- Sharda University’s annual techno-cultural fest begins from March 10th till March 13th.
- Host of celebrities lined up for four-day extravaganza
- 1,000 participants from over 80 colleges, universities have registered for 27 events
CHORUS 2016, the much awaited annual mega event of Sharda University, begins today. The March 10-13 techno-cultural event, which is hugely popular with the student community in the entire North India, will see famous celebrities like Kanika Kapoor, Jassi Gill; Babbal Rai, Poonam Mathur, model Harshita Kashyap, Sahil Kapoor (Colour TV), Sahil Aneja (Dance India Dance).
Gokaraju Ganga Raju, BJP MP from Andhra Pradesh and Vice President, BCCI South Zone, will be the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony on Thursday, March 10. A number of dignitaries, including foreign ambassadors, are expected to grace the ceremony.
Up to 1,000 participants from more than 80 colleges and universities have registered for 27 events and competitions that will take place during the four-day extravaganza. Some of the notable institutions from where registrations have been made are: AMU, Jammu University, Amity, Galgotai, LPU, G.L. Bajaj, SRM (Haryan), Islamic Universities (Kashmir), etc.
The theme of Chorus 2016 is ‘Space Endeavour’. Man has always been curious about moon, sky and the stars. So, it will all be a star studded affair, literally too! The chorus team will celebrate the major human triumphs in space like first animal to space, the first man to step on Moon and the Mars Rover.
This year Contrivance, the Tech Fest in which Engineering students of Sharda University showcase their projects and compete among themselves, have been merged with Chorus. It means visitors to the four-day event will also have chance of seeing innovations by Sharda students. This event is restricted only to Sharda students. So far, only Engineering students have been showcasing their projects and competing among themselves. But this year the whole of Sharda will be competing with them, specially Medical and Paramedical students.
Chorus 2016 has already created a buzz in cyber space. The Facebook page has garnered nearly 30,000 likes and counting. The event lineup is something which everyone is waiting for with bated breath. Rowdies, Treasure Hunt, Battle of Bands, Mosaic Bolt, Clash of Titans, Gully Cricket, Sur Sartaj, Mr. &Miss Glamour, Nukkad Natak and Celebrity Nights are some of the exciting events.
For making this techno-cultural fest a grand success, more than 15 sponsors including VH1, Radio Mirchi 98.3 Fm, Syndicate Bank, Danik Jagran, Tomatodeli.com, Hip Hop International, Suno Sharda 90.8 FM, Ozone 3 Fitness and Spa, Campus Princess and many more are participating in the event.
Started as a traditional cultural festival in the year 2010, Chorus has set a new benchmark as one of the largest and the most glamorous fests in the Greater Noida with a huge gathering of students from top colleges and universities across the nation. It has become the North India’s largest cultural fest that sees a footfall of around 35,000 students from over 238 Colleges and Universities from all over the world.
Conceptualized as a remarkable happening, the Grand-Fiesta destined to platform the young talents while adding the real spirit of celebration topped with an extravaganza of fun, frolic and enthusiasm. Every year, this cultural fest of Sharda University was celebrated with great zeal and it has seen the grand success followed by the fantastic participation.
The previous years have witnessed an active participation of celebrities like ace singer Sukhwinder Singh and Neha Kakkar who enthralled the students with electrifying and scintillating performances.
Also, Bollywood actor and Delhi damsel Vaani Kapoor of Shudh Desi Romance graced the event by her presence and judged a Style Fiesta – a glamorous fashion show organized at Sharda University. In 2014, veteran actor Om Puri along with actress Divya Dutta joined the students and judged “Nukkad Naatak” in Chorus.
Overall, the past annual cultural festivals has enthralled the crowd with a high dose of rocking performances, enacted theatrical acts and street plays, literary events, glamorous fashion shows, delightful musical performances and much more.
For students, faculties and non-teaching staff, the festival was a ‘never-to-miss opportunity’ to steal a moment from their monotonous lifestyle and submerge like a free bird in the sky of joviality. In short, Chorus has been an eclectic mix of exuberance, gala and people.