Press Esc to close
Wednesday 01 July 2015
News updated at 6:08 PM IST
Weather
Max: 33°C
Min : 19°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Fun time for business students

Neha Das, Nov 27, 2012, DHNS:

COLLEGE FEST

Marking 50 years of excellence of leadership in International Business Education and Research, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) organised its annual fest ‘Quo Vadis 2012’.

The three-day management and cultural fest held from November  23–25 witnessed scintillating performances, informative knowledge sessions, entertaining theatre shows, and many more fun-filled activities.

The City’s Lt. Governor Tejendra Khanna, as chief guest on the occasion encouraged students to follow the path of ethics in business environment. He also emphasised the role of international business in the current global economic scenario.

The fest kick-started with a performance by the Bhatts - comprising Grammy award winner Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt; Canadian Grammy nominee Salil Bhatt and Limca book world record holder Satvik Bhatt. The splendid performance captivated the audiences and built the momentum for the fest.  

Enumerating on Quo Vadis, Surajit Mitra, Director IIFT, said, “IIFT has been a leader since 50 years in international business education and research. However, the institute does not restrict itself to classroom teaching or oratory world of knowledge and instead extends its boundaries to plethora of management and cultural activities.

Quo Vadis is our sincere effort to provide a platform to the students for their overall development by breaking the cocoon of conventional classroom teaching.”

With intent to give the students a chance to share a common platform with eminent industry stalwarts, a series of guest lecturers were also organised. Some of the renowned corporate honchos who were a part of the knowledge summit were Sachin Bhatia, Sales Director at Accenture, Ajay Singh, Deputy General Manager Electronics at Bharti Walmart India, Vijay Sehgal, Vice President at Sales and Marketing at Reliance Communications, etc. amongst many others.

The second day of fest was marked by a magical performance by Rishi Inc., a group of music lovers who firmly believe that music is the universal language of mankind. They seemed to have lived up to their belief as they held the mood of the audiences by bringing out serenity, purity and authenticity of the motherland through their divine music.

The curtains of the fest were drawn with a heart-warming performance by the man with a golden voice – Lucky Ali. His performance reflected a subtle manifestation of emotions expressed in an energetic and harmonious manner. The audiences danced to the tunes of his never to be forgotten and enticing songs like Shaam savere, Ek pal ka jeena, Na tum jano na hum. 

Held annually in November, Quo Vadis is the flagship management and cultural festival of IIFT and has been instituted with an intent to pave a common platform for students from various walks of life.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Sadhus shout religious slogans as they wait to register themselves for the Amarnath Yatra...

Sadhus shout religious slogans as they wait to register themselves for the Amarnath Yatra...

A police man makes video of the members of CPWD Contractors Association during...

A police man makes video of the members of CPWD Contractors Association during...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with CEO, Airbus Defence and Space, Bernhard Gerwert...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with CEO, Airbus Defence and Space, Bernhard Gerwert...

Three warships- Tarmugli, Tillanchang and Thiayu being launched...

Three warships- Tarmugli, Tillanchang and Thiayu being launched...

AIADMK supporters celebrate Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's victory...

AIADMK supporters celebrate Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's victory...

A farmer ploughs his paddy field as monsoon clouds hover in the sky at a village...

A farmer ploughs his paddy field as monsoon clouds hover in the sky at a village...

Actor Shahrukh Khan at the launch of a new range of Tag Heuer watches...

Actor Shahrukh Khan at the launch of a new range of Tag Heuer watches...

Jindal Kamakshi being taken to the dock in Mumbai

Jindal Kamakshi being taken to the dock in Mumbai

A group of elderly Muslims taking rest as they wait for Afternoon prayer at Jamia Masjid...

A group of elderly Muslims taking rest as they wait for Afternoon prayer at Jamia Masjid...

Dark monsoon clouds hover over Albert Hall during rainy day in Jaipur

Dark monsoon clouds hover over Albert Hall during rainy day in Jaipur

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523