9 August 2019
The Cultural Society of Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh organised a Talent Hunt Competition for the freshers of under-graduate and post-graduate classes. Prof. Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college was the Chief-guest on the occasion. Mr. Kanwar Iqbal Singh, Dean and Dr. Anita Khosla, Vice-Principal of the college also graced the occasion. The contest witnessed a huge response. More than 200 students appeared for the auditions and sixty students were shortlisted.
The events were organised in Music Vocal, Music Instrumental and Dance categories. The sub-categories of Music Vocal were Geet/Gazal, Light Music and Folk Song; and Percussion and Non-percussion were performed in Music Instrumental. The students showcased their talent under Classical/Semi-classical, Free-style and Folk dance genres in Dance. The presentations were a kaleidoscope of Indian culture and tradition as art and music of various states was reflected in various formats. Performances were mesmerizing and were appreciated by one and all. The dances on popular and foot-tapping numbers left the audience swerving on their feet.
Addressing the students on the occasion, Principal, Prof. Anita Kaushal congratulated the Departments of Music and Dance for providing opportunity to the talented students and giving them prospects for competing at higher levels. She motivated the participants to excel in the field of their choice and bring laurels to the institution and nation. She stressed that education should aim at holistic development and such programmes provide a suitable platform to the students to showcase their skills.