The group folk song team of BBK DAV College for Women bagged 2nd position in 20th Open National Youth Festival held at Raipur (Chhattisgarh) from January 12 to 16, 2016. Over 220 teams from all over India participated in this event.
The Directorate of Youth Services, Punjab, had selected three teams from the Department of Music & Dance of the college to represent the state in the prestigious national event. All the participants of the winning team namely Rajni, Money, Pawanpreet, Meenakshi, Arshdeep & Harman were awarded a cash prize of Rs. 2,000 each. Apart from the group Folk Song, the college also participated in competitions like classical dance ‘Kathak’ and Folk Orchestra.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia congratulated the winning team and encouraged them to perform even better in the future. Adding further Madam Principal applauded the efforts of Department of Dance and Music working relentlessly under the leadership of its head Dr. Ritu Sharma.
The winning team was led by Mrs. Arjinder Kaur, Mrs.Manpreet Kaur, Ms. Shruti and Ms. Shmabhvi of the department.