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ABOUT


ANANDOTSAVA : Blend of two words:

Ananda : In the memory of its founder Late Justice K.S. Hegde.

Utsava : A joyous occasion.

Anandotsava is a state level cultural festival of NMAM Institute Of Technology. Started with the name VARIETY, an inter-departmental competition in the 90's, limited only to NMAMIT, the fest was a grand success and was appreciated by everyone. In the year 2002-03 with a new name SAHYOG, this cultural fest was extended to the Nitte group of Institutes. The following year, it was extended to all the Institutes of Dakshinna Karnataka coastal belt.Twenty years down the line, with the name ANANDOTSAVA the cultural festival is now STATE-LEVEL.


Coordinators

Staff Coordinator:

Prof. Vishwanath
Dept. of Humanities
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte
Mob: +91 9980523407

Student Coordinator:

Adithya R. Poonja
Dept. of Electronic and Communication
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte
Mob: +91 8904742124

EVENTS

Antakshari


Introduction:
Your most favourite musical entertainment game is now here at NMAMIT! If you love singing and are good with lyrics, this is the place to be. Battle it out with the best and let the best Lyrical Genius win here at the event, Antakshari.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Three members per team. 3. Event consists of preliminary round (written) and a final round (on stage); the best six teams in the prelims will make it to the final. 4. All songs must be in Hindi. 5. Specific rules will be announced before the event.
Student Coordinators:
Divya Kamath : +91 88843 72955 Soumya S. Ananda : +91 94811 81077 Harshitha R. Shetty : +91 88847 33265 Email :is@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Battle of Bands


Introduction:
The best of bands in Karnataka battle it out here at Nitte. Behold the bigger and the better - Battle of the Bands 3.0. With the most competitive bands performing, the event has got everything from the blisteringly fast music to the grooviest of tunes. For the true connoisseur of music or people just looking for 'Anand', be prepared to have the time of your lives this Anandotsava ’15!!
Requirements:
1. Teams are required to submit a video demo of a song performed by the band. 2. Lyrics of original compositions have to be submitted by participants.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college 2. Teams will be selected for the competition based on the video. 3. Judgement criterion is based according to a conventional western rock competition 4. A team can have a maximum of 7 members on stage with minimum of 1 drummer, 1 guitarist/keyboardist and 1 bassist. 5. Each team is allotted 5 minutes for sound setup and 15 minutes for the performance & 5 minutes grace time. 6. Exceeding the 25 minutes on-stage time will earn drastic negative points. 7. Bonus marks are awarded for original compositions, musical complexity and theme integration. 8. Organisers hold the right to disqualify any team at their discretion, without prior notice. 9. Decision of the organisers in any circumstance will be final. 10. Any vulgarity will lead to disqualification. 11. Results of this event won't be considered for Winners and Runners trophy.
Student Coordinators:
Prieston Lobo : +91 9483775510 Rachit Hegde : +91 9886340316 Email :me@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Classical Solo Dance


Introduction:
Following the nuances of natya shasthra, being any repertoire of your choosing, transform the old writings into a disciplined movement of art and grace, at the classical solo dance competition right here at NMAMIT!
Rules:
1.Any number of entries per college. 2.Only Indian classical dance forms like Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak allowed. 3.Duration will be 4+1 minutes. 4.Music has to be submitted in a CD/USB Flash Drive 30 mins before the scheduled time of the event. 5.If live accompanists are used then it has to be intimated to the organizers before the Fest. 6.Judgement is based on Rhythm, expressions, costume and make-up and overall impact.
Student Coordinators:
Alan Paul : +91 7353561528 Irfan Mohammed : +91 9008405237 Ritu. T. Raj : +91 9902539247 Email :cv@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Cooking Without Fire


Introduction:
Yes you need food for the fire in your belly. But who said that you need fire to cook! Cook without fire. Tease the taste buds of everyone with your culinary skills. Fire-up to cook without fire!!
Rules:
1. Any number of teams per college. 2. Two participants per team. 3. Duration will be 1 hour 30 minutes. 4. No pre-cut vegetables allowed. 5. Flavours are allowed. 6. Small juicer or mixer is allowed. 7. Use of bread, cookies are allowed. 8. Participants shall bring their own materials. 9. Only vegetarian dishes allowed.
Student Coordinators:
Arpitha Kamath : +91 9901347338 Disha : +91 8123453455 Vaishnavi : +91 7411549869 Email :cs@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Creative Photography


