JOSH 12 @ Ramanujan College on 24th-25th February, 2012

Ramanujan College brings to you its annual cultural festival ‘JOSH 2012’. Two days of amazing fun, frolic and art. Ramanujan College was formerly known as ‘Deshbandhu Evening’. Along with its name a lot of other things about the college have changed as well. The two day event will include art forms ranging from street theatre to rangoli making, from group dance to fashion show. Prizes of around Rs 1 lakh to be won.
The event will be highlighted by the star performances of Anshul Gupta, and the fusion band ‘Rishi Inc.’
The event schedule is as follows:

24th February

Fashion Show @ 1:30 pm
Solo music performance (for differently able)  @ 10:30 am
Solo music performance @ 11:30 am
Face Painting @ 2:00 pm
Mr and Miss Ramanujam @ 12:00 pm
Ad mad @ 12:30 pm
Rishi Inc-Band Performance @ 3:30 pm
DJ Manu @ 5:00 pm

25th February

Campus Photography Competition @ 10:00 am
Rangoli Making @ 11:00 am
Turncoat Debate @ 11:30 am
Street Play @ 11 am
Group Dance @ 2 pm
Anshul Gupta—Star Night @ 5:00pm

**Entry will be strictly through college identity cards**

For registration in any of the events fill up this form: Online Registration Form

Check the event page at Facebook.

Contact Persons at Ramanujan College
Akash: +919891171860
Rahul: +919971585698
Gunesekaran: +919717025490
Dipankar: +919811924416


Algorhythm ’12 at Jamia Milia Islamia on 2nd-4th March2012

ALGORHYTHM is an eclectic extravaganza organized by the Computer Society of India, Student Branch, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia. Algorhythm is a medium of technical and cultural exchange among the students from various parts of the country .This fabulous festival calls upon all students to bring out all their creative aspects and grey matter and invites them to have a surreal experience.

It’s the sheer euphoria of motion, the power of turning wheels. The landscape becomes a blur, a blast of the desert air greets you as you roll down the windows, and this is the road like you’ve never seen it before. This trip is all about motion, about the frenzy of 72 hours of a continuous drive .it is impossible to remember every detail of the countryside, but the snatches that you manage to see will be hard to forget.

So pump up the stereo, fasten your seat belts, turn the ignition, jam your foot hard on the accelerator, and be prepared to witness the most exhilarating road trip you ever could’ve seen.

||72 hours of motion||72 hours of speed||72 hours of the changing sands||72 hours of adrenalin||

Be a part of this awesomeness; revel in the bohemia; live the moments to the fullest……..


Mega Events

Stuntmania, Switch Freak (Street Dance Competition), Andaaz (Standup Comedy Act), Mehfil (Qawwali/Mushaira) and Phoenix (Rock Show/Concert)

Technical Events

Eureka (Technical Paper Presentation), Tux Coder (Linux/OSS Programming), Hello World (On The Spot Algorithm Design & Programming), Java Pro(On the Spot Java Programming), Robotics (The Robot Design), Ed Max Craft (Engineering Drawing), Bridging the Gap (Bridge Construction) and Bulls n Bears (Stock Market Event).


Movie Making, Snap It (Digital Photography), Rangoli Making, Pencil Sketching, Graffiti, Face Painting, Street Painting, Portrait Making and Nukkad Natak

Literary and Quizzing Events

Intra Faculty Quiz, Crux (General Quiz), Sports Quiz, Bioscope (Movie Quiz) and Verbattle (Debate Competition)

Miscellaneous Events

Mad Ads (Advertising Competition), Maze Tricks (Treasure Hunt), Gladiatorz (Network Gaming), Bluffmaster, PS2 Gaming, Movie Making, Who Dares Wins, Gali Cricket, Saladgineering and Jukebox

Contact Persons at Jamia Milia Islamia

Yasir Zafar Ansari – +919818824078

Shams Azad – +919911819019

Ahmed Muneeb – +919818234362

Mohd. Aarif Khan – +919582020314

How do I reach Jamia Millia Islamia?

Jamia Millia Islamia is located on the south-east corner of Delhi. One may reach the University by road. It is well-connected to all parts of Delhi. From the Indira Gandhi International Airport, it is situated at a distance of 25km. From the New Delhi and Old Delhi Railway Stations, the distance to Jamia is about 16km. From the Inter State Bus Terminus, Kashmiri Gate the distance of Jamia is 20km, whereas from Vivek Vihar and Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminus the Jamia is at a distance of 16km. and 6km respectively.

Faculty of Engineering & Technology,
Jamia Millia Islamia University,
Near Escorts Hospital (or Holy Family Hospital),
Okhla, New Delhi – 110025

Thurisaz [Live] at Pearl 2012, BITS Hyderabad

Date : 18th February 2012
Time : 21:00
Location : BITS Pilani – Hyderabad Campus
Details :
Performing live for the first time in India, BITS Pilani – Hyderabad Campus, in association with Unseen Underground, brings you Thurisaz, an immensely talented metal band from Belgium.

Four members of the band came together for the first time in 1997 to form a quartet. After being joined by a fifth member in 1999, they released their first album, Scent of a Dream was released in 2004, a sure sign that this was one band to look out for.

Their second album, Circardian Rhythm was critically acclaimed and established Thurisaz’s stance as a band with immense potential.

