An exhilarating experience

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An exhilarating experience

Jyoti Nivas College recently celebrated its national level inter-collegiate cultural fest ‘Scintillation’. The Ministry of Tourism, government of Karnataka, were the title sponsors of the same with the theme ‘Mirrors -‘Dis’cover you’.

The fest also aimed at promoting the vibrant culture of Karnataka through various events and activities. There were around 48 colleges who participated in it.

The first day of ‘Scintillation’ witnessed many colourful performances including Indian group dance, mime, Western acoustic music, solo dance,  ice-breaker, ‘rap it’ and fashion walk.

The offstage events were ‘create with 50’, ‘hogathon’, ‘arm painting’, ‘treasure hunt’, ‘funk junk’, ‘turn coat’, ‘stand-up comedy’ and ‘photography’.

The street events were street dance, beat boxing and ‘let’s play a prank’. It attracted a large number of people who were seen cheering for the performers till the end.

 There was a lantern night on the first day that lit up the evening sky and put a perfect end to the day.

 Abhishek C, a student of Garden City College, said, “The best part about ‘Scintillation’ was the lantern night. The sky was lit up and it was a very special moment for all of us who were a part of it.”

The second day witnessed several onstage events that kept the audience at the edge of their seats.

They cheered for the teams that performed for ‘Western dance’, ‘Indian music group’, ‘just a minute’, ‘solo singing’,  ‘personality’, ‘switch heels’ and ‘union face-off’.

The off stage events were ‘collage’, ‘open letters to none’, ‘micro tale writing’, ‘poetry slam’, ‘art zone’, ‘movie-making’, ‘virtual designing’ and ‘fireless cooking’. The street event for the second day was street play.

The teams portrayed various social issues in an interesting way. Adding to these, ‘Sunburn’ in association with Jyoti Nivas College organised ‘Sunburn Campus’.

The event featured DJs OllyEsse, NDS and Rohit. Reginold, a student of St Joseph’s College of Commerce, said, “Sunburn was mindblowing. This was my first Sunburn concert and I thoroughly enjoyed it.”

The jury for the fest

comprised Riyaz (aka Rimen), Balaji, Harman Preet Singh, Faizan, Tushar Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Nouman Khan, Zaheer, Mark Zubair, Sudhir, Zeeshan and Bangalore Food Harem.
There were many stalls and food trucks that attracted the crowd too.

Raghav, a participant from Loyola College, Chennai, said, “The fest was amazing. The Union pulled it off really well. Kudos to the entire team for all their hard work and dedication.”

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