*Since inception, over 1 lakh students from across India have participated in Viva
*Mahek Malik and Archith Shettygar were crowned Viva Nova – Female and Viva Nova – Male
Bengaluru, December 21, 2019: The Grand Finale of the 11th edition of VIBGYOR Viva started on 20 December 2019 with stunning performances by students at VIBGYOR High – Marathahalli. The Knockout Round, a prelude to the Grand Finale, was held at VIBGYOR High – HSR Layout Open Ground on 20 December 2019.
The two-day extravaganza is a celebration of music, dance and talent. “Viva is a reflection of VIBGYOR Group of Schools’ pursuit of excellence in holistic education and its endeavour to provide various platforms for students to showcase their talent and skills. Viva not only brings together VIBGYOR students from across the country but from other schools too. Over the years, Viva has witnessed exponential growth with wide participation and this year has been no exception. Congratulations to all the participants of Viva 11,” MsKavita Sahay Kerawalla, Vice-chairperson, VIBGYOR Group of Schools.
During the Grand Finale, audiences were mesmerised by some heart-warming Indian and Western Music performances. The stage came alive as students from across India presented some stupendous Indian classical, contemporary, solo and group dance performances. Since its inception, Viva has witnessed the participation of over 1 lakh students.
The winners of Viva – 2019 were as follows:
Name of Student Category Winner
Shahana Shome Voice of Viva – Indian (Winner)
Devika Ayyappa Voice of Viva – Western (Winner)
VidyaPunamiya Swing n Swirl – Solo (Winner)
Angels Dance Academy Swing n Swirl – Group (Winner)
Mahek Malik. Viva Nova – Female (Winner)
ArchithShettygarViva Nova – Male (Winner)
The winners take home cash award, trophy and a certificate. Viva has undoubtedly become a launchpad for students to take a plunge into the world where imagination thrives.
The panel of judges comprised MrRaveesh (Music Director), MrShashankGiri (Singer), MsDivyaRaghavan (Playback Singer), Ms Jyotsna Venkatesh (Model, Actor and Fitness Enthusiast), MsPriyaRhythem (Rhythmist), Ms Priyanka Shenoy (Mrs India Kerala 2017), MsGipsitaNayak (Model and Entrepreneur).
Prominent guests who were present at the glittering event included Mr Harish Roy (Actor), Ms. Vaishnavi Menon (Actor), Mr. Jason (Celebrity Fitness Coach), MsChristabel Daniel, MsPrathima David (Mrs India Pride Of Nation 2019 Ravishing – 1st Runner-up, Bangalore, India), MrBharath Jackson (Dancer and Choreographer), MrAnjan Goswami (Trainer, Fitness Nutritionist, Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach), MsMadhuban (Fashion Designer, Salsa Dance and Choreographer), MsParvathy (Classical Singer), MsDipaliChakravarty (Classical Singer), MrMadhuGovindrajan (Classical Singer), MrSabysachiChatterji(Dancer and Choreographer).
Launched in 2010, Viva – a national level inter-school competition – is a platform that brings students from across India under one roof to compete and showcase their talent.Every child has a unique skill which needs to be nurtured to help it reach its true potential. VIBGYOR Group of Schools provides platforms which encourage students to explore, experiment, express and enhance their innate skills to be future-ready.
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