December 18, 2019
Magnificat 2019, the annual Christmas celebration took place on 18 December 2019 with great pomp and show. The theme of this year’s celebration was ‘A Song of Hope’, which intended to spread the positive message of having faith and hope through the melodious tunes of various choirs. Though the D day was on 18th, the preparations begun before a month. Invitations were sent to the various schools and churches across Delhi and Delhi -NCR region among which fifteen participated. All the ACC members and student volunteers decorated the whole campus with lights and various depictions of the birth of Jesus Christ and Christmas.
The celebration started with the inauguration followed by the performances of various choirs competing against each other. Each choir along with the choir conductor was felicitated at the end of their performance. In this competition, the choir of St. Stephens Marthoma Church was declared the winner. The runners up prize was bagged by St. Mary’s Convent School, the first consolation prize by St. Joseph’s Academy, Ghaziabad and the second consolation by Assissi Convent School, Noida. At the end of the competition, The Christ Choir presented the crowd with an amazing performance which truly depicted the theme ‘A Song of Hope’. This performance was followed by the prize distribution, where the prize winners were felicitated. The end of this musical journey also witnessed a Dance Drama presented by the students of CHRIST (Deemed to be university), Delhi - NCR, depicting the story of The Grinch, who lives in solitude just outside Whoville, and how a girl Cindy Lou sets out to reform his hatred towards the town folk. This definitely enriched the experiences of the gathering. Finally the backstory of this journey of a whole month of preparations was presented by the IT team and this marked the end of this grand Christmas celebration.
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