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Spring Fest

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]

Spring Fest
Spring Fest Logo
Type Student-run non-profit organization
Founded 1960
Place Kharagpur, India
Institute Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Prize money 30 lakhs
Guests Salim-Sulaiman, KK, Shaan, Vishal–Shekhar, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shankar Mahadevan, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Slogan The True Spirit of Youth
Website www.springfest.in
A play at Spring Fest, circa 1970

ActivitiesEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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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