Spring Fest, the annual social cultural fest of IIT Kharagpur, is the place you want to be this January.
Spring Fest 2014 promises to “bring them all in the euphoria and bind them, in the land of KGP where dreams won’t lie.” January brings with itself an assurance of high adrenaline events and warmth of the competitive spirit that through ages has helped to foster brotherhood and camaraderie amongst college students from across the nation.
With a plethora of more than 80 events covering over 7 genres the 55th edition of Spring Fest is to be held at the picturesque campus of IIT Kharagpur from 23rd to 26th of January, 2014 – Spring Fest.
It will host a nationwide contingent with an assortment of quintessential and sweeping events. As its motto says – “Dedicated to the true spirit of youth”, the spectacle has something for everyone. Competitions will range across all social and cultural genres conceivable, workshops from virtuoso of their fields and Pro-Nites featuring some of the nation’s biggest names in the field of entertainment guarantees and unforgettable four days
Swarathma : ANUBHAV
Swarathma needs no introduction to Indian Fusion Music followers. With multiple ‘Coke Studio’ appearances they have accomplished a special place in the hearts of millions of Indians. The current line up features Vasu Dixit (vocals and rhythm guitar), Pavan Kumar KJ (percussion and backing vocals), VarunMurali (lead guitar), SanjeevNayak (violin) and JishnuDasgupta (bass guitar and backing vocals).
Benny Prasad: INAGURAL EVENING
Benny Prasad is an instrumental guitarist from India. He is well known for designing the Bentar which is the World’s First Bongo Guitar. Benny has traveled to over 194 sovereign countries and 51 dependent countries (including Antarctica) in 6 years, 6 months and 22 days (from 1 May 2004 to 22 November 2010). He has the honor of being the most traveled Indian musicianand has an accredition of performing before presidents and parliaments, before the crowds of 2007 military world games, and frantic fans at FIFA-Germany and at the Athens Olympics.
Chris Cheong : Mentalist
To challenge your perception and leave you dazed and and Flabbergasted, from the ‘truly Asian’ land comes Christopher Cheong Kit. Better known as Chris Cheong, heis an international mentalist and illusionist. He is credited to be one of Malaysia’s youngest professional mentalist and magician.
Chris Cheong has made multiple appearances internationally, performing in Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei. His first public appearance in the television scene at Radio Televisyen Malaysia as guest and later signed as their T.V host on the series Kids on 2 and Lava Kids
Many more Bollywood performances and International Acts to be released soon. Stay updated through the official website of Spring Fest- www.springfest.in.
Lets take you through some of the exciting times we had last year.
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