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Bestival XI: A Spectacular Fusion of Talent and Entertainment

From February 29, 2024, to March 03, 2024, Beaconhouse National University (BNU) was the place to be as it hosted the spectacular Bestival XI. This four-day extravaganza, sponsored by The Bank of Punjab, Red Bull Pakistan, RIOS, Candyland, AIESEC, FLORMAR, Bookme.pk, Shelby's & Co., and HER by Shelby's & Co., brought together thousands of Gen Zs from all across Pakistan for an unparalleled experience.

This year's Bestival XI offered an extensive lineup of workshops covering a diverse range of subjects, including politics, poetry & literature, music, creative writing, climate change, photography, women empowerment, film making, mental health, fashion, vlogging, and more. The introduction of these informative and engaging workshops at Bestival for the first time received widespread acclaim from participants.

Additionally, the event featured a variety of competitions, spanning from sports such as football, cricket, volleyball, futsal, badminton, and table tennis, to board games like ludo, chess, and Jenga, as well as fashion, make-up, and battle of the bands contests. These competitions drew thousands of enthusiastic participants, engaging in fierce competitions throughout the event.

The event's highlight was the electrifying concert on the first day, part of the Red Bull Off the Roof Tour, boasting an incredible lineup of artists. Hassan & Roshaan, featuring the Music Legend Mekaal Hasan on the guitars, mesmerized the audience with their energy. Following their dynamic performance, Aur Band set the stage on fire with their fusion of genres, captivating the crowd with their unique blend of hip-hop and pop, infusing the atmosphere with infectious energy. But the night reached its peak when the main act, Shamoon Ismail, took to the stage. With his electrifying presence and soulful voice, Ismail delivered a performance that was pure magic, taking the audience on an emotional journey from start to finish. From chart-topping hits to soul-stirring ballads, Shamoon Ismail left no stone unturned in delivering a performance that will be remembered for years to come.

Following this, the second day featured a captivating Sufi Night with the renowned Sufi Rock band Raga Boyz, transporting audiences into the realm of mysticism with their soul-stirring renditions.

On the fourth and final day, the festivities reached their pinnacle with an Awards Night alongside a glamorous Fashion Ramp Walk event. The Fashion Ramp Walk showcased the latest trends and designs from emerging fashion enthusiasts. During the Award distribution ceremony, outstanding performers and participants from across Bestival XI were honored for their remarkable talent and contributions.

Throughout the festival, BNU's campus was transformed into a hub of activity, with delectable food stalls, nail-biting competitions, engaging workshops and more. The social evenings, always a highlight, added to the vibrant atmosphere, making Bestival XI an event to remember.

With its seamless blend of extracurriculars and entertainment, Bestival XI proved to be nothing short of amazing and mind-blowing, solidifying its reputation as the must-attend event of the year.

The Beaconhouse Group
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