Youth-Vibe 2016 the five-day global open fest of LPU organized 100+ technical competitive events, where students from across India and other countries participated passionately. Techno competitions were held under the title ‘Gyan Manthan’, which is a widened platform to provide students opportunities to showcase their talent in their respective academic and allied fields. During the concluding hours of the fest, LPU Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal and Pro Chancellor Mrs. Rashmi Mittal distributed cash prizes of more than Rs. 20 lakh to the winners of different events. All of the participating students danced and sang together to exhibit unity in diversity and parted with a promise to meet again at Youth Vibe-2017.
Technical events including the bullet train concept, solar based mobile charger, bridge making, chem-gem, robo soccer, crime scene investigation, animation ad-film, MATlab, Physpark, device to device competition, fabrication of model, digital painting, verilog master saw students revealing their skills in different domains. Side by side there were hair-raising bike stunt performances, entertaining the crowds.
A theme based fashion show, Paridhan, was also staged, in which LPU students walked the ramp dressed to various themes. The spectacular display of creativity and poise made for a mesmerising show.
Thousands were earned in prize money, by winners in various categories. The first prize for choreography was taken by students of SJCE University of Mysore; winners in sports quiz were Punjab University, Chandigarh; folk group dance winners ‘recorded’ were LP, and ‘live’ were Khalsa College, Patiala; mehndi designing was won by LPU Distance Education students; the best at the battle of the bands (Indian) were students from Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, while western was won by Regional Centre, GNDU; mimicry / beat boxing went to GNDU Amritsar; stage play was taken by PU Chandigarh; and color mixing winners were JD Institute of Fashion Technology Lucknow.