Saturday, October 22, 2011

Monday, 16th October, 2011 was a diligent day for Dubai International Academic City. A vigorous competition hosted by the Red Bull and eagerly welcomed by numerous students from various universities. Taking part in the competition were the students of Manipal University, Dubai who showcased their skill and talent in this exciting contest.

Thomson George, a 19 year old aspiring journalist was the only participant from the Media and Communications Department, grouped along with the students from the Engineering Department of Manipal University, Dubai. This group managed to win the 3rd place in the competition, which involved creating a model of a car, whose engine was already provided, with Red Bull cans.

“The competition was tough; participants established outstanding designs. I didn’t really expect it. That winning moment instilled pride in me. I was extremely happy.” said Thomson George. He was thrilled to keep with Red Bull Merchandize as a 3rd position prize, while the 2nd position holders received a 200 AED ticket to a party at Dubai Autodrome.

The Red Bull competition’s grand finale will be held on the 29th of October in Abu Dhabi, showcasing the talents of the nine finalists. The winner will be awarded a grand prize and in doing so, that lucky winner will experience the taste nothing less than sweet victory.

Report by By Maria Hussain