Event On : 13 Sep 2017
iLEAD, celebrated its 7th Founder’s Day, “Spirit of Sports – Raising Our Game” at GD Birla Sabhaghar on the evening of 13th September. Presided by Chief Guest, Prof Saikat Maitra, the Vice Chancellor of MAKAUT, and Guests of Honour, Mr Yan Law, CEO of Premier Soccer Schools, Mr Dipak Roy, Gold Medalist Boxer and Mr Ranji Saha, National Darts Champion & Co-Founder of Powerplay and iLEAD Chairman, Mr Pradip Chopra, the event was an exciting experience for the audience at the packed venue. With the theme being sports, 26 sports teachers from all around the city were felicitated and honored. After the inaugural Vandana, an eastern dance recital and lighting of the inaugural lamp, the dignitaries one by one gave their insights on life and the field of sports.
The students then depicted various forms of sports with innovation and creative in their dances on songs like “Sachin Sachin”, “Waving Flag”, “Chak De India”, “Dhakkad” and “Woh Sikandar”. This was followed by the iLEAD Employee Performance which narrated the life of a lady born with vision of a dreamer to become a sports star and how she conquered her obstacles. There were more dances on hip hop, jazz and Bollywood hits followed by Fashion show that depicted various Bollywood themes and eras.
Musical performances by the students garnered excitement at its peak with audiences cheering and jiving to the tunes. The performance was a blend of songs, beat boxing and live speed sketching. The evening ended with guest performance by well known rock band “Ohm” playing covers and rocking the conclusion of the grand evening.
The iLEAD Founder’s Day celebration was a joint collaboration of various departments of iLEAD ranging from Academics and Cultural to Alumni Club and Student Council. The audience loved the concept, theme and presentations carrying home memories to cherish.