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    IIT-K Cultural Fest 'Antaragni' Kicks Off In Offline Mode

    Sunil Aswal
    April9/ 2022

    Kanpur (The Hawk): After two long years of passiveness and distress, the much-anticipated cultural festival of IIT Kanpur, Antaragni began in the offline mode with utmost zeal and enthusiasm. The inauguration ceremony was presided over by none other than a man of phenomenal excellence - Mr. Awanish Awasthi, the Additional Chief Secretary under the Government of Uttar Pradesh. The ceremony began at 11:00 am in the Outreach Auditorium with the lighting of the lamp to symbolically mark the beginning of Antaragni. Several memorable speeches were made by the extremely putative panel. The audience was enthralled to hear the words of IIT Kanpur director, Prof. Abhay Karandikar. He hoped that this festival would give people an opportunity to exhibit their talents in fields other than academics and thanked Mr.Awasthi for inaugurating the festival as nobody could’ve been a better fit than this supremely ingenious alumnus of IIT-K. The esteemed chief guest of the event, Mr. Awanish Awasthi concentrated on how the sky's the only limit, sharing memorable stories from his life at IIT Kanpur and how that has shaped him into the person he is now. Further, in the series of line-ups the event had “International Carnival” wherein the celebrated illusionist, Brendon Peel charmed audience with his unique wit and magic tricks. He was followed by the exceptional artist Ekaterina Ermilkina, who welcomed all into the realm of colours and created a piece of beauty in just 15 minutes. The fest stage was then taken over by India's largest Fusion and Eastern Rock Competition- Junoon. The audience was awestruck by the combination of rhythm, dynamics, melody, harmony, timbre, texture, and form displayed by the prelims qualifiers in their final set of performance ...

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