Jamshedpur, Dec. 27: Second day of ‘Wheels 2020’ turned out to be quite an interesting affair. Students in large number tuned up at Engineers Hall, Telco Recreation Centre (TRC) and Telco Ground before the start of the events on Friday, December 27. The whole atmosphere was filled with passion and enthusiasm as ‘Wheels 2020’, biggest techno-cultural fest for the dynamic youth of Jamshedpur marks its 33rd edition.
Friday prelims started with ‘Jazba’ at Telco Recreation Centre. The event saw participants explore themselves by putting on dancing shoes and mesmerize the crowd with their moves.
‘Flash’ relay race saw boys and girls of class 5th to 8th and class 9th to 12th participate at Telco Ground.
‘Youth Parliament’ event at MTC saw individual participants talk and reflect upon some issues the country is currently facing. This Parliament session was a simulation of the actual parliament with bill presentation, committee formation, voting etc. events followed in orderly manner. Day long event consisted of 2 stages.
Selfie has become a trend of present generation which captured not just pictures but also moments, smiles and memories. Keeping this in mind, ‘Selfie Hunt’ was also conducted to make this wheels worth remembering and to get everyone involved.
‘Facial Art Freaks’, a face painting competition was organised at Hill Top School. The event brought out the inner creativity in the participants which they portrayed in colourful ways. The students were involved in cheek art, partial face, full face, or body even.
The next on line was ‘Bridge The Gap’ where participants designed a bridge from popsicle sticks with the highest possible load capacity that also meets the required specifications for its geometry. The bridges were surface loaded with weights. The bridge sustaining the maximum load will be declared the winner.
An Advertisement Making Competition ‘AD MAD’ Show saw students showcase their creativity in marketing products and services.
The event helped students acquaint about promotional strategies in marketing through advertisements. It comprised of humorous and conceptual ad presentation by the students. Students also act out on various advertisement script and ideas. All the teams were given a time frame to showcase their talent.
‘Quriostiy 2.0’ was organised at MTC to test the young brains of Jamshedpur on the topics of Space Science, Astronomy and Cosmology and gave them a chance to win exciting prizes.
‘Nukkad’ event gave platform to students to raise their voice against social evil. Participants gave a loud call to the audience and spell bounded them with dance, drama.
‘Skyscrapper’ event at Engineer’s Hall gave students the opportunity to build their own tower the way they wanted. The highest tower with better design wins.
The day concluded with ‘Limelight’ were participants a character to command, throw dialogues straight to everyone’s heart and no one can stop the stardom from dazzling on you.
Each event helped students learn and they enjoyed the occasion.
Gaming events including Counter Strike, NFS, Wheel Premier League (Cricket), football and Chess were also held.
The prelims will conclude on December 28. Like every year, Wheels will also hold a Marathon.
Organised by G.E.T Club ‘Wheels 2020’ involves whole hearted participation from schools all over the city of Jamshedpur. 12,000 participants from 200 schools have registered for various events during the prelims.
This year the theme for 33rd edition of Wheels is “Aarohan-Ascending Towards Goals.”