Grand Finale - MET Utsav 2007
If you wished to witness pure talent then MET League of Colleges was the place to be on Saturday October 20, 2007 at the MET
Utsav Grand finale. The Stars literally came down on planet Earth to encourage the talented METizens.
@ Mumbai's only intra collegiate festival
Guests included: Boman Irani, Yukta Mookhey, Abhijeet Sawant, Dr. Hiranandani amongst others
Thirteen institutes, 4000 students, 500 faculty & staff, came together to celebrate MET's Annual day.
Students, staff and faculty from all the institutes at MET showcased their musical and theatrical talent at this mega event. The ages of the participants ranged from 4 years to 60 years. The show was packed with power performances including singing, dancing, stand-up comedy and a dazzling fashion show. When young Khush from MET Rishikul Vidyalaya came on stage with four synthesizers, the enthralled audience forgot to clap and gave him a standing ovation instead! The academic achievers were conferred the MET Ratna by MET Trustees i.e. Shri. Chaggan Bhujbal, Samir Bhujbal and Pankaj Bhujbal.
MET Utsav earmarks the foundation day celebrations of Mumbai Educational Trust. This is one time of the year when the staff, students, faculty, security and housekeeping staff are on the same level. "MET Utsav is essentially a celebration and we all get together and enjoy the festive mood" says Prof. Sangeeta Tandon, chief coordinator.
All the hierarchies are dissolved and everyone comes together with the sole objective of having pure fun. Everyone at every level is involved in organizing the event and thus the team spirit rules. The preparations for the festival start as early as July when it is time to set up performances that will rock the festival. Cricket, Workshops, Cultural Night, Talent Show and Fashion Show were amongst just a few of the programmes lined up. MET Utsav earmarks the foundation day celebrations of MET and were celebrated from October 18 to 20 2007. Actor Boman Irani, Singer Abhjeet Sawant & Former Miss World, Yukta Mookhey turned up at the fest. "Seeing the students all dressed up and dancing to the music reminded me of how college life is marked with the simplest of joys," Yukta said with a sense of nostalgia.
The three day event was as follows:
October 18 - Sports Day (9 am to 7 pm) & DJ Nite (7 pm onwards)
The staff, students, faculty & trustees in a battle of muscles at Tug of War, Box Cricket, Rink football, Volley ball, Relay & Throw ball.
October 19 - Fun Workshops (9 am to 7 pm)
Fun and learn is the mantra. Members of the MET family attended specially arranged workshops on Bhavishyavani, Tarot Western Dancing, Hobby Arts, Bhangra, Mock tails and Kickboxing & Power Yoga.
October 20 - Grand Finale (6 p.m. onwards. Followed by Dinner & DJ nite)