The national level cultural fest MITAFEST’20 was a four day stretch from Feb 20th to 23rd, 2020. MITAFEST’20 revolved around   the theme – ‘Empire of Engineers’.


The inauguration of MITAFEST on day 1 commenced with the lighting of lamp by – Maheswari IPS, Joint Commissioner of Police, Dr. Gandhi Das, Indian film music director, Prof. Dr. T Thiyagarajan, Dean, MIT campus,   Dr. K. Annamalai, vice president of Athenaeum, Mrs. Pabitha, Mr .P. Kumaran, chairman of Athenaeum, Miss. Akshaya, lady representative of Athenaeum.


Dr. K. Annamalai formally welcomed all the dignitaries present on the dais and the students.


Prof. Dr. T Thiyagarajan briefed about Athenaeum and he also mentioned a few words about the chief guests which was very much inspiring.   The honourable chief guest Mrs. Maheswari IPS addressed the crowd. She described about the importance of goal in one’s life which provoke the minds of the students to achieve their goal. Dr.Gandhi Das made everyone melt through his songs. He explained about the fact that music also plays one of the important roles in this world.


Mr. P. Kumaran and Miss. Akshaya spoke about the student body which is responsible for organizing the cultural fest-Athenaeum .In the end, Mrs. Pabitha offered vote of thanks to all.


Within few minutes, after the inaugural ceremony got over, Vibez took over the stage and gave a perfect kick start for MITAFEST’20.

Students were delighted by their mellifluous performance. The arrival of celebrities caused quite a stir in the campus. As Galatta media was announced as our official media partner for MITAFEST’20, it was a great pleasure to watch VJ Paarvathy and VJ Aashiq hosting the programme.

Mr. Kutty Gopi engaged the students with his talents and we had an entertaining evening. Mr. Arjun Das , the one who has the most sensational voice, earned  a great noise from the crowd as soon as he arrived .

Everyone were delighted in watching  Miss. Ammu Abhirami ,the adroit actress, on stage .


Mr.Mugen Rao made the night so special through his performance. Miss.Rhema Ashok’s dance performance blew our mind. On the whole, day 1 of MITAFEST’20 was a perfect start.





Day 2 of MITAFEST’20 started with a blissful morning. We were entertained by the participants from different college. Inter-college solo singing competition brought people from various colleges – Ethiraj College for women, Loyola College, etc… Different genres and styles of performances were given by the participants and everyone tried their level best and excelled in enthralling us with their songs.


Soon after, solo instrumental competition was held. All the performers were so good in their own style of playing the instruments.

It was such a treat to watch solo dance performances.

Participants were very spontaneous in their moves while performing footloose. Duo dance performances imparted great energy into the audience.


Host performance by MYT Black crew, the dance club of MIT, was engaging for the audience. Choreonite, in which participants performed in groups, presented stunning performances.

Havoc brothers gave a special performance that was phenomenal. Miss.Sherin‘s interaction with the crowd was very lively and dynamic .It was a gleeful night on watching Mr.Siddharth and his performance.

Miss. Manjima Mohan’s way of addressing towards the crowd was very much hospitable.

Mr. Joshua Aaron’s performance was the jazz!


We just enjoyed day 2 to the core!



Event reported by : Hamsavardhini, 1st year, E&I Department


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