Students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur are anticipating and seeking more participants from Gujarat State, while they are preparing to organize their yearly occurring social and cultural festival – ‘Spring Fest 2014’. This 55th edition of Spring Fest is scheduled to be held from 23 – 24 January 2014.
The organizing committee of Sprint Fest 2014 issued a Press release on the fest mentioning that Spring Fest is proud to be one of the oldest and major cultural and social college festivals of the country and has always observed active participation from students of Gujarat. The previous year as well students participated from various renowned colleges such as IIM Ahmedabad, Nirma University, M S University of Baroda, L D College of Engineering and SVNIT, Surat.
Spring Fest for the first time held in 1960 hence this makes it India’s oldest cultural festivals. Since then it has developed exponentially, in the span of 55 years it has highlighted the aspirations and enthusiasm of students from nationwide. The Spring Fest celebrated its golden jubilee in 2009.
Last edition witnessed a footfall of about 30,000 people in the spring fest in which 150 colleges participated performing with high spirits and flaunting versatile talent.
Spring Fest 2014 will also have a 3-day IIT Kharagpur Model United Nations conference scheduled from January – January 26.Besides, the IIT Spring Fest 2014 - Cultural Event would include Dance, Dramas, Literary, Photography, Music among others.