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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 60th edition of Spring Fest was held from January 24th to 27nd, 2019.[5]

Spring Fest
Spring Fest Logo
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A play at Spring Fest, circa 1970
Genresocial and cultural festival
Location(s)Kharagpur, India
GuestsSalim-Sulaiman, KK, Shaan, Vishal–Shekhar, Sadhguru , Sunidhi Chauhan, Shankar Mahadevan, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Filing statusStudent-run non-profit organization
SponsorIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Prize money30 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.[6][7] The ambit of the events encompasses various genres like Dance, Music, Dramatics, Photography, Literature, Quizzing, Food Fest and Fine Arts.[8]

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


  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
  3. ^ Dhar, Aarti (2012-10-17). "Campus carnival". The Hindu. Chennai, India.
  4. ^ IITians seek more participation from Gujarat for Spring Fest 2014
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  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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