BANGALORE: A two-day Inter-collegiate journalism fest ‘Rendezvous-2012’ was organised by BMS College for women on Friday and Saturday at their premises. Over 10 colleges including MS Ramaiah Degree College, Surana College, Sri Sri Centre for Media studies, St Joseph’s Evening College, National College Basavanagudi and others participated in the fest. The aim of the fest was to provide the students with an insight to various fields of media like advertising theatre, press conference, logos, photography etc. The event also gave them an opportunity to interact with participants from other colleges.
Padmaraja Dhandavathi, executive editor of Prajavani daily inaugurated the fest. Addressing the audience ,he said that it is important for the journalist to have a mastery over national and regional languages.
M A Ponnappa, President of Bangalore Press Club, Ragini Narayan, Donor Trustee of BMS Educational Trust and others were also present. Shwetha U, one of the organisers said, “the preparation for the fest had started a month before. It was an enriching experience as we were on our toes till the end of the fest.” She added, “we faced many challenges but managed to overcome it. I am happy that our efforts are recognised.” Competitions like Ad-Mad, Pee-ka-boo, Cinemascope and Pol-khol were held for those who participated in the fest.