New Delhi, February 12, 2019: Xenia 2019, titled ‘Xenia: Rise with Pride’ celebrated ‘inclusion of all’ through the repealing of Section 377. The two day annual cultural fest of ISBF, held on 7th & 8th February, 2019, was organised at ISBF Lajpat Nagar Campus. The two day event had sessions on music, debate, film making, replicated stock market trading, competition for building a B-Strategy and some on-the-spot events, which included PUBG Tournament, Slam Poetry etc.
Xenia covered a large canvas of events, which were given interesting categories, such as ‘Muses’ for music, ‘Talkathon’ for debates, ‘Trailer Making’ for film making, and ‘Fandom’ for on-the-spot events to name a few.
The winners in the various categories are as below:
Indian Solo – Faculty of Music, DU
Western Solo – Sushant School of Art and Architecture
Band – Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
- Lady Sri Ram College
- Venkateswara college
Strategio: Project Virasat
Slam Poetry: Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies
Trailer Making: Amity Law School Noida
- Gargi College
- Ramjas College
Dr. Jitin Chadha, Founder Director of ISBF, said, “Xenia is not only a fest, but a celebration of talent, ideation and emotions. Students from participating colleges, as well as students of ISBF, who have given more than 100% to organise this celebration for colleges in and around NCR, have really made Xenia a vibrant engagement. ISBF student committee’s theme, ‘Xenia: Rises with Pride’ is a salutation to the repealing of Section 377, which is an embodiment of inclusivity.”
Participating colleges included LSR, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, PGDAV, Venkateswara College, Ramjas College, Amity University, Shri Guru Govind Singh College of Commerce, IP College, Miranda House, Gargi College, Jamia Milia Islamia, JMC, Moti Lal College, Kirori Mal College, Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, Hindu College, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Deshbandhu College, Hansraj College.
ISBF was founded with the vision of delivering world‐class education in India. Its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes – in the areas of Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business and Management – all receive academic direction from LSE, and students receive a University of London degree upon graduating. They are taught by an expert and highly qualified group of faculty members at ISBF, and also see deep engagement from LSE academicians, who train ISBF’s teachers as well as lecture students, apart from setting and grading the final examinations of ISBF students.
Today, ISBF is one of LSE’s top 5 Teaching Institutions in the world, and also enjoys Affiliate Centre status from the University of London, which is the highest recognition accorded to Teaching Institutions by the university. This ensures that ISBF students receive a rigorous, application-oriented and global education, which is relevant to local needs. Many of them transfer to foreign universities in the second year of undergraduate study, go on to prestigious institutions for higher study, or secure placements in India or overseas with leading multinational corporations.
For further information, you can visit – https://www.isbf.edu.in/