Mistletoe and Wine was Christmas caroling event organized by the Rotaract Clubs of the Alumni of University of Moratuwa, CINEC campus, Colombo Central, Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo and Negambo and it was a club service project. This event was held on the 27th of December 2020 from 5pm onward via the zoom platform. The purpose of this project to showcase the talents of members and having an evening full of music, to build and enhance the network with fellow clubs an strengthen the bond.
Host clubs decided a suitable project via WhatsApp group which was created with the organising committee members. Then everyone decided to organize a Christmas carol session.Rtr.Thanuja Kotawelagedara of Rotaract club faculty of medicine suggested Mistletoe and Wine as the name of the event. Everyone agreed on the name. Finally the date was decided as 27th of December. Rotaract district calendar reservation along with the official Rotaractor Zoom link reservation were made. Invitation emails were sent to the District committee club service team. Icebreaker session was organized by the Rotaract club of Colombo Central. Many game ideas were discussed. The agenda was finalized, it was included welcome note, 8 songs, thank you notes by the presidents of host clubs. Guess the song in emoji/audio/movie was decided as the icebreaker game which was included to the agenda after song 4.Also we planned to take the participant group photo during that time. The song list was finalized by 26th of December 2020. A meeting was taken on 27th of December 2020 morning and it was decided that the organizers should log in at least 30 min prior. Organizers were communicating via the WhatsApp group during the event.
Public relations for the project was done virtually. The flyers included all the details .All clubs shared the flyers in all the Rotaract WhatsApp groups. The members of the club were requested to share it in their statuses. It’s Tomorrow post was prepared on 26th of December 2020 posted at 9.00 p.m. by all the host clubs. Thank you flyer was shared after the event.
The event was successfully held in the same manner as it was organized. The evening was coloured by Voices of Rotaractors.Tharidu Bandara performed on behalf of the Rotaract club of Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo. Icebreaker session was an interesting event which was enjoyed by all. Group photo also taken during this break.At the end of the event thank you speeches were given by the presidents of host clubs.5 participators of Rotaract club of Colombo Central, 6 participators of Rotaract Club of Negambo, 10 participators of Rotaract Club of Alumni University of Moratuwa, 12 participators of Rotaract Club of CINEC Maritime Campus, 7 participators of Rotaract club of Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo contributed to this project.
Project chairperson-Thanuja Kotawalagedara