IIT – Kanpur is a place where some of the brightest minds in the country go to learn, but when it is time for Antaragni, the campus transforms into a place for rocking performances, melodious songs and exciting activities. And upping the excitement level this year is the fact that Antaragni is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year!
This festival, which is going to be held from 29th October – 1st November will be a carnival of a series of fine‐arts, socio‐cultural and literary events, along with a variety of workshops, exhibitions and informal events.
Want to know more about the amazing lineup of events? The opening night of the Golden Jubilee of Antaragni will set the tone for all proceedings by a mesmerizing and soulful performance by Amit Trivedi. Over 4 days, Antaragni will see Mridaksh, a Personality Pageant, India Haat, Director’s Cut, Kavi Sammelan, Calypso, etc. Students from various colleges also compete against each other in the fields of Dance, Dramatics, Musicals, Fine Arts, Films and photography as well as English and Hindi literary events.
The dance workshops also draw a huge number of people. This is also the time when glamour is at its best in the campus with a large number of Bollywood celebrities gracing the campus and a successful fashion show, Ritambhara! The biggest, meanest and the awesomest rock fiesta in the country – Synchronicity is also a part of Antaragni. Informals events like blind dates are also organised for the students to chill out!
Antaragni is a revolutionary voice in itself! Coming up with a social initiative like ‘Stolen
Youth’ which aims at inculcating awareness and sensitivity towards crime among the youth makes Antaragni much more than just a cultural fest‐ it is about a change, it is about being
the change, about excelling in one’s field!
The amazing line‐up of celebrities including Amit Trivedi, Nucleya, Anish Sood, Bhayanak Maut, Backstreet Blues, Langa group, Rahat Indori, Satish Vyas, India Jam Project and many more will leave the attendees aching for more!
Carnival at Antaragni has been a host to internationally acclaimed talent like Cleva girls, The
Flying Eyes, The Bonny Men, etc. Taking it a notch higher, Antaragni shall host artists from
Israel, Bulgaria, and Columbia. 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. These concerts have witnessed globally popular and eminent personalities including Sonu Nigam, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vishal‐Shekhar and bands like Indian Ocean.
So Antaragni ‘15 will be one of the greatest college celebrations this year. If you are interested, register yourself at their website!