21 Nov 2018 18:15 IST

XIMB’s Xpressions ends on a high note

Singer Sunidhi Chauhan’s performance was the highlight of the three-day festival

Day two and three of Xpressions, the management cultural fest of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), ended on a high note.

Day two

XIMB MUN, the UN simulation event by SpeakUp, the oratory club, addressed the critical differences between a moderated caucus and a general speaker’s list. AdValorem by X-Seed, the entrepreneurship cell, continued testing the entrepreneurial acumen of undergraduates, with Team Ohayo winning the competition and Team Paws being the runners-up. Zorb It Out, by the international relations committee, continued with participants flowing in to enjoy zorbing all day all.

MAXIM Mela (marketing research event) continued its unique market research with a series of fun games structured on the most popular youth game, PUBG, and goodies were awarded to the winners. Goonj, the singing competition by XStage, the cultural committee, saw the participants enthrall the audience with their mesmerising voice.

The social responsibility cell organised a handicraft stall. Flight of Fancy, a literary event by LitSoc, the literary committee, put the participants’ imagination to test to bring out their creativity.

Trade Wars, the trading simulation game by X-Fin, the finance association, gave the participants an opportunity to test their financial expertise by trading in various equities across major Indian stock markets. Maven, a national level case study competition, by the consulting and strategy consortium, gave the participants an opportunity to test their consulting and strategy skills. Case-Connect, a national level case study competition by X-Sys, the systems association, was an initiative to test different concepts the participants have learned in different streams of management and their application in designing innovative solutions.

Aarohan, the operations case study competition by X-Ops, the operations committee, gave the participants space to show their skills in operations management. Jack of All Trades, a case study and simulation game competition by the gaming committee, comprised a quiz, a case study and a business simulation game by Cesim. Virasat, a classical competition by Spicmacay, provided a platform for the participants to showcase the Indian legacy through classical dance, classical singing and instrumentals.

The evening brought with it two performances — Decibelz and Moongphali.

Day three

The day opened with a short-film making competition Final Cut, the flagship event of IlluminatiX, the media and PR cell of XIMB. Thirkan, a group dance competition by X-Stage, the cultural committee, embraced the rhythm within and without. Zorb It Out continued with participants flowing in to enjoy zorbing all day long, as did Jack of all Trades.

MAXIM was won by the team Power Players from XIMB comprising Aloknath Patra, Pratik Saraf and Abhishek Sahu, with Mettle Troppers from IIM Shillong being the runners-up. X-Lens, the photography community of XIMB, presented Lensation, showcasing creativity captured in pictures. XQuizzite, the knowledge and quizzing committee, organised its flagship quizzing event, Inquizzitive.

The much-awaited event, Celeblitz, witnessed the riveting performance by melody queen Sunidhi Chauhan.

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