Ethinic day

As the world outside becomes a smaller and an increasingly interconnected Global village, the campus of Kristu Jayanti College has also become a melting pot of diverse cultures. With students from the various states of India, the college also amalgamates a number of foreign cultures as well. The student population is a unique mixture of youth from different countries of Asia and Africa like Ghana, Costa Rica, the Middle -East, Korea etc.

As a result, the Ethnic Day is much anticipated and vibrant celebration of the cultures that the student body represents. Every year, the day is celebrated along with Onam- the harvest festival of Kerala. The students and faculty of the college come dressed in their ethnic wear and celebrate the spirit of unity and inclusiveness. The celebration of Onam in its typical style adds more colour and energy to the day.

Kristu Jayanti College celebrated Ethic Day on 21th September, 2019. Ethnic Day is a much awaited programme in the college calendars s it celebrates the diversity of cultures that Kristu Jayanti College encompasses through a variety of performances. The Celebrations started with vibrant sounds of the Chendamellam, followed by the popular drum dance of Karnataka Dollu Kunitha Perfoemed by Mr. Hidayath and team and Kamsallea, another dance from of Karnataka Students came dressed in their colorful ethic attire and enthusiastically participate in the celebrations.

The Ethnic day performances began with the traditional Garba dance from Gujarat , followed by Ghoomar , the traditional dance of Rajasthan and an upbeat Bhangra performance from Punjab, a graceful dance from Kelara and two traditional dances from the North Eastern states which also included the bamboo dance , followed by Tibetan dance the quadrangle celebrations were brought to a close with the much awaited chendamelam drum performance where the students danced and celebrated together.

Kristu Jayanti College celebrated Ethic Day on 19th September, 2018. Ethnic Day is a much awaited programme in the college calendars as it celebrates the diversity of cultures that Kristu Jayanti College encompasses through a variety of performances. Students came dressed in their colorful ethic attire and enthusiastically participate in the celebrations.

The international dance performances began with a Tibetan display, followed by a Nepali dance and African dance. The regional ethnic dances included the traditional Garba dance from Gujrat an upbeat Bhangra performance from Punjab, a graceful dance from Kelara and two traditional dances from the North Eastern states which also included the bamboo dance the quadrangle celebrations were brought to a close with the much awaited chenda melam drum performance where the students danced and celebrated together.

The ethnic day celebrations were held on the 4th September 2017. Kristu Jayanti College celebrated Ethnic Day with a great festive atmosphere. The students adorned in their ethnic wear also showcased various traditional performances. The various programs showcased a vernacular medley group song, Nagaland group song, Thiruvadhira, traditional dance of Kerala, Sub-Saharan dance of Africa. The Northeastern students performed their traditional dance Cheraw which is a ritual dance performed in Mizoram, consisting of four people holding two crossed pairs of bamboo staves.

After all these events, around two hundred students performed a ‘flash mob” dance performance which hyped the students to cheer and celebrate along with their fellow Jayantians.

Ethnic Day is considered as one of the liveliest and vibrant days of the college. This year we celebrated ethnic day on 27th September,2016. Students and faculties adorned themselves in their ethnic wear representing different parts of India and the world precisely. The college celebrates unity in diversity through acts that exhibit a cultural signature.

Ethnic day is a festival of ethnicity, diversity and culture. Ethnic day 2015 was celebrated on the 28th of August. The college was filled with colors of diversity across different states and nations. Students came dressed in their colorful ethnic attire and enthusiastically participated in the celebrations. Students as well as the faculty members adorned themselves in their ethnic wear representing different parts of the country. On this day, Kristu Jayanti takes pride in the celebration of its diversity and ethnicity.

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