JALUKBARI, Sept 20 - The four-day GU Inter-College Youth Festival concluded here today. The youth festival was organised by the Gauhati University in collaboration with the Post Graduate Students� Union (PGSU) to promote talent and culture.
About 700 students and teachers from 65 colleges affiliated to the GU participated in the event. Close to 1,000 people, including teachers and students, attended the closing ceremony.
The festival, inaugurated by GU Vice Chancellor Dr Mridul Hazarika on September 17, began with a cultural rally.
The second day of the event witnessed folk dance, quiz, photography, painting, clay modelling, Bishnu Rabha Geet, Parbati Prasad Baruah Sangeet, Bhupendra Sangeet, Jayanta Hazarika Sangeet, Jyoti Sangeet, etc. The third day witnessed programmes like mime, skit, classical and folk dance, folk songs, Bongeet, chorus, western songs, folk orchestra and poetry recitation.
In the valedictory function today, GU VC Dr Mridul Hazarika, who was the chief guest, awarded certificates and prizes to the winners of various competitions.