Jamshedpur: Ensemble Valhalla- The annual cultural, sports, and management festival, organized its theme launch event, IGNITO, virtually on 20th-21st November 2020. The event witnessed massive participation from students, faculty, and staff members. The theme of the fest for this year is “Escapade” – A New Journey Awaits. It encourages people to overcome the monotony of life, and daringly take off on a journey of adventure and thrill. The event commenced with a musical night with Bhuwin Khursija, more than 550 future managers participated, and Dean of Academics, Dr. Ashis K Pani, also attended the event. This was followed by First Impressions, the event designed to facilitate batch interaction and communication. Day 2 began with an event conducted to enhance batch unity and competitiveness. All the sections collectively solved a crossword based on XL life and culture. The next event in line was a team event held on Dare2Compete. Here, all the student committees organized different activities. The event concluded with a surprise round, where the winners were chosen through voting by all the students.
Ensemble-Valhalla is the annual cultural, sports, and management fest of XLRI. XLRI’s flagship fest Ensemble-Valhalla has witnessed participation from various B-schools across the country and performances by renowned artists like Amit Trivedi, Lucky Ali, Nikhil D’Souza, The Local Train, Vipul Goyal, Sourabh Pant, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Zakir Khan, Akash Gupta, and Karunesh Talwar. The multifaceted fest is expected to be a grand celebration of spirit and character encompassing the values and integrity of India’s oldest business management school.