VIBGYOR Group of Schools culminated one of the nation’s biggest inter-school festivals -The 8th edition of ‘VIBGYOR VIVA’ with the Grand Finale in Mumbai on December 18, 2016. The extravagant event is a celebration of aspirations, designed to enrich and enlighten students by giving them an opportunity to unleash their potential in an array of activities.
Eminent personalities including choreographers, Ganesh Acharya and Mudassar Khan; Actors, Indraneil Sengupta and Barkha Bisht; Playback Singer, Sharib Sabri and other talented faces of the entertainment industry were present to grace the celebrations.
38 finalists aged between 10 – 18 years were selected from around 42000 students from more than 800 schools across six cities – Mumbai, Vadodara, Lucknow, Pune, Kolhapur and Bengaluru.
The finalists showcased their winning performances, while competing against each other in order to win the VIVA title in four premier categories:
-Viva Nova (Personality Contest)
-Swing n Swirl (Solo Dance)
-Swing n Swirl (Group Dance)
-Voice of Viva (Solo Singing).
Renowned industry experts like Sanchari Bose, Playback Singer; Mamta Raja, Model & Designer; Rahul Thombre, Choreographer, amongst others judged the performances and honoured the deserving candidates.
Winners of VIBGYOR VIVA 8:
Viva Nova – Personality Contest (Boys and Girls):
o Rashi Parasrampuria (Girl) from Mumbai and Advait Milind Karmalkar (Boy) from Kolhapur, both from VIBGYOR High School, were declared as the winners of ‘Viva Nova’
Voice of Viva (Solo Singing):
o Shreya Pandey from GD Goenka School, Lucknow was announced as the Winner of Voice of Viva
Swing n Swirl (Solo Dance):
o Amisha Randive from Sacred Heart School, Mumbai won the ‘Swing n Swirl’ Solo Dance title
Swing n Swirl (Group Dance):
o D Builders team from Dazz Dance Academy, Vadodara were identified as the winners of the ‘Swing n Swirl’ Group Dance
The champions of ‘Viva Nova’, ‘Swing n Swirl Solo Dance’ and ‘Voice of Viva’ won a cash prize of Rs. 25,000 each while the 1st Runners Up were awarded Rs. 15,000 each. Besides, the winner and the 1st Runner Up team of ‘Swing n Swirl Group Dance’ received Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 25,000 cash prize, respectively.
VIBGYOR VIVA is a first-of-its-kind interschool festival, organised nationally. Every year, VIVA hosts a series of activities in different form of sports, workshops and competitions, continuing its celebrations for over 2 months, across cities. The festival aims at enhancing the holistic development of the students, integrating with the school’s philosophy.
Sharing her views on the occasion, Ms. Kavita Sahay, Vice-Chairperson, VIBGYOR Group of Schools said, “I am glad to successfully conclude the celebrations of VIBGYOR VIVA for the year. It was really an exhilarating experience to witness the budding stars perform on stage with much vigour and confidence. Every year, we explore the hidden talents from across cities and provide a larger platform to the most deserving candidates. I would also like to congratulate all the participants as well as my team for making this event successful.”