The enthusiasm never ends

The enthusiasm never ends

The enthusiasm never ends

creative A street play in progress. dh photos by Shivakumar B HThe three-day fest Utsav of BMS College of Engineering concluded with a bang. The fest drew a good response from the students. More than 80 colleges from across the State competed in 60 competitions during the fest.

Events such as Indian music, solo dance, light vocal solo, Kannada dumb charades, rangoli sketching, collage, Kannada debate, prepared speech, technical quiz, online collage, Kannada storywriting and movie reviews drew an overwhelming response.

The final day saw events like Mad Ads, fashion show, Kannada anthakshari, Western acoustic, last actor standing, painting, face painting, short film-making, open quiz, classical instrumental solo and web designing.

Sahas, the mountaineering club of the college, conducted ten different events in sports and adventure categories. Task race, paintball, rappling (vertical descent), river crossing (horizontal movement), wall climbing and many other events were crowd-pullers.

Whiplash provided a platform for seven rock bands to perform throughout the day. “We started this event five years ago and the participation has been increasing every year.

Famous bands like Parousia, The Bicycle Days, Eccentric Pendulum, Sold Up, Requiem, All The Fat Children and Escher's Knot performed this year,” says Vidya, the coordinator.
The debate saw the competitors battle it out and Kapil Ray of MSRIT stood first.
In rangoli, the participants were asked to draw sketches on the topic Celebration and Vibrance.

Street Battle had more than 12 teams, consisting of 12 members who enacted street plays most of which had a message ingrained in them.

 Last Actors Standing, an exclusive event, was meant to explore and test the acting skills of students in all the aspects like direction, script, music and acting. It was held in two rounds and Kousar Hamza of AMC College emerged as winner.

In short movie making, participants were assigned to make short films on two themes, Mobile Mania and Bangalore Metro in which Vivek C of RNSIT bagged first prize.

The glamour quotient featured dazzling models. The Kannada Anthakshari event, which made use of all sophisticated technology, was a big entertainer for the audiences and Manjunath R and Karthik R of GAT stood first. MSRIT emerged as the overall champion.
 “I participated in two

dance events and enjoyed the fest. The adventurous events were the best. But, the
security check at every other point was exasperating,” opined a student from Tumkur.