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. The first edition was held in 1960. The 58th edition of Spring Fest was held from January 20th to 22nd, 2017.
A play at Spring Fest, circa 1970
|Genre||social and cultural festival|
|Guests||Salim-Sulaiman, KK, Shaan, Vishal–Shekhar, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shankar Mahadevan, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt|
|Filing status||Student-run non-profit organization|
|Sponsor||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur|
|Prize money||30 lakhs|
During the fest, students from IIT Kharagpur and from different colleges all over the country participate in a multitude of social and cultural activities. The ambit of the events encompasses various genres like Dance, Music, Dramatics, Photography, Literature, Quizzing and Fine Arts.
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