Varnam’ 21 – Annual Arts Fest of MITS was held virtually on 7th and 8th May, 2021 with much fanfare and student participation. The young vibrant talents of MITSIANS were showcased virtually over a period of one week and the event witnessed the participation of over 600 students across 43 events. The grand logo launch of VARNAM’21 was on 27th, April 2021 and the event was attended by Dr. Neelakantan PC, Principal, Dr. Chikku Abraham, Vice Principal, members of the alumni, faculty members and student community. The events kick started from 3 May 2021 with the offstage events. Offstage events included essay writing, story writing, poetry writing, cartooning, pencil drawing, clay modeling, photography, classical music etc. The onstage events began with an inaugural event that was held over Zoom in the presence of the entire MITS family. The Chief Guest for the event was Mr. Ayraan, an upcoming playback singer in the malayalam film industry. The inaugural function included a prayer song, felicitation by Principal, Vice Principal, Arts Club Secretary and the Arts Convenor. This was followed by Ranga Pooja by Anu Abraham & Amala Abraham as a mark of respect to the stage. The event concluded with a scintillating performance by Mr. Ayraan, our Chief Guest.
The inaugural event was followed by a heated debate competition, followed by the MAD ADs and Mock Press which wrapped up the events for the first day.
The second day began with Western Vocals, followed by a wide variety of events including Mimicry, Monoact, Theme Show, Nadan Pattu, Group Dance, Adaptune etc. The break sessions between events were filled with games and other fun events that were hosted by Emalda and Riya Fily of S6, CSE. The students got an opportunity to share their memories from college and dedicate photos and videos for their friends. An internet Scavenger Hunt was held as a part of fun events that saw enthusiastic participation from all MITSIANS.
The valedictory function of VARNAM’21 began at 4:00pm on 8 May 2021 with an address by our Principal , who came to congratulate each and every participants , winners and the coordinators for the grand success of the event . Special Student Awards for the academic year 2019-2020 were also given away on this occasion. The event was felicitated by Dr. Anjali Varghese, Faculty Chairperson- Student Affairs. After a tight war between the four houses, our Principal announces Green House as the Champions for Varnam’21. Kalaprathibha award and Sargapratibha award was given away to Geethu R Nair S2 CSE B and the Kalathilakam award was given to Jithu Jai of S6 ME. The valedictory function culminated with a Vote of Thanks by Gokul M.S, Chairperson- Student Council.