School of Communication Studies, Panjab University organized a two-day media fest, Soch- ‘Soch Local, Ban Global’. The fest got opened at around 11 a.m. on November 17th, 2017. From street play to Fashion Show, the fest had something for everybody.
The first event of the fest was Spin a Story, which was a writing competition. In spin a story, each participant had to take out 3 chits and write a story based on those cues. First prize was bagged by Arshdeep Kaur from SD College. Second position was a tie between Devendra Singh Chaudhary from History Department, PU and Asma Hafiz from Chandigarh University. The third prize was won by Ridhima Gupa from Chitkara University.
Alongside Spin a Story, Graffiti and Ad Mad also took place. The winner for Ad Mad was Team A from Doaba College. Ishita Sarkar from PGGCG triumphed Graffiti. Keeping the soul of communication alive, an RJ Hunt was organized where students came and presented their orating skills. Shaiffali from Doaba College bagged the prize here.
There were many other competitions such as Photography, Aankhon Dekhi, Debate, Dance, etc. In debate, Harsimrat Chawla from SCD College, Ludhiana and Kartik from SACC, Ludhiana won the 1st and 2nd prize, respectively.
In the evening, a fashion show was organized. Ishaan Sharma and Ira Korpal served as the judges for the fashion show. Each team was given a unique theme and they got dressed in beautiful attires complementing the theme. The night got dazzled as the participants walked the ramp with grace and style. The results of the fashion show will be announced tomorrow. Later, there was a DJ night in which the students swayed with the beats and showed their Desi moves over Global music.
“Soch is one of the most organized festivals that has ever happened in Panjab University. The Fashion Quotient was really high, which is usually not seen in PU” said Ishaan Sharma.
Ahsaas Verma, one of the organizers of Soch said, “We are relieved to see such an excited and enthusiastic crowd. We have got more than what we expected and we hope to maintain the same energy tomorrow.”
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