Ekya School ITPL’s Unique fest, Triton 2022, a runaway hit with schools

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Bangalore, October 20, 2022: The first-ever Offline edition of Triton 2022, a unique two-day interschool fest organised by the student council team of Ekya School ITPL, saw a tremendous response. Triton 2022 is a debut Interschool Fest hosted by Ekya school ITPL. It was organised to bring schools together, provide new opportunities to the students and showcase their talents in academic and non-academic activities. Multiple schools acclaimed this event as the competitions held here were innovative and future-oriented. Triton 2022 was inaugurated by Ms Jyothi Menon, Head of School, Ekya ITPL. 

This event witnessed participation from 22 schools across Bangalore, with more than 200 students registering for various competitions starting from Treble Cleff (Solo Indian, Solo Western and Group music competitions) to Du Coeur (Poetry Competition) etc. However, the highlights of the two-day event was the inter-school contest called PITCH Please, inspired by Shark Tank, Aqeuorial, and Fashion Event – the theme of which was Sea and water as the name of the event TRITON refers to ‘God of the Seas’ and Neighborhood Picasso, an Art event of Triton. The event also featured an art competition, where students represented their emotions with ink. The two-day event concluded with Footloose (dance competition), followed by the band ‘Ace of Spades’ performance during the grand finale. Ace of Spades was the icing on the cake. They performed great foot-tapping numbers, and the students thoroughly enjoyed it. 

Speaking about Triton 2021, Dr Tristha Ramamurthy, Founder & Managing Director of Ekya Schools and Provost CMR University, said, “It is a very proud moment for the institution. I am overwhelmed by the event’s success, especially because the entire event was curated and executed by students. At Ekya, we always encourage and support our students to do something unique which makes them future-ready. Employing the latest technology to organise and conduct such events is a big step at the students’ level. Each aspect of the event was given adequate attention, and students ensured a smooth activity flow. We congratulate all the participants and the students who won and outshone peers in their respective fields.”

Ms Jyothi Menon, Head of EKYA Schools, ITPL, stated, “It was a wonderful feeling to witness the success of the event, which. An end-to-end student initiative, and last year, it was conducted online. Our children had new challenges this year as it was the first-ever offline edition of Triton. Students organising such large-scale events speak volumes about their abilities to execute their learnings. They have made us all proud, and I congratulate them on their success.”

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Events and winners of Triton 2022

Drama:  The participants showcased a dramatic monologue which depicted human emotions. 

1st Place – Mrunmayi, Vibgyor High

2nd Place – Elena, Ekya BTM Layout 

Pitch Please (Shark Tank)

1st Place: Team Nailed it – Sri Kumaran’s

2nd Place: Project Nova – CMRNPS

Treble Cleff

Solo Classical – 

1st Place – Dakshin Vishwanathan – Team CMRNPS

2nd place –  Bhuvan Kalluri- New Horizon Gurukul

3rd place – Pranjali Sinha – Deens Academy ECC Road

Solo Western –

1st place – Aditi Bose – Vibgyor

2nd place –  Tanvi Rao – Vibgyor

3rd place – Diya Deepak – Vibgyor

Duet – 

1st Place – Krishnamy Nibandhe And Anshu Y – Greenwood High

2nd place – Sagarika Manda and NAvya Hegde –  CMRNPS

Turncoat: A turncoat is a form of debate where the speaker debates against themselves. The debate starts by taking a stance on a topic and switching sides after a minute. Here the speaker gets a minute to speak on both sides, and the subject is given on the spot.  

 1st Place – Shloka, Gopalan International School

2nd Place – Kaavya Kumaran, Gopalan International School

3rd Place – Vedanta Tripati from CMR National Public School

Toss: Toss (saw 14 schools participating)

1st Place – Ekya School, JP Nagar 

2nd Place – Ekya School, ITPL

Du Coeur: Poetry Event

1st Place – Navya Hedge, CMR National Public School

2nd Place – Veda Bankar, Gopalan international school

Neighbourhood Picasso: Ideas through ink

1st Place – Ashny – Gopalan Internbational School

2nd Place – Keerthana K – Ryan International

3rd Place – Niranjana Arun Ekya JP NAGAR, Emma Augustine , Gopalan International School

Fashion: The participants dressed up according to the theme ‘The World of Ocean” (a team of 10)

1st Place – CMR National Public School2nd Place – Vibgyor

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