Rhapsody is one of the most awaited fests of Delhi University. With approximately 10,000 people attending the fest, Rhapsody 2016 automatically became prodigious and spectacular. It was organized for two days – 28th and 29th January.
The crowd was manageable on day 1, but day 2 saw a huge increase with more students attending the fest from different colleges. Well, the reason for this was the presence of none other than “Guru Randhawa” himself!
The first day was started with a performance by ”Riyaaz-The Indian Music Society.” The Guest of Honour was Mr.Mehraj Hassan, and Ms. Nisha Singh was the event’s Chief Guest. The inauguration ceremony was followed by inspiring words from the prestigious guests.
The fest had many events, including AD-MAD, Rangoli-making, and Intifada – The Nukkad Natak competition, organized simultaneously.
Winners of these Programmes:
Admad – ARSD
Rangoli making – Dyal Singh
Intifada – Deshbandhu college
Match the Beat: The competitions on Day 1 came to an end with the Western Dance Performances in “Match the Beat.” There were many high-Octane performances, and Miranda House emerged as the winner, followed by the sumptuous performance of Zeal – the Western Dance Society of Maitreyi College. It was one of the greatest highlights of DAY 1.
The celebrations on the first day came to an end with the enthralling Aadhya Band that struck a chord with the audience with various hits. The concert was stupendous and captivating.
A fest is incomplete without delicious food. The stalls at the fest offered pizzas, momos, cupcakes, burgers, chaat, lip-smacking gol-gappe, and much more! Rhapsody was definitely on good footing this time too.
Beauty stalls were also there. It truly was a complete package.
Day 2 started with a fashion show and ended with a breathtaking live performance by “Guru Randhawa” himself.
The day started with the fashion competition ”Panache” organized by Galore, the Fashion society of Maitreyi College. The theme was “Break the Silence.” Lady Irwin secured the first position while the competition ended on a happy note with a performance by GALORE.
Bhaag Photographer Bhaag
‘On spot photography treasure hunt’ was arranged by “Vista, the photography society of Maitreyi College.” The theme was “Bollywood,” and no professional camera was required.
This was the most awaited and exciting part of the fest. Rockstrings band performed live in the afternoon and gave a boggling and phenomenal show. The guitarist of Aryans Band left no stone unturned in entertaining the audience.
Finally, it was time for the star of the fest,” Guru Randhawa.” The excitement was clearly visible in the crowd. As soon as he took the stage, the crowd got extremely excited. He set the stage on fire. Guru sang his famous hit songs like “Patola,” “Outfit,” and his latest release, “Yaar mod do.” The audience remained engrossed in his engaging personal talks and awesome performances.
The fest was definitely one that no one would want to miss. The students enjoyed it a lot, and the efforts of the Student Union were clearly visible. The fest season is on, and if the beginning was so good, then I am sure you can expect much more from other fests.