Many faces of expressions

Rhapsody

Vice-Principal of the College, Sister Elizabeth inaugurated the programme and wished the students all success.

The events on the first day of the fest included collage-making, rangoli, ice-breakers, hair-styling, monoact, face-painting, essay writing and debate.

Prof Susheela of the English Department said she was proud to see the enthusiasm and spirit of the students. “We are conducting these competitions as a part of the curricular activities. The purpose behind this activity is to bring forth the talents of the students. Through this novel idea, students will build confidence and acquire communication skills,” she revealed.

Shalini Priyanka, Cultural Secretary of the College, said that the event was organised to pick the best talents. “The winners in various competitions will represent the College for other activities going to be held outside the College,” she added.

Ankitha, a first year B Com student, who participated in rangoli was excited about the events.

“This is a novel experience for me. All the four members of the team have prepared well to create a beautiful rangoli. We are making use of coloured rice, rangoli powder and marigold flowers,” she explained.

Pavani and her team were busy designing a pretty mermaid in a pond with small fishes. She explained how the rangoli was created using different colours and salt. The most attractive rangoli among all was the Kathakali face made by Rohini and the team.
“We are upholding the rich culture of our country by sketching the face of a folk art, which is very popular in Kerala. We have tried our best to bring the facial expressions in white lines,” she smiles.

Pooja R, a participant in the collage-making, explained the details. “The theme of the competition is Music Makes People Crazy. So, we, team members are making a good piece by cutting and pasting the pictures of musicians and musical instruments collected from newspapers and magazines,” she revealed.

The cultural fest will culminate on September 4. The other competitions in the fest include Indian dance, Western music, quiz, anthakshari, fireless cooking, mehendi, vegetable carving, clay modelling, photography and so on. More than 1,500 students are participating in various events.

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