The second day of Alma Fiesta included events spanning over 8 different venues. It started with Litspree, a literary competition conducted by the Literary Society of IIT Bhubaneswar, Panacea, with a strong participation from literary enthusiasts from different colleges. The winner was awarded with a trophy sponsored by IMFA. At another venue, the social case study competition, Perspective, was conducted by Smt. Nandini Satpathy Memorial Trust, on the topic ‘Innovations for Protecting the Environment’. Continuing with the social cause, a Karate Self Defence Workshop for Women was also conducted by Okinawa Karate School. The morning slot also included a Fine Arts event, Shaedz, a pencil-sketching competition which witnessed a whopping participation from the students. Alma Fiesta, in its fifth edition, also introduced AF Unplugged, an instrumental competition.
A set of informal events were also conducted throughout the day which included fun games and kept the crowd in high spirits. Also for the first time in Bhubaneswar, Alma Fiesta introduced the adventure sports of Zorbing and Sumo-Suit Wrestling, that attracted a major horde of enthusiastic participants.
The afternoon slot included Antakshari and the finals of Rip Out, the solo dance competition with 10 finalists. Also with Topsy Turvy, audience admitted to being pleasantly surprised by the quality and finesse of the participating teams. The Ultimate Band Competition, Euphony’s preliminary round headlined by Wajud, was also conducted at Janata Maidan. Fine Arts events, Leaf it Up and Blindstrokes, got to witness huge participation from the crowd. The evening ended with Headbang by the band, Wajud!
Here is a slideshow from Day 2 of how Alma Fiesta went!