Sunday, March 21, 2010

RAGAM 2010


National Institute of Technology, Calicut is one of the best engineering colleges in India which is renowned for its high academic standards, NIT Calicut has always encouraged creative liberty and innovation among its students, which is reflected in the student activities of the institute. NITC has 2 annual fests: - a techno-management fest, Tathva and the cultural fest, Ragam.

The spectacular cultural festival of NITC- Ragam is set to be staged on the 24th to the 27th of March. For this cultural extravaganza, we expect over 4000 students from over 200 colleges across the globe to participate, in addition to our own students who are 5,000 in number. Ragam '10 plays on the theme of 'hue'manity, linking the campaign against climate change with the colours of youthful hope and determination. We the students of NIT-C took our fight against global warming to the streets, by launching two rallies which were held in Calicut and Ernakulum on 13th and 14th of February respectively.

Ragam events have always scaled the heights of unmatched success with regard to its standards and all these years we've had a swarm of participants rushing in for our competitions. This year Ragam portrays an array of events which includes dance, dramatics, music, fine arts, vogue or if you have the gift of gab, you have literary and debating events, still if you feel that it is not your cup of tea, then we have a handful of workshops and a set of enthralling exhibitions and gaming arenas all awaiting you at this Ragam.

As the sun sets by, the Open Air Theatre will be alive with the energy of thrilling live performances every night. There is something for everyone over the three nights, beginning with the Choreo Night, followed by the two Popular Nights, and culminating in the Rock Show. For the previous Ragams, we had musical nights by the popular Bollywood musical maestro Shaan, the legend of melodies- Shankar Mahadevan, and a rock concert by "Raghu Dixit Project". The new generation singers from South India like Karthik and Benny Dayal, in addition to an international performance by Breathe the Floyd and the white metal band- whitenoise had mesmerised and dazzled the viewers.

Continuing with the trend, this year we will have proshows by the bollywood sensation K.K on the 25th of March,

Naresh Iyer on the 26th of March,

and a tribute band of Iron Maiden, the Higher On Maiden on the 27th of March, all the way from London.

With loads of prizes on stake and goodies to be won, with the adventures of youth and the nuances of an entertainer, with the eye of an onlooker and the ecstasy of a winner Ragam 2k10 has a little bit for everyone.

So gear up to prove your mettle.

As the proud organizers of RAGAM'10 we cordially invite your institution to take part in this fest from 24-03-2010 to 27-03-2010 and seek your kind cooperation in making this event successful.

Ragam 2010. Please have a glance on our website

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