UNC-Chapel Hill student organization Sangam presented the 15th annual Aaj Ka Dhamaka Intercollegiate Dance Competition. It was held on the UNC campus at Memorial Hall on November 2nd, 2013 with over 700 people in attendence. Proceeds from AKD benefit the Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship for South Asians students in need of financial assistance. The show opened with an exhibition performance by Tar Heel Raas followed by the competing teams: HooRaas of UVA, VCU Bhangra, NCSU Nazaare, GT Ramblin' Raas, Penn Dhamaka, Columbia Raas, Duke Dhamaka and Maryland Dhoom. To close out the evening, Chapel Hill Chalkaa dance team performed followed by a special guest performance from urban Desi fusian music group Culture Shock. NCSU Nazaare won the overall competition ($1500) as well as the audience choice award, second place went to Columbia Raas ($1000) and third place went to Penn Dhamaka ($500).
Submitted by: Liam Outlaw & David Kay