Antaragni’15 | Unleash the Fire Within
Antaragni, a place to letyour creative horses unleash, the cultural fest of IIT Kanpur is all set tomake a comeback with its Golden Jubilee edition. Transcending all barriers ofenthusiasm, it gets bigger and bigger every year and this year is no exception!Antaragni provides a plethora of events-blending a series of fine-arts,socio-cultural and literary events, along with a variety of workshops,exhibitions and informal events.
Taking a deeper look into Antaragni reveals itsmagnificence even better. The International Carnival at Antaragni has been ahost to internationally acclaimed talent like Cleva girls, The Flying Eyes, TheBonny Men, etc. Taking a step further, Antaragni shall host artist from Israel,Bulgaria, and Colombia. The major highlights of the festival are the four Pronites - fusion, Electronic dance music,Rock and Bollywood- making each night a unique and memorable one. Theseconcerts have witnessed globally popular and eminent personalities includingSonu Nigam, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vishal-Shekar and bands likeThe Indian Ocean. Opening night of the golden Jubilee Antaragni shall be a hostto the mesmerizing and soulful performance by Amit Trivedi.
IIT Kanpur gets completely transformed for the four daysof Antaragni. During this time, a variety of competitions and workshops arealso organized. To name a few of the truly entertaining events- Mridaksh(Personality Peagant), India haat, Director’s Cut, Kavi Sammelan, Calypso, etc. Students from variouscolleges also compete against each other in the fields of Dance, Dramatics,Musicals, Fine Arts, Films and photography as well as English and Hindiliterary events. The dance workshops also draw a huge number of people. This isalso the time when glamour is at its best in the campus with a large number ofBollywood celebrities gracing the campus and a successful fashion show,Ritambhara! The biggest, meanest and the awesomest rock fiesta in the country,Synchronicity!Informals events like blind date are also organised for the students to chillout!
Antaragni is arevolutionary voice in itself! Coming up with social initiative like “StolenYouth” which aims at inculcating awareness and sensitivity towards crime amongthe youth, making Antaragni much more than just a cultural fest- it is about achange, it is about being the change, about excelling in one’s field!
This time, in the fourdays of the golden Jubilee of Antaragni, the Phoenix shall bleed gold. Theambience is bound to be packed with praises for the amazing line-up ofcelebrities including Amit Trivedi, Nucleya, Anish Sood, Bhayanak Maut, BackstreetBlues, Langa group, Rahat Indori, Satish Vyas, India Jam Project and many more.
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