USTM organizes “Global Cultural Fest” to boost up students’ spirit during pandemic
Baridua, 9th Mile, Meghalaya, 28th June 2021: While the entire society is paralyzed by Covid positivities, here is a real positive step taken by the Cultural Forum of University of Science & Technology Meghalaya. This forum is organizing a unique virtual “Global Cultural Fest-2021” where students of all Colleges and Universities across the country and abroad can participate in Solo Song & Dance Competitions. As the slogan of the event says “Boosting spirit during the Pandemic”, this is just a humble attempt to break the monotonous life of students limited only to the online classes within the four walls of their homes amid this current pandemic situation. It is also a golden opportunity for them to showcase their hidden talents.
To participate in this extravaganza, students have to send their Prelims video through WhatsApp, for “Global Melody Star” (solo song competition), the number is 7002287077 & for “Global Rhythmic Heels” (solo dance competition) the number is 7002039757. Then a thorough screening will be done by a panel of judges to shortlist the top contestants for a series of final rounds that will be held online with live performances through Zoom platform as well as Facebook Live in the official Fb page of the University- the “USTM Update”. The Grand Finale will be telecast live in media channels and web news portals. Reputed artists from across the country are already got associated with this mega event with their valuable guidance and expertise in their fields. The organizer is pleased to see the overwhelming global response being received till date which is in fact proving that this break was actually the need of the hour for the students’ community. The USTM authority has proudly announced a total cash award of Rupees One Lakh as Prize money to the Winners along with attractive trophies/mementos and participation Certificates to each contenders.
It is here worth mentioned that along with the regular online classes ever since the outbreak of the pandemic, USTM has not deprived its students from extracurricular activities. The different active forums of the University like Debate and Quiz Forums are conducting inter/ intra departmental as well as national level competitions on virtual mode during the period with a holistic approach.
The detail procedure of registration and submission of videos with its rules and regulations are available in the link https://bit.ly/3zjRTnS or in the website www.ustm.ac.in . The last date for registration and submission is 5th July, 2021.