Manipal: INVICTUS 2017, the annual sports-cum-cultural/literary intercollegiate fest of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, will be held from April 24 to April 30. Teams from across the country are expected to participate, with almost a 1000 boys and girls competing for top honours. Till last year, only sports events were held and it was called M.I.S.T. The fest gets a new name, INVICTUS, with the inclusion of cultural and literary events this year.
Top medical schools like JIPMER, AFMC, MS Ramaiah Medical College, HSS Institute-Mysuru, Bangalore Medical College and several others from Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra will take part in the fest. Sporting events include, football, cricket, squash, volleyball, throwball, swimming, badminton, tennis, basketball, hockey, athletics, chess, table tennis and there will also be a sports quiz.
Cultural and Literary events (VIBES) include debate, elocution, general quiz, gaming quiz, droids and dragon quiz, poetry, Creative writing, pot-pourri, painting, cartooning, clay modelling, collage, face painting, spot photography, street play, mad ads, mime, mono acts, pass the remote, Eastern and Western vocals, classical vocal solo, instrumental solo, battle of the bands, Eastern and Western Dance – solo and group, classical dance solo, dance face-off, creative duet dance and fashion show.
The cultural events will be hosted at the cradle of the campus – KMC GREENS, and TMA Pai Halls. Major Chandrakant Nair, an eminent quiz-master will conduct the sports and general quiz. A set of informal events such as free-style football, arm wrestling, bhangra, FIFA, rap battle, Paintball tournament and others will be held. Top of the fest is a Pro-show is scheduled on April 29, 2017 by SnG – one of the finest stand-up comedy teams from Mumbai. The artistes include Neville Shah, Kautuk Srivastava, and Aadar Malik. Tickets are available on the campus.
More details can be had on: www.invictusmanipal.com, or Facebook page – 'Invictus, KMC, Manipal'.