Impressions, the first fest of the year, was conducted by Chords and Co. on the 11th of September. With photo booths, stick-it messages, and a sublime performance by Shorthand and other bands, the fest provided a jovial, and relaxed evening to all in need.
On 15th September 2018, AIESEC organised a cleanliness drive as a part of their attempt to spread awareness about World Cleanup Day. A whopping 850 students from various colleges across the university enrolled for the event.
6th of September, a day that would go down in history as the day that freedom to love was declared a fundamental right in India, was celebrated by the members of Ada dramatics through ‘Chakravyuh’, a street play they performed in TMA Pai Hall as well as the Student Plaza of MIT. The play centred around the themes of social issues that we face today and compared them to incidents from our mythological epics to take inspiration from them.
The second edition of MILAP, the literary fest of MAHE kicked off with an inauguration ceremony on 6th September at KMC, Manipal. The panel of chief guests included esteemed personalities such as Dr Atamjit Singh and Professor HS Shivaprakash. Each day of MILAP was concluded with a play, written and directed by some of the talented resource persons on the panel this year. Read on to find out more.
Animesh Garg, a third-year student from the School of Communication, is a genius in filmmaking with works shown at the Cannes Film Festival at such a young age. ADA Dramatics in association with MILAP gave a platform for all the enthusiasts to interact with the man himself.
Aaina Dramatics’ electrifying street play featured an impish Narad Muni, stressed-out college students, and of course, the villainous media. Read on to find out more about ‘Media Par Var-Aaj Ka Samachar’.
The 2nd National Conference on Youth in Social Change was held at the Dr. TMA Pai Halls in Manipal on the 25th and 26th of August. The main aims of the conference were to encourage the concept of giving among the youth and to promote DaanUtsav, the nationwide festival of giving.
RedX, Manipal organised a clothes donation drive on the 26th of August, 2018 in the slums of Beedinagudde. Read on to find out more about this compassionate act.
AAINA Dramatics presented their first production of the semester, Double Bill on 23rd August. The article is a review of the event and the individual plays that were delivered.
Former District Collector of Kozhikode Prasanth Nair, who has been involved with the relief operations following the Kerala floods, interacted with the press and public in separate sessions at the venue of the National Conference on Youth in Social Change on Sunday. Nair talked about the operations following the disaster and initiatives during his time as the DC.