Xpressions, the flagship Business-Cultural fest of XIMB, is an event that plans to reach out to the best minds in business schools to test their business acumen as well as their zest for life. A celebration that starts 100 days prior to the event, Xpressions 2015 has got something in store for everyone, promising a rejuvenating, refreshing and one of its kind experiences.
Being the biggest annual festival in the whole of Eastern India, Xpressions has got everything one needs. It is a three day affair, packed with astounding business simulation games, cultural activities, and many more fun activities. The flagship business game events, Gladiator, Kurukshetra, Skill City, Helios, and Spardha are conducted across the three days of the fest where participants from top B-schools are seen simulating real time scenarios across various business modules intensively.
On the other hand, the cultural events are a perfect blend of variation and diversity. Decibelz, a Battle of Bands, witnesses the participants performing different forms of rock; soft, metallic and grunge music. Goonj, the solo singing event discovers some of the finest melodious voices of the country, leaving the audience enthralled.
Carnival De Vogue, the high end fashion show, witnesses students from different colleges walking down the ramp with great flair. Other spectacle events are Aaghaaz, the nukkad natak competition and Thirkan, the dance competition.
Xpressions also witnesses Xansad, a parliamentary debate competition comprising of vigorous debate sessions across all the teams, giving a sneak peek into the diplomatic thinking and energetic approach of today’s youth. Apart from this there is, Flight of Fancy, an event for literary enthusiasts, Pratibimb, a face painting competition, Inquizzitive, a business and a general quiz, and Case study competitions like Mpower, Maven, Case in Point, and Case connect conducted by the various functional committees, to challenge the participants to brainstorm and come up with unique solutions to real time business problems. Xpressions also sees participation in a film making competition- The Final Cut, Viraasat- A classical music extravaganza and numerous online events like Nirnay, Parikrama, Trade Wars and EnigmaX.
The main fest is preceded by pre events like X-Pallavan and X-Athon, both of which are events for social causes. X-Pallavan is a sapling plantation drive in Bhubaneswar, to make the city greener and healthier. X-Athon is the flagship half-marathon, where people run for a cause. This year the cause was to raise funds for the girl child, in partnership with CRY.
Xpressions 2014 echoed with the enthralling live performance of National Award Recipient, Amit Trivedi in Celeblitz, the biggest event in the three days. This year it is not lesser, with none other than famous Music director-composer duo Vishal-Shekhar making their way to Xpressions 2015. Also of attraction is an EDM night by DJ Nucleya.
Fun, frolic, entertainment and some serious business too, Xpressions is an event that should not be missed. It is one of the most awaited and anticipated events of Bhubaneswar and rightly so! Every year the students of XIMB strive to make the event bigger and better than before, to make sure that the calibre of the fest is maintained and its position as one of the biggest Business-Cultural fests of India is justified.
Xpressions ’15 will take place on 13th, 14th and 15th of November at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. So if you’re in the area, don’t forget to attend Xpressions 2015!