DBC Panjim Holds its Flagship Event Meteora 2023

DBC Media & Publicity Team
12 Mar 2023
Don Bosco Panjim

Meteora 2023 inter collegiate event of Don Bosco College Panjim

Meteora 2023, the annual inter collegiate event of Don Bosco College (DBC), Panjim was held for 2 days on February 23 and 24, 2023 at the College Oratory. The event started with a great boom and immense enthusiasm. The theme for this year’s Meteora was Summer Spectrum with an exuberant series of madness, zeal and ingenuity. The event was inaugurated by General Manager, Goa Tourism Development, Gavin Dias, along with Director, DBC, Father Joaquim Lobo, Principal Dr Cedric Silveira, Faculty in -charge Assistant Professor Shantanu Arlekar, Meteora Chairperson Ralina Soares and Meteora Vice-Chairperson Ishita Rao General Secretary Vishal Jha and Cultural Secretary Mrunalini Pai.

The events categorised as, on stage, off stage and sports events. The on-stage events were Trop-ic Like its Hot, Mr. and Ms. Meteora, Where Y’all At? Beat The Heat, Lips Don’t Lie, Rhythm Riot, Hot Couture, Pitch Please and M-Ad Angles. The off-stage events included Hoist Your Colors, Brush N Blush, The Hot Chase, Summer Snap, Soul to Sole, This or That and Sky High. The Sports events were Sun, Sweat and Steel, Dizzy Football, Boiling Point, Sunny Sprint, Tug of War and Futsal. In addition, the college organised a football match as part of Meteora’s outreach programme between Don Bosco High School, Panjim and the Margaret Bosco Bal Sadan, Bastora in which team Don Bosco were crowned the winners.

Day one, various on stage, off stage and sports events were held. The main attractions were the on-stage events Pitch Please, the acapella competition, where students had to perform without any musical instrument and use only human sounds. The Mr. and Ms. Meteora qualifying round which consisted of the speaker and talent round was enjoyed by a great audience. Simultaneously, the off stage and the sports events were conducted with great participation and zeal. The crowd was once again filled with cheers and whistles as the college teams set up their instruments to sing and play their hearts out for Trop-ic like it’s Hot, battle of the bands. The audience jumped on their feet as the bands gave amazing performances. The day concluded with, Beat the Heat event, the dance competition which was an exhilarating time for the students.

Participants from eight colleges across Goa, namely S. S. Dempo College, Dhempe College, Caculo College (Saraswat), Indian Institute of Technology, Don Bosco College of Engineering, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Father Agnel’s College of Arts and Commerce, Pilar and Vidhya Prabhodini College.

The organisers thanked the title sponsors La Pino’z India for making Meteora one of a kind. They also thanked the event sponsors Welcome Mobile World, REBORN Salon, My Canada Visa and Basilio Gym, merchandise partner, Voir, the catering sponsors, Saaj Café and Hibas Shakes, trophy sponsors, Rajdeep Builders and other sponsors including Phone Reseller, Isolutions, Naadkula Restaurant and Freshee by Era Distributors.

Day two of Meteora continued its fun filled and entertaining events. Event on stage like M-Ad Angles, Lips Don’t Lie, a lip Sync Battle were quite hilarious and totally moved the audience with the thrilling performances. Final round of Mr and Miss Meteora were participants answered questions asked by Syed Askari, president of My Canada Visas and Inika Hadfadkar, Miss India 2023 by Glam and Elegance.

Syed Askari, president of My Canada Visas, gave away cash prizes to the winners of Hot Couture, fashion show. Rhythm Riot, the DJ competition was raging fun as students showed their exceptional talents. Competitions such as reel making, 3rd degree and multiple sports competitions were also held off stage.

S.S Dempo College (team Rio), emerged as the runners- up while Vidya Prabodini College (team Venice) were crowned the overall winners of Meteora 2023.

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