Only recently, their latest album, The Cimmerian Years has been released and the reviews have been nothing short of great.

It has been a tradition at BITS Pilani – Hyderabad Campus to bring in upcoming bands into the metal scene in India. Keeping up with the same, there is no doubt that Thurisaz will blow your minds away. Come this February, and you will have the opportunity to experience the concert of a lifetime. For first time head bangers, let me assure you, the energy and atmosphere is incomparable and you will enjoy the concert, even if you think that metal music is ‘not your thing’. There is nothing comparable to a fest atmosphere, and added to that a metal concert and you have everything you need for 80 hours of fun.

The event will be preceeded by the hugely popular semi-professional rock and metal band competition, Til’ Deaf Do We Part. This signature event of Pearl, has been established as one of the best in the country, and the winner will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to open for Thurisaz.

So, whether you are a music lover, metal head, or just someone looking to have a great time, there’s one thing that I can say – Be there!

Visit  www.bits-pearl.org for more information

Pearl 2012 at BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, 16th-19th, Feb 2012

Pearl 2012 @ BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus

Pearl. The name spells fun, activity, adventure and so much more! Pearl is the annual cultural festival of BITS Pilani – Hyderabad Campus. Started off in 2010 as a city-wide cultural festival, it was a huge hit amongst the college students in Hyderabad. In 2011, we decided to go national, and how! Not only did we take the entire nation by storm, it was for the first time that the Swedish melodic death metal band, Dark Tranquility, performed live in India. The concert saw fans from all across the nation, who had traveled to Hyderabad for this very purpose! The international act aside, the festival, apart from a set of amazing events, also included performances by the Pakistani band Strings, and a classical night by Anil Srinivasan, Sikkil Gurucharan and A.R.Rahman’s flutist, Navin Iyer.Pearl 2012, which is going to take place from February 16th to 19th, promises to be bigger and better than its previous editions. From the theme, World 1-2, which is essentially 8 bit and 16 bit games, to amazing events that span every cultural genre, we promise you 72 hours of non-stop fun and activity. Once again, for the first time in India, thanks to Unseen Underground, Thurisaz, a Belgian metal band is all set to enthrall Hyderabad during Pearl as part of the international act! For the Bollywood night, we have Benny Dayal and troupe performing. The prelims of our semi-pro band competition, Til’ Deaf Do We Part, which will be held in various cities across the country, will start soon. For the first time, by adding a new dimension to Pearl, we are introducing technical events for the engineer and the scientist in all of us!

So book your tickets now and block your calendars because you sure do know where to be headed in mid-February!

visit http://bits-pearl.org for details of events and registration…!:)
Article Written by Sukanya Venkatraman 🙂

Review of Aalap 11: Tides of Eternity at Bethune College

West Bengal is the land of art and music and this was very aptly portrayed by the Cultural Fest of Bethune College, Aalap. The fest commenced with beautiful Rabindra Sangeet followed by the inauguration. The first day of the event included the western vocals, judged by West End vocalist Armit Mukherjee and Bandage bass player Nikhil. Shalini Das, Paromita Roy and S Tamang took home the prizes.

People were given a chance to exhibit their knowledge through the medium of a Quiz, hosted by Mr Ellen O’Brian and winners were from Xavier’s College.

Band Meet saw an amazing enthusiasm from both the participants and the judges.  One of the judges was Bubun Da- Ex drummer from Fossils. The winners were, Corals, Ashwamedha (acoustic band) and Impulse, in the respective order.

Day two began with Rabindranritya, choreography on Honour Killing. Winners of which were Ananya Sengupta and group. Photography contest was judged by Margub Ali and the winner was Sayan from Jaipuria College. The Fashion Show saw an active participation from Jaipuria College, Scottish Church College, Xaviers College, Womens College, Presidency College, Vidyasagar College, Lady Brabourne College and many more. The winner was yet again Jaipuria college.

Prize distribution was done by honourable officer in charge Dr. Manjusha Sinha Bera.

The fest concluded with blues, jazz, country and Indie rock by five bands – Jason from Lochlomond, Ifs and Buts, Raaj and friends, V3, Opening West end.

Aalap 11 @ Bethune College on 9th-10th Dec 2011

Aalap Tide of EternityAn academically oriented college like Bethune College also knows how to have fun too!! Presenting Aalap~Tides of Eternity 2011…The annual festival of the first Asian women’s college! AALAP, the Annual Inter College Competition, will be held on the 9th and 10th of December of this year, inviting colleges from all around West Bengal, including IIT Kharagpur.

The event, being, the highlight of the college’s social calendar is proud to host a wide variety of events where each one of you gets a chance to showcase your talent. The major ones include Band meet, Choreography, Colours of India (Fashion show), and a huge array of newly introduced events like Western duet, War of Rjs and Photography. At the end of the evening are some exciting pulse racing guest performances!! And this time, they are ‘celebrating music’!!!
The first day they have Bandage- the band formed by Mir, who is an extremely talented RJ and a VJ. On the second day, for the first time, in the history of Bethune, they have five bands performing!! Isn’t that just so great?! Featuring, country, jazz, blues and indie rock! They have Jason from Lochlomond, Ifs and Buts, V3, Raaj and friends and opening West End. All these bands hold a position on Reverbnation and are pretty much in demand in the circuit!!

So, we welcome all, enjoy all, participate all, have food and celebrate music!!!!