Jashan-2018 inaugurated at GNDU
The Inter-Departmental Cultural Competitions Jashan-2018 of the Guru Nanak Dev University Campus has begun here today at the Dasmesh Auditorium with great enthusiasm. As many as 700 Student-artists of the various Departments of the University are participating in this four-day event which would be concluded on March 11.
Dr. Dimple Srivastava, eminent Physician inaugurated this festival by lighting the candles. Professor Shweta Shenoy, Head, MYOAS GNDU Department of Sports Science and Medicine presided over. Prof. SS Behl, Dean, Students’ Welfare welcomed the chief guest and others. On this occasion a large number of students, teachers & other officers were present.
Dr. Srivastava said that any competition should be competed above the spirit of loss and victory. She said that both the teams, winners and losers also learned lesson from the events in which they participated. She also lauded the achievements of University in the field of Academics, Cultural and Sports.
While blessing the student artists Prof. Behl said that student should participate in this type of activities alongwith their formal studies to develop their confidence and over all personality. He said that culture is not only singing and dancing but also scientific culture, moral culture and beauty culture and all three together make the complete culture. He said that University is excelling in all the three.
During these four days, the student-artists from various department of the University would participate in 28 cultural competitions in the domains of Dance, Music, Fine Arts, Literary and Theater.
On the opening day, JASHAN started with the Shabad/Bhajan and the competitions of Geet/Gazal, Western Vocal, Folk Song, Poetical Symposium, Debate, Extempore, Quiz, Collage, Cartooning, Rangoli, Poster Making, Painting on the Spot, On the Spot Thematic Photography were held.
On second day i.e. March 9 the competitions of Bhangra, Creative Group Dance, Western GroupDance, Choreography would be organized. Notanki, Mime, Mimicry, Skit, Show of Short Film Making, Instrumental Percussion & Non Percussion and Flower Arangement Fresh competitions would be held on March 10 and on the concluding day the competitions of Dance to Tune and Gidha followed by prize distribution would be held.