MET UTSAV 2015
METs intra-collegiate mega annual festival
The Grand Annual Cultural Fest of the MET League of Colleges MET Utsav was held between 24 31 January at Bhujbal Knowledge Centre, Mumbai. Though it might look like a week-long fest but the enthusiastic METizens had started the preparations as early as December 14 when the auditions began.
On the Inauguration Day young students from MET Rishikul Vidyalaya stole the show with their performance of invocation dance. It was an eventful day, with Inaugural Parade, Scientific Corner, One Minute Games and the first time ever the Alumni Hub - that allowed the entrepreneur MET alumni to showcase their business ideas that also served as an inspiration to budding professionals. The entire day, MET students, staff and faculty participated in over 10 innovative workshops like Fingerprint Analysis, Image Makeover, Handwriting Analysis, just to name a few, that exposed them to a variety of areas ranging from hobbies to self-management. The dignitaries also visited the Creativity Exhibition at the main Atrium. This exhibition showcased original creations paintings, sculptures, artworks, origami etc by the MET students, staff and faculty. It was a marvelous display of creative talents at this exhibition from METizens.
The MET Annual Sports Meet on the second day brought with it new challenges, new winners and loads of fun and frolic. METizens truly set the ball rolling, they were in action, sweating it out on the field, vying for victory in cricket, football, table tennis etc. The end of the day, individual champions and winning teams were rewarded with certificates and trophies.
MET Utsav 2015 celebrations concluded with the grand finale Cultural Nite on 31st January. A Talent Hunt competition in music, singing, mimicry was held on 24th January from where the winners were selected, they then rigorously trained to put up the scintillating performances on the Cultural Nite which was highly appreciated by the audience. The stage showcased power-packed performances in dance, music, drama, laser shows and more. Sixty four arts were weaved into the innovative fashion show. The eye-catching aerial acts by MET students also left the audience spell-bound. During this week long celebrations, MET Gaurav awards were bestowed upon METizens for their excellence in the academic, curricular and sports at the state/national level, whereas MET Bhushan were conferred on MET staff for rendering over 15 years of services.
Shri. Chhagan Bhujbal, Chairman, MET conferred the MET Ratna awards on distinguished METizens during the Cultural Nite. Music icon Sudesh Bhosale enthralled the audience with his style and singing, which left the audience cheering and wanting more. Bollywood actor Zayed Khan also encouraged the students to do well in their career. Upcoming singer Shadab Afridi gave a heart throbbing performance.
This is one time of the year when the staff, students, faculty, admin, technical and non-academic staff rejoice together on a single platform devoid of all hierarchies. MET Utsav 2015 was indeed a multi-dimensional event, which kept the spirits of the audience alive and left everyone with wonderful memories to cherish for lifetime.