Spring Fest

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Spring Fest
Spring Fest Logo
Spring fest.jpg
A play at Spring Fest, circa 1970
Genresocial and cultural festival
Location(s)Kharagpur, India
Founded1960
GuestsSalim-Sulaiman, KK, Shaan, Vishal–Shekhar, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shankar Mahadevan, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Filing statusStudent-run non-profit organization
SponsorIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Prize money30 lakhs
Websitewww.springfest.in

Spring Fest, known as SF, is the annual social and cultural festival of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur held during January in the spring semester.[1][2][3] The first edition was held in 1960.[4] The 58th edition of Spring Fest was held from January 20th to 22nd, 2017.[5]

Activities[edit]

During the fest, students from IIT Kharagpur and from different colleges all over the country participate in a multitude of social and cultural activities.[6][7] The ambit of the events encompasses various genres like Dance, Music, Dramatics, Photography, Literature, Quizzing and Fine Arts.[8]

International bands like Dead By April[9] Breathe, the Floyd Sound,[10] Monuments,[11] Led Zepplica,[12] and TesseracT[13] have also performed on the Spring Fest stage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey (30 December 2013). "Femina Miss India prelims at IIT-Kharagpur". Times of India. Retrieved 2013-12-30.
  2. ^ Spring Fest 2012, a Review Archived 2012-05-23 at the Wayback Machine. Efi-news.com
  3. ^ Dhar, Aarti (2012-10-17). "Campus carnival". The Hindu. Chennai, India.
  4. ^ IITians seek more participation from Gujarat for Spring Fest 2014
  5. ^ http://www.indianexpress.com/news/iitkharagpur-seeks-participants-for-festival-from-across-country/1196732/
  6. ^ http://www.coolage.in/2012/11/05/nukkad-prelims-spring-fest-iit-kharagpur/
  7. ^ http://www.coolage.in/2012/11/08/how-blessed-are-we-an-inspirational-evening-for-iit-kharagpur/
  8. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/hyderabad/Spring-Fest-2014/2014/01/06/article1984530.ece
  9. ^ Dead By April
  10. ^ Breathe, the Floyd Sound Archived 2009-12-14 at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Monuments
  12. ^ Led Zepplica
  13. ^ TesseracT

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