Festember is the annual inter-college cultural extravaganza of NIT Trichy, the best of its kind in South India. Origin of Festember is ÔÇÿA fest to rememberÔÇÖ. Generally held in the end of September for around 3-4 days each year, this fest witnesses the participation of around 500 colleges and 10,000 participants from all over the country.
The highlight of the fest is┬á the pro-nites that showcases big shots in the field of entertainment and music like Illayaraja, Javed Ali, Salim-Sulaiman, Benny Dayal, etc. who have given┬áscintilating performances.
Around 40 events like Gigahertz, Shruthilaya, Tarangini, ChoreoNite, Lits, Arts, FashionShow, Showtime, etc. bring out the real spirit of competition to win the rolling Festember trophy and the huge prize money it has to offer.
This 40-year old cul-fest of NIT Trichy ┬áoffers innovative workshops to enable the students to learn a variety of skills. Some of the workshops held were archery, dance(hip-hop and party),street magic,etc.. Besides this, fun events like paintball and water zorbing. Major sponsorships enable each edition of Festember to be better than the previous one every passing year.
Festember does not forget its social responsibility and the FSR team works throughout the year for the betterment of the society. A few major FSR ┬áevents include Gold Dustbin, Udaan,Green Endeavour, Gift a Birthday etc..
The students of NIT Trichy work in various teams contributing to Festember ┬áin their own little way. Each year, the ambience in the college is set to a particular theme and a theme-related event is generally held to bring out the mood of the hour. Some of the themes include Halloween, Retro, Las Vegas ┬áetc.. A promising fest it is, much awaited by students of and outside NIT Trichy,┬á Festember ┬átruly proves to be ÔÇ£A fest to rememberÔÇØ.