Mr. Ajit Gavandi, Asst. Professor, Housekeeping, inDr. D.Y.Patil University, The School of Hospitality and Tourism studies had organised “Awesome Blossom” a flower arrangement competition on 6th October 2016 to enhance the creativity of students. Many students from different colleges have participated in the competition. As it was the individual activity, so no group was allowed. The students were supposed to bring their own material, tools and flowers to make any of the dry or fresh flower arrangement on their selected theme with the caption. The participants were of second and third year students were using their creative skills and imagination to design their floral arrangement. The time given for them was 45 mins. The floral arrangements were evaluated on the basis of the idea, theme, creativity and presentation. The entire competitions was judged and awarded to first three contestants by the 3 experts from Industry, Mr. Asif Khan, Front office Manager, Royal Orchid, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Mr. Yogesh Asst. Housekeeper, Country Inn& Suites By Carlson, Mahape, Navi Mumbai, Ms. Paulomi Kanakia Prof. Landscaping, Dr. D.Y. Patil school of Architecture, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.
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