Indian Institute of Technology or very commonly known as the IIT, is the dream of every student who wants to pursue engineering after 12. IIT colleges are always given top priority and importance. The tag of IIT makes you different from the rest of the crowd of engineers. The fame of IIT is all because of its quality education be it through the smart classrooms or well-equipped technical labs. IITs are not only known for just technical activities but also for cultural too. IIT Students are very active be it in the cultural or technical fields which breaks the myth of IIT students as bookworms. The cultural fests in IIT are far better than of any other college and that is why students from all the colleges around try to participate in it.
Top cultural fests in IIT
Mood Indigo, IIT Bombay.
IIT Bombay stands number one in the list of all engineering colleges and so it’s cultural fest which is the best not only in India but among all the Asian countries too. It is a 3-4 day fest which is organized at the end of December every year. Students from over 1700 colleges across the nation visit the campus of IIT Bombay for both competition and nightlife enjoyment purposes. Whichever year you visit IIT Bombay during mood indigo fest, you will be finding Bollywood legends there to excite the crowd. Superstar singers like Amit Trivedi, Shaan, Shankar Ehsaan Loy and many more have made the nights of the fest memorable through their outstanding voices.
Rendezvous, IIT Delhi.
Rendezvous is one of the most known fests among college students. IIT Delhi organizes this four-day fest at the end of October every year. You will find a variety of competitive events in the fields of dance, dramatics, music etc right here during these days. You will face participants from over 350 colleges in Delhi and some of the neighbouring states too. Many Bollywood singers like KK, Kailash Kher, Papon and even actresses like Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone have performed here to entertain a crowd of over 17,000 people.
Antaragni, IIT Kanpur
The 2000+ acre campus of IIT Kanpur becomes a fairyland during the month of October. The four days of Antaragni energizes the minds of students so much that they forget their stress of the entire year. You will find students from over 200 colleges breaking the silence on the campus through their mind-blowing performances. Wonderful star nights make your toes irresistible. Some of the very talented and famous singers of this century like Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam have made the fest unforgettable one.
Springfest, IIT Kharagpur.
Spring fest, or popularly known as SF is the annual cultural fest of IIT Kharagpur which is organized in the month of January. The spring season gets filled with various exciting and fun-filled competitive events of Dance, Music, Dramatics etc. The most adventurous part of this fest is the star-night. The Tagore Open Air Theatre and the Jnan Ghosh Stadium where the star-night takes place gets filled with a huge crowd. Some of the most famous stars who have amazed the crowd with their voices in this fest are Papon, Vishal-Shekhar, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan etc.
There are many IIT college cultural fests but these are the most popular ones. Make sure you attend them at least once during your college life. Also, try to participate in the competitive events as much as you can. Participation and winning in such fests are going to benefit you a lot.