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It's December and St Johns Old Boys Association (SJOBA) is gearing up for yet another colourful end to 2012 with their annual Winter Festival, which saw a cultural evening on December 22. Ehsaas, a contemporary sufi rock band from Delhi, played for the gathering of Old Boys and their families. Formed two years ago, the band experimented with rock, pop and jazz with elements of Sufi. "We have about 100 songs online and will be releasing our first album soon," says the founder and lead vocalist Suryaveer, adding how the album will have all original compositions in a ballad format.
December 23, meanwhile, will see SJOBA members and their families out with their clues on a treasure hunt in the city. The treasure hunt was started with a motive to involve the families with SJOBA. Finally, the grand Winter Ball will take place on Christmas eve at Chimney Heights. Two live bands and a DJ will be playing music of all genres, catering to the members from numerous batches, from 1964 to 2010. This year, the batch of 1987 will be honoured as they will be completing 25 years since passing out.