Oct. 17, 2011
-- Folk as well as Western Dances stole the show on the last day of the annual youth festival of Lovely Professional University. Rocking performances by multi-talented students of the University compelled the onlookers to sing, dance, feel and celebrate the great two gala days along with them. The enthusiastic audience remained responding with gusto and applauds on the scintillating performances of the students. The second day witnessed Geet, Gazals, Qwaalliz, Collage Making, Vocal, Giddha, Bhangra, famous Folk & Western Dances of different states and countries and many more show stealing performances by hundreds of students. Last Day's events also included competitions in mimicry, mime, debate, on the spot-painting, Clay-Modelling & Rangoli. The Lovely School of Arts and Animation of the University has been declared winner unanimously by nine renowned judges.
Handing over the coveted glittering trophy to the leaders of the winning School, the Chief-Guest of the day, Mr Ashok Mittal, the Chancellor of the University congratulated all on the magnanimous outcome of the mammoth youth festival: "Such organizations keep all of us full of youth, vitality and vigour in deeds, actions as well as in thoughts and planning too." Continuing he held: "The massive participation from international students has given a global outlook to the festival, this year. The opportunity shared by other students to work together with them under a great feeling of oneness, equality and determination will certainly make them more humane and global citizens. All of them are going to have proper understanding towards culture, customs, traditions related to performers hailing from different Indian states and other countries."
It is worth noticing that during the day, many stalls at different blocks of the university had competitions in poster making, Tattoos Ikebana, Dance, Robotics, LAN Games, Sports, Quiz Show, Band Performances, Fashion Parade, Mehndi, Face Painting etc worth cash Prizes, Gifts and other attractions. Many special food stalls of tongue tasting stuffs kept attracting the gluttons like anything. Prior to this, the inaugural day has already seen the colourful, classical, cultural display of different forms of art. Seven Popular Students Bands of the University also remained performing round the clock on both days and made more than 20,000 students dance to their rhythms and melodies. All the students, teachers, other members of the staff, many relatives and friends of theirs enjoyed fun and frolic got through different types of celebrative organizations.
In the end, the Chancellor, Mr Ashok Mittal, distributed the prizes to the winning students of different competitions. He was accompanied by the Pro Chancellor, Ms Rashmi Mittal, of the University.