17 Nov 2018 19:23 IST

Day 1 of XIMB’s Xpressions showcases biz skills, creative performances

Teams showed off their strengths in oratory, quizzing, style and entrepreneuriship as well

Xpressions, the management cultural fest of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, one of the biggest Management-Cultural fests across India. The first day’s events were held on November 16.



Aaghaz, the Nukkad Natak competition by X-Stage, the cultural committee of XIMB, which expresses reality in the form of theatre, showed some real emotion, leaving the crowd touched. It captured eyeballs, with IIIT, Bhubaneshwar crowned as winners and XIMB as the runners-up. Soon after, the XIMB MUN, A UN simulation event by SpeakUp, the Oratory Club, took centrstage as the audience saw the presentation of a variety of opinions and ideas pertaining to the current global scenarios.

Nirnay (by X-Ops, the operations Committee) and Resonance (by X-Sys, the Systems Committee) are online simulation games, where the participants had to showcase their business acumen and feasibility. Resonance was won by Team Felina with Team Dothraki as the runners-up. IRC, the International Relations Committee, conducted Zorb it Out, a unique quiz-cum-gaming event, which resulted in a tie between Globetrotters and D Generation Z.


AdValorem by X-Seed, the entrepreneurship cell, helped the participants test their entrepreneurial acumen. This was followed by Fincaso, a case study competition by X-Fin, which was won by team Affluentia from NMIMS, with XIMB being the runners-up.

Paint@XIMB, an initiative by Spicmacay-XIMB Chapter brought out the creative side of the participants, where Aanchal Priyadarshini, a student from DAV Public School was crowned as winner and Bharatendu Panda from XIMB was the runner-up. MAXIM Mela (Marketing Research Event), the marketing fair by the Marketing Committee, was a unique way of conducting market research. Sportscom Fantasy League grabbed attention as it was a first for XIMB. The bidding initiative left all truly enthralled with their virtual experience in the sporting world.

Carnival de Vogue was definitely one of the highlights of Day 1 as everyone upped their glamour quotient and put on a strong performance before the ever-cheerful crowd.

The evening began with an electrifying performance by Zephyrtone, the youngest electronic pop music duo. To end the night, the audience was treated to a rib-tickling performance by Comedy Adda featuring Gaurav Kapoor.