All the cultural societies have been making great strides in their respective fields ever since their inception, earning great accolades across India under the convenorship of Dr. Sangeeta Kaul. The achievements of the different societies in the current academic year (2018-2019) are as follows:
Allegro is The Western Music Society of Sri Aurobindo College although known by only a handful of people and teachers, the society aims in the development of oneself in the field of western music. The society does not entertain posers or students who aren't willing to give it all when the situation demands so. Some of the notable achievements of the society are:
Moksh - The Dramatics Society of Sri Aurobindo College was established in the year 2001 and since then it has been striving for excellence and pushing its limits with every coming year. To it's members it is an environment of learning, observing and improving. The team believes in open expression of thoughts and emotion, forgetting the world behind,
living for the art and most importantly in the motto of 'All for one and one for all'- a family where you weren't born, but earned.Our conscience drives us to connect with people, touching their hearts and minds, sub-consciously reforming the society by addressing the problems that people are unaware of. The challenges which we might not see, but have a severe effect upon us. Through our plays, we've spoken against Censorship (Year 2016-17), Distortion of Indian History (Year 2017-18) and Preservation of Indigenous Languages (Year 2018-19)
We firmly believe in equal importance of both research & representation, and perform with energy and trust amongst the members. The team has experienced many prestigious and proud moments through the years of its existence such as grabbing various positions and awards listed below:
Our fashion society is put together by fashion lovers that take every aspect of fashion seriously. Bandwagons is more than just strutting the ramp in heels. Its aim has been to enlighten people about the issues of gender disparity and has proved to be a perfect portal to put
our fashion acumen to productive use.This year Bandwagons performed at a talk show on transgender equality organized by Indraprastha engineering college The students participated in several colleges across the country and won the following positions:
"We are the Art and we portray ourselves"
3Ps is a family full of people from different talent zones encompassing creative heads from fields like Photography, Painting, Sketching, Rangoli, Clay modeling and Craft. Every year in the month of October we celebrate art by conducting an Annual Art Exhibition.
List of proud winners:
Taleem: The Indian Music Society of Sri Aurobindo College works for the development of music in various fields. Taleem is purely dedicated to finding new possibilities and opportunities in Hindustani and Carnatic classical music, aiming to merge it elegantly with Indian Traditional Folk, Sufi and Bollywood genres to establish interest of student and people in Indian classical music. Under the able guidance of Dr. Vipin Malhotra, the society expanded its musical horizons. Some of Taleem's major achievements for the academic year 2018-19 are:
Its self-composed theme for NOTTO, secured 2nd position at SRCC and was performed at several reputed national platforms such as NOTTO, annual event in Central Park, and Hotel Ashoka for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Secured first position at CVS and second position at Kalindi college. It performed at 'Madaari' and won special appreciation by the Faculty of Music, University of Delhi. It also composed background score for the short film "Tribute to Indian Army".
Quizzing is the art of the intellect. General knowledge contributes to personal enrichment and a better understanding of world as whole. TRIVIA- the quiz society of Sri Aurobindo College, under the guidance of Dr. Rashmi Mathur (Associate professor Department of Botany) proud to present its annual report of 2018-19.
Reflecting the cultural diversity of the college, the ten vibrant societies of the college dance, drama, music, fashion, general awarenessand creative arts etc brought numerous laurels to the college under the able leadership of itsCultural Convener - DR. MEETA MATHUR. The remarkable progress of these societies speaks volumes about the talent of our students.
Attained first position at Dyal Singh College and Ambedkar University
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College
The Spic Macay society has been organizing cultural events, heritage walks in the college for the last three years. This year they plan to organize a Kathak dance performance in the college seminar hall in the last week of Spring'18.
Moksh reached the pinnacle of its achievements this year with a record breaking number of awards, 90 street play performances, 16 stage play performances and prime coverage in The Times of India.THE ANNUAL STREET PLAY PRODUCTION 'ATITHI BHAVA' Watch Here
The Quiz Society of Sri Aurobindo College "Trivia" was founded in September 2017 as part of an endeavor to stimulate intellectual fervor among the students and improve and expand their knowledge either in general or specific subjects through fun filled event. Quiz comes under event which can be extremely competitive but it's structure make it entertaining. It encourages team work, provoke healthy debates and enable out of box thinking practices. Overall, It provides an interactive platform of learning.
Buoyed by beaming enthusiasm among students on its inauguration, Trivia held a number of follow up programs in academic year 2017-2018 which are listed below:
In the current academic year 2016-17, the Cultural Society of the college was passionately led by its overall Convener, Dr. Meeta Mathur. The college successfully held its three-day annual cultural festival "Mehak-2017" from 19-21 January. The Chief Guest of the event was Delhi state BJP Chief Shri Manoj Tiwari. Yajur Band put up a scintillating performance for the audience. More than 30 Delhi University colleges participated in various events. The college also witnessed a star evening performance by pop singer Hardy Sandhu and saw an overwhelming footfall of more than 5000 students. The Cultural group of our college has nine societies. During this year, they made remarkable strides in their respective fields and earned great accolades across colleges all over India. The achievements of the different societies are as follows:
** Allegro (Western Music Society) Society prepares the students for western music competitions under the supervision of Dr Anjali Bhatnagar.
** Bandwagon (Fashion Society) : Led by Dr. Vandana Bhalla, it won the following awards:
** Crunk (Dance Society) : Under the able guidance of Dr. Soni Rastogi they won the following awards:
** Moksh (Dramatics Society) : It has beaten all previous records with a total of 79 street play performances and 9 stage plays under the guidance of Dr Meeta Mathur and Dr Sudheer Pratap Singh.
** 3Ps : The society encouraged students for photography, painting, and poster making, under the guidance of Dr Parvita Kumar.
** Sage (Debating Society) : Under the leadership of Dr. Aprajita Chauhan they achieved the following:
** Salvation (General Awareness Society) : Led by Dr. Veena Malhotra This society was created for general awareness amongst the students regarding cleanliness, environment and blood donation.
** Spic Macay : SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth) is a voluntary movement that organizes events (over 5000 annually) of classical music and dance, folk arts, crafts etc. in educational institutions throughout the world. This society has been taking Indian Classical music, dance, theater, yoga, and folk arts to schools and colleges across the country for more than three decades. They introduce the young students to several upcoming as well as senior renowned artists, giving them an opportunity to witness their insightful performances. Such enriching interactions help the students in developing a wholesome understanding of our rich heritage of art and culture. Headed by Dr. Renuka Anoop Kumar the College organized two events in association with Spic Macay:
**Taleem (Indian music Society) : Under the able guidance of Dr Sangeeta kaul society trains our students in Indian classical singing.