Nritiyakriti, the Choreography competition on Day 1 of Ullas was organised by Adagio, the Choreography Society of the college. There were a total of 8 participating teams including Kirori Mal College, Gargi College, Sri Venkateswara College and Hansraj College. The judges for the event were Mr. Adi, Director of Rada and known for blending contemporary with lyrical hip-hop and Mr. Arjun Kohli, guest artist with Anveshana Dance Theatre and Urshilla Dance Company.

cho_nHindu College’s Choreography Society- Srijya put up a performance titled ‘Paradox’. Ashish from Hindu College elaborated, “We’ve put up our performance related to fear, three different levels of fear. The organisation of the event has been good and all participants were competitive enough.”

Eventually Gargi College’s choreography society Sparx won the first place in the competition, with Hansraj College’s Terpsichorean following second. One of the judges said, “I have seen all colleges, some are good, some are better. I’ve seen lack of synchronisation in almost all performances.” He also emphasised that “performances should have a wow factor”.

The Debating Society of the college, Crossfire also conducted a conventional debate earlier in the day. The motion for the debate was – This house believes that temporary anarchy is the only means to achieve a stable democracy as an end. Madhav from KMC, Divya from KMC and Mehvish from St. Stephen’s were adjudged the best speakers and Divya from KMC was the best interjector.