Two-day extravaganza – Elaan 2019
The B.M.S, BAF and B.M.M Departments of Nirmala Memorial Foundation College of Commerce and Science and Baparos Entertainment and HDFC hosted a magnanimous cultural fest called Elaan 2019 on 30th and 31st January 2019 at the college premises. This third inter-collegiate youth festival entered the domains of festivals with the theme – Destiny, Let the Game Begin.
The fest was celebrated on high spirit with the participation of energetic, enthusiastic and excited students from 60 colleges across Mumbai competing in interesting contests covering the areas of Management, Culture, Mass Media, Sports, Fine arts and Literary Arts.
The Chief Guest Mr. Ishwar Jha , CIO for Sony Music and Sr. Vice President for Digital Enterprises at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited inaugurated the event. The guest of Honour was Mr. Ajay Burman, Creative Director at Zee Entertainment Enterprise Limited. The fest showcased the distinction of being one of the few to be organized at an inter - university level.
This year, Elaan witnessed people of name and fame like Mrs. Pinky Rajgarhia (Mrs. Asia Universe 2017), Ms. Georgia Andriani (Model and Actor), Mr. Yash Wadali ( Bollywood Singer ) .
Other renowned personalities who graced and judged the events were Ms. Shweta Poojary, Dance India Dance Season 5 contestant; Dr. Nirmala Pawar, Former University DSW member for 15 years; Ms. Krishna Tanna an assistant writer for television shows like Crime Patrol, Akbar-Birbal (Sab TV) and Mann Mein Vishwas Hai (Star Plus).
The highlight of the two-day fest was the it encouraged students on skill enhancement workshops on Grooming personality. This workshop was taken by Mrs. Pinky Rajghariya, Mrs. Asia Universe 2017. Another workshop was taken by Dubbing artist Mr. Ganesh Divekar who educated the students on career options in voice making.
Colleges like HR, Xaviers, Dalmia, VIST, Sathe etc participated in the fest. The Best College Award was bagged by Thakur College.
Elaan 2017 -18 has been greatly supported by Ashish Holidays, Axis Bank, Endeavor, St. Pauls Institute of Communication Education, Aesthetic Nation, Financial Planning Academy, Media partner 9XM, BMS.Co.in. Besides, Computrain, Academy of Digital Arts, Think Different, Speedjet Aviation and have also extended their support for the successful execution of the event.