The third Alma Fiesta ‘12 of Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar (IIT-B) come to an end on a high note on Sunday. While the inaugural ceremony witnessed star Odissi dancer Sujata Mohapatra enthralling the audience with her solo recital, the popular band Bandish brought the curtains down.
The essence of the fest were various social causes that were highlighted during the fest. A youth marathon was organised for creating a mass awareness about saving the endangered Olive Ridley turtles. The students also collaborated with the Gopali Youth Welfare Society (GYWS).
Euphony, the rock band competition left a lasting impression on the students, while Topsy Turvy left one and all moving to the beats.
United Dancing Twisters were the winners of the group dance competition and Shabd won the Euphony.
IIT-B being the premier most engineering institute in the State, delivered what it promised. With a compilation of Nukkad competition, the literary, fine arts competition, IIT-B students managed to provide everything under one platform.
Each competition tingled the imagination and forced the students to stretch the abilities to do something extraordinary.
The salsa workshop gave the individuals with a left feet, a chance to shake a leg in the presence of the much experienced Salsa instructor Pravata Kumar Rana from Organisation M Zone.
Touted to be one of the best star night performances by the student community, amongst the numerous fests of the colleges, Bandish stole the night. “I was hoarse with screaming my lungs out, they were so good,” said Kunal Garg, a student of NISER. The apt stage management and logistics made the experience even more pleasurable.