A festival of dances

A festival of dances

Kristu Jayanti College recently hosted the 10th annual edition of ‘Nrityanjali’. The inter-college dance fest witnessed participation from 28 colleges across the city.

The programme included events such as ‘Eastern group’, ‘Eastern solo’, ‘Western group’, ‘Western solo’, ‘Classical’, ‘Adaptune’, ‘Theme’, ‘Tribal’ and ‘Duet’ dance.

The inaugural ceremony was attended by T R Ramani, former manager, City Union Bank. Other attendees were Rajagopalan, former BGM-HE, City Union Bank and Sudarshan, head, campus recruitment team, City Union Bank. Fr Josekutty P D, principal, delivered the presidential address.

The judges for the day were renowned artistes in the field of art and culture - Varna Sampath, Deepika, Mithun Shyam, Minnu Shyam, Dr Jessica, Manassi, Xavier Prasad and June Valentine.
The students had a wonderful time participating in different programmes.
Leah Liz, a student from the BA department, said, “The atmosphere was festive and enjoyable. It was a very exciting experience to see different colleges come and perform various forms of dance and showcase their talents in our college.”

St Claret’s College emerged as the overall winners of ‘Nrityanjali 2017’ while the runners-up trophy was bagged by Jyoti Nivas College. Fr Emmanuel, head of department, department of psychology; Dr Calistus Jude, dean, department of life sciences; Gouri Vinod and Joshua Christopher, the literary and cultural association coordinators were also present on the dais.
Around 3,000 people attended the show.

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