13 Dec Viaje 2017 (Karnavati University’s annual cultural festival)
Karnavati University’s annual cultural festival, Viaje, is a platform where various unique talents of the students are nurtured and promoted through a series of events and activities.
The inauguration event of Viaje 2017 on November 29, 2017 started with lighting the lamp and ribbon-cutting ceremony by Prof. Manas Chakravarty (Dean, UWSB), Dr. Bhuvneshwar Gupta (Director-Academics, UWSB), Mr. Jayantilal Panchal, (Director UID), Colonel Surojit Bose (Director Academics and International Collaborations, UID), Dr. Dipti Shah , (Principal, KSD), Dr. Mrinal Raste (Dean, UWSL) and other respected dignitaries. Later, a group of students gave an enthralling dance performance and enchanted everyone.
The second day of the Viaje 2017 commenced with lots of fervor. The first half of the day was filled with sports events such as racing, gully cricket, badminton, satolia, table tennis etc. Many students also participated in the face painting activity and clicked selfies with beautiful artworks on their faces. Later in the day, students organized a dancing competition wherein lots of participants gave wonderful individual and group performances.
The Grand Finale of this cultural fiesta that took place under the stars on Karnavati University campus ground started with a fashion show where Karnavati-ans showcased their style prowess and set the stage on fire. All the winners and participants of different sports events were awarded trophies, medals, and certificates. Standup comedian Chirayu Mistry gave a brilliant performance that set off waves of laughter from the audience. The event ended with a spectacular Band Show and lots of memories to cherish for life!
The last day of Viaje 2017 was all about band shows, DJs and dancing. One of the bands got the night started by getting the crowd hyped to western rock and heavy metal music. The singer drew the crowd in front of the stage and had them headbanging with the music. DJs created a trance-like atmosphere with the stage lights and set the mood right for the night by playing some really groovy beats. Students enjoyed the event to the fullest by cheering and dancing till the wee hours of the night.