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    Cultural Fest of CEG

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    Techofes '12, our thirty-sixth edition is planned for 15–18 February 2012.

    Techofes is the annual cultural festival of College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai held in mid February, and is one of the most popular cultural festivals in South India. Techofes is held for 4 nights and 3 days which draws a footfall of about 40,000 students from more than 250 colleges across South India. Techofes, now in its thirty sixth edition, has snowballed to become one of the biggest fests in India. The festival draws the best talents of South India to its competitions, covering areas ranging from music and drama to literary, games, arts and quizzing. There are several events focussed on building social responsibility amongst the youth. Professional Shows and workshops by various groups and prodigies from all over the country are an added attraction. Techofes is all about bigger, more enthusiastic participation, high performance competitions, amazing pro shows, innovative workshops and attractive prizes.

    • THIS YEAR YUVAN SHANKAR RAJA is performing in our concert ! This is the first time he will be performing for a college event !
    • We are having a Rock Show from an Australian Band !!
    • Several Celebrities will be performing in our Live in concert !! This is a Non-ticketed event !! Watch out our facebook page for updates on our celebrities !!

    Past editions
    • Techofes '06 took place starting 10 February 2006.
    • Techofes '07 took place starting 14 February 2007. The special visitor was actor Vikram and the showpiece event was a concert by Vasundra Das
    • Techofes '10 took place starting 14 February 2010. It included a special screening of Aayirathil Oruvan at the presence of its director Selvaraghavan. Pro-nite saw a performance by Karthik
    • Techofes '11 took place starting 16 February 2011. It saw film making workshops by with Gautham Menon and Sameera Reddy.
    • Techofes '12 is planned for 15–18 February 2012.

    Pronite, the wing of Techofes that organizes pro-shows or concerts, is the biggest crowd puller. Pronite has hosted music legends such as Hariharan, Chinmayi, Karthik, Shankar Mahadevan, Illayaraja, SP Balasubramanyam, Sivamani, Stephen Devassy, Benny Dayal, Naresh Iyer, Vasundara Das.

    Star attraction
    Techofes has witnessed several top notch celebrities and legends, right from Sivaji Ganesan, Padmini, Vaijayantimala, Vijay, Karthi, Selvaraghavan, Vairamuthu, Gautham Menon, AR Rahman, PC Sreeram & Vikram.

    Choreo-nite is one of the most watched competition in Techofes. Finalists of the dance competition perform for an audience of 15000 in the acclaimed Open air Theatre, familiarly the OAT of Anna University. The acrobatic and artistic finalists are judged by renowned choreographers like Raja Sundaram.

    Rock show
    To add the missing international flavour, Techofes ’12 is about to host an international band, performing for the first time in India, the details of which will be disclosed shortly.

    Competitions cater to the culturally enthusiastic people in different colleges across the country by giving them a stage to showcase their talent. Each of these events have heavy cash prizes and dedicated college teams battling it out for the top prize. This year, Techofes’12 has planned to organize a MIDNIGHT QUIZ, the finals of which will be conducted when the clock ticks 12 at night.

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    Other Events include :
    • Literary events that include Debates, Creative Writing, discussions, word games and Poem writing contests in English and Tamil
    • Dramatic events that include Mono Acting, Dumb C and Adzap
    • Dance events, such as solo and group dancing
    • Music events such as Solo singing, Classical vocals, Light Music, Anthakshari and Battle of Bands
    • Art events such as Flower Arrangement, Veg Carving, Junk Arts and Collage
    • Public speaking events such as Just a Minute (JAM), Ship Wreck, Spell Bee
    • Creative events such as Face Painting, Fireless Cooking, Mehendi and Pencil sketching
    • Film/movie making and Photography contests, judged by acclaimed directors
    • PC and Wii Gaming events
    • Treasure Hunts and Material Hunts
    • Multiple category quizzes
    • Techofes Exclusive events such as Lollu Express, Pickup Drop Escape and Hunts in CEG
    • Workshops in the arts and other areas
    • Professional shows, entertaining guest lectures and Celebrity concerts
    • Best of the Festival events (Variety Show, Choreo-Nite and Mr & Ms Techofes)

    Informals department organizes fun, wacky and spontaneous events for the crowd that comes to Techofes. Adventurous events like treasure hunt, photographic hunt, material hunt and fun events like paintball, standstill, footloose, Street games are a part of this informals.

    Our authenticity of the event can be verified by using this web portal.
    Contact Details : Aswath - 9944383183 / Dinesh - 9894476720
    Last edited by techofes2012; 01-04-2012 at 05:45 AM.

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