Upon entering the venue, the decor for the event stood out as it made the main hall glow with beautiful lights and decorations. The decor leaned more to a red and white theme and the hall was lit with various coloured lights. The tables were set up exquisitely with candles and lunch was already placed on the table. Ushers were very kind and friendly as they welcomed the guests and helped them get to their designated table. Outside of the main hall, one of the eye catching props was a photo booth that printed out instant pictures was set up for guests to use.
Next in line for the agenda were the speeches. First up to give the speech was the man behind the whole event. Director of the event, Harvind Raja Gopal. He talked about the challenges he and his team of high committees faced in order to prepare for one of their most major events yet. He also talked about the importance of relationship between the seniors and juniors to work hand in hand to ensure the event becomes successful. One of the main points of his speech was the importance of having the intention to do stuff and to not do things half-heartedly. The next speech was given by none other than the president of ICS Selvantheran Seragaran. During his speech, he gave a brief history on the club which was founded on July 1997.As this event was his last event as president, he gave a heartfelt speech about his term as president. Last but not least for the speeches was Madam Kavitha, the teacher advisor for the club. She was overwhelmed with emotions as she was very close with the committee and she couldn’t bear to see them go. As she was the teacher advisor for 11 years she had many stories to share and she talked about her greatest memories in ICS.
The next performance was by the Multimedia Arts and Theater Club also known as (MATA) and they performed a Bollywood themed dance with a mixture of Indian beats. The choreography was done by the President of MATA herself Yugadharshini and also fellow MATA choreographer Rashwinder Kaur. The performance was followed by another award giving ceremony named WEB SUPPORT AWARD. This award was given to other clubs who had assisted their club throughout the years. The crowd was hyped up again when THE LIVE WIRES band came to the stage for the second time and they gave yet another lively and heart thumping performance. The last award was given out and it was entitled THE HOMEGROWN AWARD which was given to recognize the achievements of students that reached a global platform and also the award for the activities held during their Freshie’s camp.
The crowd was given a surprise when homegrown talents came up to present a locally made movie. The director of the movie Kharthik Shamalan came over to promote his movie entitled The Farm which had a horror and thriller aspect to it. The movie would be hitting theaters soon on the 28th of September 2017 and be sure to catch it when it hits theaters. The event ended with a photo session and the emcees said their closing speech. The event was truly a good event and a fun filled one at that. It was a worthy event that managed to spark interests of many guests to know more about ICS. They are a club that managed to prove just how creative and family orientated they could be.