MET UTSAV IN FULL SWING
As a part of MET two decades celebration, MET Utsav 09 promises to be a unique and pulsating fest.
MET’s intra-collegiate fest MET UTSAV 2009 kick started with the inauguration ceremony by Trustee - MET on September 19. This was followed by the lamp lighting ceremony, coconut breaking, singing of Ganpati Stuti and Saraswati Vandana, students and children from the 18 affluent institutions of MET participated in the ‘Talent Hunt’ which was held a day before the inauguration showcasing their talent in music, singing.
‘Masti ki Paathshala’ presented multiple workshops within the premises of the institute. Self Defense workshop was conducted by Anil Patil, a black belt five degree in Karate. He tipped the students on Self Defense and also educated the girls on how to get out of difficult situations.
Kanika Verma a MET student turned a frown into a smile as she spoke of her experience fighting off a thief by holding and kicking him. “I have now learnt much more than just kicking,” she said after emerging from the workshop.
Clay Moulding workshop by Dattatray Kumbhar and Parshuram taught the students how to transform clay into an article of desire. “It was a really interesting session. I have learnt how to use clay and make diyas and pots,” says a joyous Nikita Dhruv, faculty from the Institute of Pharmacy, who attended the pottery workshop.
Jazz Dandiya and Bollywood Dancing saw the thumkas of various Shiamak Davar dancers. They set the mood at MET and people swayed to the music all through the afternoon and evening. Personal Grooming was a session taught by Ostara experts Christina and Nupoor. This session saw a lot of interactivity between all the members taking part in the workshop including the trustees.
“All this makes me wonder what MET’s grand finale will have instore for us,” says Priyanka Surve, student of the Institute of Mass Media. The MET Utsav 09 Grand Finale will be held on September 26 at the Shamukhananda Hall at Sion(E), where the talented students will perform into the night shining brighter than the stars making it go down as a day worth remembering in the minds of everyone present at the occasion.