LAHORE: The fourth annual multi-category competition BNU Bestival’15 organized by the Student Body of Beaconhouse National University (BNU) under the aegis of the Directorate of Student Affairs and External Relations closed on February 22nd , 2015 at BNU Tarogil Campus. This year the four-day event featured 20 sub-competitions including technopreneurship, video-production, table tennis, thematic art, stand-up comedy, rap- battle, ramp jewelry, poetry and prose, photography, individual singing, instrumental music, journalism, gaming, futsal, dramatics, fashion design, debates, battle of the bands, art of motion and arm- wrestling. The latest categories to be included in the Bestival this year were the Plan9 Technopreneurhsip Competition, Instrumental Music and Rap-battle.
As many as 900 participants fromdifferent educational institutions and student organizations participated in the Bestival including AIESEC, Care Foundation, Planeteers, Aitchison College, UETLahore, FCC, FAST-NU, NUST, LGS, LSE, Beaconhouse School System, UMT, LUMS, NCA, PIFD, Agriculture UniversityFaisalabad, NTU – Faisalabad, GIFT, SICAS, SZABIST, Lahore ALMA, LAS, UOL, UCP, BZU, Lahore Campus to name a few. The participants also attended daily social gatherings featuring Jal – the Band, Sky Lit-up, Fashion Show and a Drama Night. The event was supported by Plan 9 Technology Incubator of the Punjab Information Technology Board, Pak-Suzuki, Beaconhouse School System, Turkish Airways, Air One, Pakistan Table Tennis Federation, Pakistan Arm-wrestling Federation, The News International and FM89 radio channel.