The first Annual Cultural & Sports Fest ‘Adroit - 2019’ of Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Hyderabad was held on 09 March 2019.
The day long fest was packed with a plethora of sports, cultural & other inter-college events and competitions, which witnessed an overwhelming participation from 50 – 60 students of various institutions and colleges of Hyderabad like National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology (MGIT), etc.
‘Adroit 2019’ was an outcome of the various students club of FDDI Hyderabad campus namely Dance – Verbe, Fashion – Prisma, Music – Goonj, Literary – Erudite, Sports – lakshya, Welfare – Arohan, Photography – Quantum and Design – Splashers which has been formed to promote and support cultural, social, literary and sportive activities of the students.
The Managing Director of FDDI, Mr. Arun Kumar Sinha, IAS, in his valuable video message encouraged all the staff and students. In his address, Mr. Sinha said that “I wish all the participants best of luck and convey my good wishes to all the staff and students who were working day and night for organizing ‘Adroit 2019’.”
The students of various institutions and colleges participated enthusiastically in all the competitions which brought out brilliant creativity & aptly revealed their hidden talents from the highly talented young participants.
Dr. G.H.S. Prasad, Academics Joint Director, NIFT graced the event as ‘Chief Guest’. Besides this, eminent personalities from various fields such from Fashion Industry, Ms. Shruti Tiwari, Regional VM- Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd., an Alumni of FDDI, Mrs. Shayantani Sen, Associate Vice President, Deloitte were present who appreciated the students hard work and creativity and motivated the students to excel in their respective fields.
The best performers and creators grabbed individual and group trophies / cash prizes, gift vouchers, certificates under the mentioned categories during the prize distribution ceremony.