Sacred Heart College (SHC), Thevara, far outstripped rivals to defend its title at the Mahatma Gandhi University Arts Festival, which wrapped up Monday.
The college scored 107 points to win the title, while St. Teresa's College, with 91 points, was second. RLV College Music and Fine Arts came in third with 63 points, while Maharaja College, Ernakulam, was ranked fourth with 60 points, according to the festival's official website.
The CHS improved its total by 102 points last year. Last year, the college was angry to snatch the championship from Sainte-Thérèse, who could only get 53 points.
While the CHS has maintained a clear dominance since the first day of the event, St. Teresa's relied on stubborn performances on the penultimate and the last day to beat the third and fourth place colleges.
As in the previous year, Ernakulam's colleges earned the top four places while Newman College of Thodupuzha, which earned 48 points, was the only college outside the district to rank among the top four. first five.
SHC's Poornasree Haridas tops the list of individual artists, followed by Kavipriya B. of St. Thomas College, Pala.
The events organized on the last day of the festival generated a huge public reaction. On the main site where the Oppana competition was held, people were seen to encourage the performers.
The actor Rajeesha Vijayan ushered in the celebration of the event, which lasted five days. The president of the MGU union, Nikhil S., presided while Sabu Thomas, vice-chancellor in charge of MGU, gave the keynote address. Actor Vijay Babu and Sarjano Khalid were present.