Saarang 2016 Cultural Festival IIT Madras

  • Fest Details
    Fest Name: Saarang
    Organising College Name: IIT Madras
    Fest Type: Cultural Festival
    Fest Start Date: 6th January 2016
    Fest End Date: 10th January 2016
    Fest Info: Saarang is the annual cultural festival of IIT Madras, the biggest of its kind in India. It has been witnessing a footfall of over 50,000 since the last few editions. ISO certified (ISO 9001:2008) and attracting a demographic diversity that few can boast of. Saarang remains an unrivaled platform for showcasing the energy and creativity of the youth.Saarang´┐Ż16 is happening in the second week of January and will witness over 50 Events, 20 Workshops, 5 Professional shows and a series of well acclaimed lectures and video conferences. Saarang has been the stage for popular performers like Sunidhi Chauhan, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Sonu Niigaam, Shaan and Zakir Hussain and also for internationally recognized bands like Opeth, Hammerfall and Karnivool. It has also witnessed the likes of Kamal Haasan, Gautham Menon and Arun Shourie. Saarang´┐Ż16 features a variety of events and competitions spread over five days. It is a cultural extravaganza like none other.
  • Major Events
    Popular Night

    Rock Show

    EDM Night

    Classical Night

    Choreo Night

    World Culture Festival

    Saarang Lecture series

    Music events – Tarang, Decibels, solo

    Dance events – Dance workshops, $treet$

    Art Events

    Online Photography Contest

    Saarang Film Festival

    Thespian events – Dramatics, Monolouges

    Lifestyle events – Mr and Ms Saarang , Panache

    Litfest – Crossie, JAM

    Quizzing Events


    Pre Saarang Venture – Saarang Milan

    Saarang Social cause – Sukriti

  • Contact Info
    Contact Name: Harshil Sanghavi
    Mobile Number: 9962309289
    Facebook Link:
    Fest Submitted by: NA
  • Fest Video
  • How to Reach
    The IIT campus is located on the Sardar Patel Road, midway between the Raj Bhavan and Adyar bus terminus and is around 12 km from Chennai Central Railway Station. Other landmarks include the Guindy Snake Park near the IIT main gate and the Central Leather Reasearch Institute (CLRI) campus opposite the IIT campus.

    If you have light luggage (a bag or an attache) you could consider taking a bus to IIT. The bus stop is just across the road from the Central Railway Station. You could use the subway to cross the road which is perpetually busy. There are direct buses to IIT, which start at the Central Station bus stop. If you take any of them, get down at Gandhi Mandapam, which is at walking distance from the IIT main gate. Otherwise, take any bus to Saidapet and from there, any bus heading for Adyar or Besant Nagar which will drop you right in front of the IIT gate. You could also take any bus to Adyar; there are frequent buses from Adyar Signal to the campus. Once you reach the In gate, there are buses to Gajendra Circle (near the administrative block and Central Library)almost every 20 minutes.

    If you have luggage, an auto-rickshaw or taxi would it would be the most comfortable option. The fare will be about Rs. 180 for an auto-rickshaw and Rs. 300 for a taxi. If you arrive at Egmore Station, you could take buses to IIT, Gandhi Mandapam or Adyar from where there are number of buses to the IIT. Current auto- rickshaw and taxi fares from Egmore are approximately Rs.150 and Rs.250 respectively.