Skill knowhow in Amity fest

Amiphoria 2018, the Amity University's three-day annual festival, opened on the Patna campus on Friday, nurturing cultural interaction and event management skills among students from different institutions.

By S.M. SHAHBAZ in Patna
  • Published 14.04.18
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CULTURAL SHOW: A student paints a participant's face on Friday. Picture by Manoj Kumar

Patna: Amiphoria 2018, the Amity University's three-day annual festival, opened on the Patna campus on Friday, nurturing cultural interaction and event management skills among students from different institutions.

S. Siddharth, the principal secretary of industries department, said: "Interaction helps students learn through each other's experiences. Now, these young management students share the responsibility to build the nation."

Nearly 500 students will participate debate, painting, art and sports competitions over the three days of the programme.

Singers Tochi Raina and Julia Bliss will perform on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

Besides, students will dabble in creative and entertainment competitions such as battle of bands, film trivia, group dance, fashion show and calligraphy.

Alok Raj, additional director-general (law and order) who was among the guests at Friday said: "Development of leadership skills is essential for students to flourish in their professional lives. Such events will develop innovative attitude and dynamic capabilities among them."

T.R. Venkatesh, the vice-chancellor of Amity University Patna, said "The annual function will allow students to learn to plan events, and mobilise financial and other resources among other skills."