National Institute of Engineering's (NIE) three-day annual techno-cultural fest techNIEks-13 will kickstart tomorrow at the Golden Jubilee Complex of the College on Manadavadi Road here.

Cine actor and Founder of Natana School of Drama Mandya Ramesh will inaugurate the fest at 10 am. The programme will be presided over by NIE President S.R.Subba Rao.

techNIEks 2013 is being held not only to create the best entertainment platform Mysore has ever seen, but also to make the audience socially responsible.

techNIEks 2013 will see the campus feature the carNIEval, the Village and the Dance Floor, wherein the campus will be decorated accordingly to showcase the feature.

The carNIEval will have the college decorated in multi-colours, creating an awe-inspiring bonanza. The Village will see the students from different parts of the country depict their cultural heritage using various media. The parking lot will be converted into a dance floor wherein the students and public will showcase their dancing skills and also features dances by professional street dancers.

Major events lined up during the fest are African Band, Beat Boxing, Rock Arena, Radium Dance, 10k Marathon, Mirror Dance, Thematic Fashion Show, totalling to over a 100 events spread throughout the fest.

Day 1: Rock Arena: Competition among the top student rock bands of South India will be held from 10 am to 5 pm at the Diamond Jubilee Sports Complex in the college premises.

NIE Raodies: A series of challenging events testing the will power of the participants from 10 am to 5 pm.

Karaoke: A hunt for the best singers from 10 am to 5 pm.

Wanna be RJ/VJ: A competition to hunt the best RJ/VJ at 11 am.

CPU Assembly Contest at 11 am; Cooking Without Fire at 11.30 am.

Art Hub: Art expo showcasing cultural heritage, landscapes and abstracts by local artists at the Golden Jubilee Block from 10 am to 5 pm.

The Village: Showcasing various cultures of India by students at NIE parking lot from 11 am to 5 pm.

Classical dance by Nithyashree Shetty at Diamond Jubilee Sports Complex at 6 pm and Mile Sur Mera Tumhara group singing by NIE Group at 7.30 pm.

Day 2: Air Crash: Character virtualisation to convince the judges to save your life at 12 noon; Drum Duet by the students of NIE at Diamond Jubilee Sports Complex at 6 pm and Radium Dance by Beyond Taalas at 8 pm.

Day 3: techNIEks 10k Marathon for general public on the cause Vote to be the Change at Diamond Jubilee Sports Complex from 5.30 am to 9 am.

Minute to Win it: A series of challenges to be completed within a minute at 11 am; Fastest Finger First: A challenge for the fastest text message typist at 1 pm; Remote Controlled Car Race at 3.30 pm.

Fashion Show by the students of the college based on several innovative themes at Diamond Jubilee Sports Complex between 7 pm and 8.30 pm and Mirror Dance by Ashvithi Shetty and Adhvithi Shetty at Diamond Jubilee Sports Complex at 7.45 pm.

For details, contact Jyeshta Shetty (99867-58855) or Shahed Hashmi (95912-46789)

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore