HKCE CELEBRATED THEIR DAYS IN COLLEGE WITH MUCH FANFARE.

The educational experience at HKCE is enlivened and enriched by an array of extra-curricular activities that fulfill the social, emotional, cultural and creative needs of its students. Education cannot happen just at College —it must go beyond the walls of the classroom. Watching a play performed live is quite a different experience than reading a play from a book. Through attendance at events, HKCE students broaden their horizons and gain unique insights into their own communities as well as a broader global perspective of our world’s diverse cultures. The college organized various days like Retro Day, Traditional Day, Sari and Tie Day, Twin’s Day. By attending cultural events, a HKCE student experiences firsthand the diverse offerings of culture. The celebration of ‘days’ in college keep students fresh and interested in college throughout the year.

Retro Day (12th March 2016)- Retro style is style that is consciously derivative or imitative of trends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the recent past. Retro fashion refers to fashion from 1940–90. Retro fashion is a clothing style which consists in wearing clothes commonly used in the past. This way of clothing often includes garments and accessories that are characteristic of such times. The students of HKCE gave a quick look of Bollywood stars. Students dressed up as actors and actresses and enacting their style.

HKCE CELEBRATED THEIR DAYS IN COLLEGE WITH MUCH FANFARE.

The educational experience at HKCE is enlivened and enriched by an array of extra-curricular activities that fulfill the social, emotional, cultural and creative needs of its students. Education cannot happen just at College —it must go beyond the walls of the classroom. Watching a play performed live is quite a different experience than reading a play from a book. Through attendance at events, HKCE students broaden their horizons and gain unique insights into their own communities as well as a broader global perspective of our world’s diverse cultures. The college organized various days like Retro Day, Traditional Day, Sari and Tie Day, Twin’s Day. By attending cultural events, a HKCE student experiences firsthand the diverse offerings of culture. The celebration of ‘days’ in college keep students fresh and interested in college throughout the year.

Twin’s Day (16th March 2016) – It is celebrated by students pairing up with their peer as a twin or a group of three forming a triplet. They dress up in similar outfits and accessories for this occasion.

HKCE CELEBRATED THEIR DAYS IN COLLEGE WITH MUCH FANFARE.

The educational experience at HKCE is enlivened and enriched by an array of extra-curricular activities that fulfill the social, emotional, cultural and creative needs of its students. Education cannot happen just at College —it must go beyond the walls of the classroom. Watching a play performed live is quite a different experience than reading a play from a book. Through attendance at events, HKCE students broaden their horizons and gain unique insights into their own communities as well as a broader global perspective of our world’s diverse cultures. The college organized various days like Retro Day, Traditional Day, Sari and Tie Day, Twin’s Day. By attending cultural events, a HKCE student experiences firsthand the diverse offerings of culture. The celebration of ‘days’ in college keep students fresh and interested in college throughout the year.

Traditional Day Celebration of Holi (23rd March 2016) – As a pre-Euphoria event, Traditional day and Celebration of Holi, the first of its kind in the history of HKCE. This year it was celebrated on 23rd March 2016 and the response was simply amazing with nearly 90% of the students and the staff turning up in traditional attires, representing different cultures. It was a welcome change for all students from college routine who looked wonderful .The highlight event of the day was the “HOLI” where the students danced and sing the song based on HOLI celebration. The songs, dances representing the HOLI culture as well as other dance forms were beautifully executed by the students. . In all, it was a great success and it definitely strengthened the bonds among the HKCE students

HKCE CELEBRATED THEIR DAYS IN COLLEGE WITH MUCH FANFARE.

The educational experience at HKCE is enlivened and enriched by an array of extra-curricular activities that fulfill the social, emotional, cultural and creative needs of its students. Education cannot happen just at College —it must go beyond the walls of the classroom. Watching a play performed live is quite a different experience than reading a play from a book. Through attendance at events, HKCE students broaden their horizons and gain unique insights into their own communities as well as a broader global perspective of our world’s diverse cultures. The college organized various days like Retro Day, Traditional Day, Sari and Tie Day, Twin’s Day. By attending cultural events, a HKCE student experiences firsthand the diverse offerings of culture. The celebration of ‘days’ in college keep students fresh and interested in college throughout the year.

Sari and Tie Day (30th March 2016) – An Indo-western atmosphere was created on the campus on this day with girls’ draped in colorful sarees and boys in formals with a tie. It is no just pact; it was a celebrations and experiences of rich history of Indian handloom. The event was stared with the ramp walk on different songs. This event was conducted to develop confidence level among students. Maximum number of students participated and made the day memorable with great success. It was arranged not only for enjoyment but also for the personality development of students.

Oriental College of Education and Research & Humera Khan College of Education celebrated its Annual Day function on 12th February 2016 at HKCE campus .The Chief Guest was  Dr. Indira Shukla Principal Ghokhale College of Education Parel, Mumbai .  The Guest of Honour were Mrs. Zeenat Qureshi  famous poet and Mrs. S.Fida Vice-Principal Oriental College of Commerce and Management, Andheri (w) graced the occasion.

Dr. Naaz Dhakam, Principal OCER welcomed the delegates.  Lightening of the lamp by delegates marked the start of the event.   The programme was started by a welcome dance by students, followed by the message delivered by the Chief Guests and the Guest of Honour.  The Principal of OCER addressed the Gathering by presenting the Annual report of OCER tracing the progress, major events and achievement of the college.  This was followed by the Prize distribution ceremony.  The delegates gave the prizes for proficiency and Inter-Collegiate competitions.

The cultural programme with “ME MUMBAIKAR “as the theme started with a Marathi flavor of “PINGA”.  The kind of talent shown by the B.Ed student teacher was commendable.  In between every performance there were small acts which showed the taste of Mumbai in the form of Small acts/skits.

A performance which won unceasing applause from the audience was the skit cum dance performed by our students.  The emphasis was on the today’s terrorism and how people suffer.  The message was loud and clear and reached the audience straight.

A fashion show which highlighted the talent of the students added an amazing enthusiasm to the show.  It basically showed Unity in Diversity.

On the whole the show which was the fruit of many hours of tireless work on the part of the whole team of OCER &HKCE was acknowledged by Dr. Kishori Mestry,Principal HKCE in her Vote of Thanks.  The programme rose to the final with the singing of the National Anthem by all the audience present.

Student council organizes every festival  by holding celebrations or having competitions wherein students get an opportunity to showcase their talents.  Every  year during diwali  the Fine Arts Competition is held in the college wherein all the students participate in various events as per  their choice.  This year it was jointly organized by the students of Oriental College of Education and Humera Khan College of Education on the 7th of November’15.

The Events included are as follows:-

  • Diya decoration
  • Greeting Card preparation
  • Hairstyling
  • Mehendi
  • Poster/Collage making

The events began in the morning after the assembly around 10.00am. The time allotted  for all the competitions was two hours. The theme for Diya Decoration was ‘Diwali’.  Diyas were attractively decorated in different colours , Glitter and fancy sticking materials were used to give it an added touch. The diyas were presented in different manners to enhance their beauty.

The theme for Greeting Card preparation once again was ‘Diwali’. Papers of different varieties, poster colours,  fancy sticking material and glitter were used in the preparation. Poster/Collage were prepared on the theme of ‘Diwali’ and ‘Women Empowerement’. The participants prepared posters using poster colours. Each poster/collage  was accompanied by a caption (social message)  for the viewer.

The theme for Mehendi Competition was ‘Bridal’.  Participants applied mehendi in different designs on the hands of their friends. All the competitions were judged jointly by the staff members of Oriental College of Education and Humera Khan College of Education. The prizes were given for the first three best along with consolation prizes.

Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga . It is a nine day ritual  celebrated prior to Dussehra by the Hindus. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of the Devi  are worshipped. The tenth day is commonly referred to as Vijayadashami or “Dussehra”.

Navratri celebrations are organized every  year  jointly by Oriental college of Education and Research and Humera Khan college of Education. This year it was a day before Dussehra ,i.e  on the 22nd of October’15.  The event included a variety of programs like speeches, solo singing, group dance based on  theme of navratri.

The speeches extolled at length the significance of navratri, the nine day ritual preceeding  Dussehra, the nine different forms of the Goddess Durga, the ways in which this festival is celebrated in different parts of India.  A traditional environment was created in the campus, with all the students dressed up in the garba costumes and the accessories which go along with it. The dances were varied  based on a collection of traditional songs and indo-western fusion.

The tempo was increased following  the dance performances, when  all the students, performers and techers enthusiastically participated  in the  ras garba to make the event lively and colourful. An additional incentive was awarding of certificates to the best dressed  students (male/female)  and to the best enthusiastic dancers (male/female).