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Three-day youth fest at Amity Varsity concludes

Amity Youth Festival 2017 concluded on Saturday with musical performances, including by Punjabi pop singer Mika

noida Updated: Feb 18, 2017 21:51 IST
Sohil Sehran
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Artistes perform at Amity University on the conclusion of youth fest on Saturday.

The three-day knowledge and entertainment extravaganza ‘Amity Youth Festival 2017’ concluded on Saturday with musical performances, including by Punjabi pop singer Mika Singh.

The youth fest also saw various events that showcased the talent of the thousands of students from various colleges who participated in the fest.

Over 100 technical and cultural events were conducted over the three days of the festival including fashion show, musical rock band competition, dance competition, workshops, quiz, games, debates, mock parliament and a star night, among others.

Among the competitions, Amity School of Fine Arts organised an ‘On the spot painting competition’ wherein the 30 participants were given three hours to paint their thoughts on the themes ‘My Dream’ and ‘Women Empowerment’.

Amity School of Business too organised a brand identity prism in which there were two rounds. In the first round, the rapid fire round, students’ knowledge about particular brands was tested and in the second round the students had to prove hypothetical theories about a brand.

A total of 16 teams from various colleges such as Ramanujan College, IP College for Women, Indian School of Business and Finance, IMT Ghaziabad, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and Amity University participated in the competition.

The first prize was awarded to the team from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College with a cash prize of Rs12,000. The IMT Ghaziabad team won the second prize of Rs7,000.

Apart from more than 30 workshops conducted during the fest, a story-telling competition witnessed over 200 participations from colleges across Delhi-NCR such as IIT Delhi, SRCC, Miranda House and others.

The stories were judged by Varun Singh, motivational speaker and founder of the NGO Muskan. The top 15 stories were awarded, out of which best three received cash prize and rest were honoured with medals.

The stories will be compiled subsequently and published into a book.