Bengaluru: Revelation 2018 – The Flagship Event of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management ended after three days of magnificence on 21st January 2018. This year, the fest came with the theme of Aether Infinium to convey the message of defining one’s limitless zenith. The 3-day event, which took place from 19th to 21st of January, 2018 had Management, Cultural and Sports festivities celebrated by approximately 1172 participants from around 160 colleges across the length and breadth of the country.
The fest had a total of 17 events, of which Infernum – The Data Analytics Competition was a new addition to the fest this year. There was a mix of indoor and outdoor events which were conducted on SIBM Bengaluru’s campus as well as across Electronic City and Koramangala.
The first day of the event began with Pratishthan – The Business Plan Challenge of the fest. The event was judged by Kritika Murugesan – Director, 10,000 Start-ups, NASSCOM and AkshaySasikumar, Business Head at Greenpool Carpooling.
This was followed by Symposio– The International Student Research Conference of Revelation 2018, with the theme “Innovation and Excellence”. The event went International this time with students from leading international colleges like San Jose State University, California, United States and IESEG School of Business and Management, Lille, Paris presenting their papers at the conference.
Concours – The Business Quiz saw epic battles among 8 participant teamsin which the contestants tested their grey matter while they tried to answer the questions of the Quizmaster MukunthRaghavan.
After the brain wrenching events, the dancing shoes took to enthralling the audience in Razzmatazz – The Dance Competition which witnessed performances intraditional dance forms, hip-hop, salsa, and freestyle among many.
The carnival progressed with mesmerising voices taking the centre stage in Rhapsody – The Singing Competition of the event in the form of solo and duet performances.
The first day of Olympiada – The Sports Event of Revelation 2018 witnessed nothing but passion for sports, enthusiastic participation and above all, sportsmanship in its truest form. The day began with the participants sweating it out on the badminton court at Shuttler, the badminton competition. The healthy competition continued for Slam Jam, where the teams scored one smashing basket after another, proving that the only statistic that mattered was the final score. The football skills of the participants were put to test by Footie on the second day of the event.
Inexspectatus – The Informal Event of Revelation 2018 happened in full swing as the participants ran, bargained and found their way to the treasure. Their enthusiasm transcended the boundaries of SIBM Bengaluru as they raced around the city, all the way to Koramangala to reach their final destination.
En Vogue – The Fashion Show, judged by Ms.Paromita Das, Owner, Urban Purple Fashion Studio, and Ms. EimanGani, a celebrity make-up artist showcased the true definition of fashion – more than just pretty dresses, a mix of elegance, poise and the right attitude. The ramp was lit up by teams from various colleges, in which the team from Bishop Cotton College, Bengaluru took the crown.
After the Cultural Events, it was time for the Model United Nations, a UNIC (United Nations Information Centre) certified event in which students from several schools and colleges debated, deliberated and decided solutions to several world issues.
The Management Events which took place on the second day of Revelation 2018 wereMarkurious(Marketing), Finascere(Finance), Opsathena(Operations), and The Prime Cohort (Human Resources). While the specialisation events put the domain-specific knowledge of the participants to test, Colossal Clash – The Best Manager Event looked for the all-rounder with nerves of steel to excel under pressure.
The third day of Revelation saw a unique event called Wargasm that brought together the participants from all the specialisation events and the finalists from Colossal Clash.
The amazement just ceased to wane on the third day as Euphony – The Battle of The Bands saw 16 bandsfrom Bengaluru and elsewhere enthralling the audience with melodies spread across different genres of music.
After all the rigorous and straining events, it was time to unwind with the DJ Night. DJ Johnson Patrick dropped all the right beats as the audience took to dancing to his tunes.
“Revelation, each year, keeps getting better. Ihave been a part of the Revelation organising team for the past two years and I can vouch for the fact that organising an event as grand as this is a big learning experience.”,Eshani Shah, the head of the organising team, said as she recalled her experiences at Revelation.
The 2018 event surpassed all expectations that the event last year left us with. With intense competition, a healthy competitive spirit and a chance to prove one’s true mettle, the event ended on the note that the theme for this year –AetherInfinium had come to convey – that of proving the eternality of one’s zenith.
Date19th – 21stJanuary, 2018.
Time: 8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Venue: Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Bengaluru
#95/1, #95/2, Electronic City Phase-1, Hosur Road, Bengaluru 560100