Jamshedpur, Nov 20: Ensemble Valhalla, XLRI’s annual cultural, sports, and management festival, organised its theme launch event, IGNITO virtually on 20th-21st November 2020. The event witnessed massive participation from students, faculty and staff members. The theme of the fest for this year is “Escapade” – A New Journey Awaits. It encourages people to overcome the monotony of life and daringly take off on a journey of adventure and thrill. The event commenced with a musical night with Bhuwin Khursija, which saw a footfall of 550+ and was also attended by Dean of Academics, Dr. Ashis K Pani. This was followed by First Impressions, the event designed to facilitate batch interaction and communication. Day 2 began with an event conducted to enhance batch unity and competitiveness. All the sections collectively solved a crossword based on XL life and culture. Next event in line was a team event held on Dare2Compete. Here, all the student committees organised different activities. The event concluded with a surprise round, where the winners were chosen through voting by all the students.
Ensemble-Valhalla is the annual cultural, sports, and management fest of XLRI. XLRI’s flagship fest Ensemble-Valhalla has witnessed participation from various B-schools across the country and performances by renowned artists like Amit Trivedi, Lucky Ali, Nikhil D’Souza, The Local Train, Vipul Goyal, Sorabh Pant, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Zakir Khan, Akash Gupta, and Karunesh Talwar. The multifaceted fest is expected to be a grand celebration of spirit and character encompassing the values and integrity of India’s oldest business management school.