Date: 11th – 12th March 2016
Archish 16 soared to greater heights this time with tremendous participation from UG as well as PG colleges. Tremendous efforts were put in by every student, faculty mentors and staff in each & every possible aspect; owing to which the event received handsome participation from colleges beyond the boundaries of Bangalore, and even Karnataka. The event promotion through Social media where colleges and alumni were relentlessly bombarded with updates and graphics before and during the fest reaching more than 230,000 people!
The theme this year was La Corrida which is a Spanish term that derives its inspiration from Bull Fights, which is a tradition and a form of sport. It is hugely popular in Spain and also played in southern part of France and some parts of Latin America. Just like in the Corporate world, a Bull fight requires huge amount of concentration, focus, ability to take risk, efficiency and adaptability which a Matador needs to exhibit to subdue and gain command over the raging bull inside the arena.
The campus was aptly decorated keeping the theme in mind with inspired depictions of Bulls and Matadors. The sponsorship arranged by students led Corporate Presentation team for the event included partners like Inox, Himalaya herbals, Pantaloons, Enrich beauty Salon, Stock Market Institute, Chitra Collection, Rajdhani TV and Radio partner 93.5 Red FM. Archish’15 crossed the footfalls benchmark yet again and included Corporates, Participants, Students and Alumni. The total number of participant institutes was 23, with most of them participating in management events. The participant colleges included the likes of XIME, GIBS, Kristu Jayanti College, ISBR, IBMR, GIBS, IAME, Dream Zone College, Jain University, Christ University, Adarsh Group of Institutes, etc.
The total no. of verticals were 12 namely Finance, Marketing, HR, BQuiz, IT, Retail, Operations, Young CEO, Treasure Hunt, Photography, B-Plan and Culturals. The Best College award went to Kristu Jayanti College for its all-round performance. After 2 tough days of battle, the grand finale was held on the evening of 2nd day. With great zeal, passion and spirit to rock the stage on IBA floor, the participants of Fashion Show and Group Dance thrilled the audience each and every moment.
Overall, Archish 2016 was a very successful event creating a legacy of its own that shall grow with every year.