Introduction:
“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are”- ERNST HAAS With the event Creative Photography it is time to sprout wings to your creativity. See the unseen, show others the marvels you can render with a camera.
Rules:
1.Any number of entries per college. 2.Solo event. 3. Original pictures are to be submitted, Post Processing is not allowed. 4.Topic will be announced on the spot and will be intimated via sms at 9.00 a.m. on 6th February 2015. 5.Participants must take photos in the campus. 6.Downloaded photographs are not allowed. 7.Participant shall submit only 3 photographs at the stipulated time, intimated by the organizers. 8.Participants should bring their own personal camera.
Student Coordinators:
Titus : +91 7259606250 Melisha : +91 9663397272 Archana Kamath : +91 9611742391 Email :cs@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Debate

Introduction:
Tarka Sastra - The science of dialectics, logic and reasoning. If you can speak and prove your point, this science becomes an art. So go ahead and speak up, spout off… Project your perspective to all!
Rules:
1.For The first round a pair of teams (of two) will debate on the given topic. 2.The Topic will be decided on the spot by judges. 3.One Team will speak for and other team will speak against, this is decided based on slot they pick. 4.Depending on the criteria, judges will evaluate each team and award marks to each team respectively. 5.Depending on the marks awarded, limited number of teams will qualify to the second round. 6.Teams Qualified will again compete in a similar manner. 7.The number of rounds depends on the number of teams. 8.Winners are declared based on overall relative performance.
Student Coordinators:
Shishir R. K. : +91 9535290398 Anju Mariam Prasad : +91 9538034090 C Dimple : +91 9008389709 Email :bt@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Duet Dance


Introduction:
Sway, spin, twirl and whirl with your partner. Leave everyone astounded and amazed with your moves. Yes! It’s dance time.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Open to any genre of dance. 3. Duration will be 4+1 minutes. 4. Vulgarity of any kind will lead to disqualification. 5. No gender restriction on team constitution. 6. Music has to be submitted in CD/Pen drive 30 minutes before the scheduled time of the event. 7. Judgment based on Synchronization, innovation, rhythm, expression.
Student Coordinators:
Arpita G. Shetty : +91 9663559131 Swathi S : +91 8147522986 Sulakshana Pai : +91 9844164413 Email :bt@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Duet Singing


Introduction:
Match your tunes in a team of two, portray your artistic skills in perfect sync and harmony, mesmerise your audience with your vocal prowess at the Duet Singing Competition, right here at Nitte
Rules:
1.Any number of entries per college. 2.Two participants per team. 3.Duration will be 3 to 4 minutes. 4.Karaoke or accompanists are allowed. 5.No gender restriction on team constitution. 6.Judgement based on Rhythm, Coordination, Stage Presence and Incorporation of the Theme.
Student Coordinators:
Shekhar Dey : +91 9901109876 Sharada Bhat : +91 9741220471 Lohit Naik : +91 9483938210 Email :cv@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Dumb Charades


Introduction:
Are you a good actor? Are you good at wordplay? If you think you are, then test your acting skills, word play and also some buzz reflexes at the dumb charades competition, right here at NMAMIT.
Rules:
1. Any Number of entries per college. 2. 3 participants per team. 3. Event consists of prelim and a final. 4. Standard Dumb Charades Rules apply.
Student Coordinators:
Adhithi Bhandary : +91 8971995662 Ananya : +91 9741583444 Harshaketta : +91 9632612434 Email :cv@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Eastern Solo Singing


Introduction:
If you think you are the king/queen of ragas, then sing your heart out and transform your voice into a downpour of emotions touching us and inspire us with your vocal technique at Anandotsava’s Eastern Solo Singing Competition
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Duration will be 3 to 4 minutes. 3. Karaoke or accompanist (1) are allowed. 4. No gender restriction on team constitution. 5. Judging based on Expressions, Vocal Quality and Modulation, Stage Presence and Overall Impact.
Student Coordinators:
Praneetha : +91 8722091950 Disha Shetty : +91 7406921595 Akshay Kumar : +91 9902153647 Email: cs@anandotsava.in Download: PDF
Face Painting


Introduction:
If you have an artistic touch and perhaps a message to convey through people’s faces all over the world, then NMAMIT’s Face painting is your way to prove your ambition and skill.
Rules:
1. Any Number of entries per college. 2. 2 participants per team. 3. Duration will be 2 hours. 4. Topic will be given on spot. 5. Participants should bring their own materials. 6. Judgment based on creativity, content, display and overall presentation.
Student Coordinators:
Adarsh Kumar : +91 9483912869 Mandeep D. Patil : +91 9483912869 Sagar B. Rao : +91 9483912869 Email :ee@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Fashion Show


Introduction:
If you got the style that defines you and you have got the attitude to carry it with panache, then you could rock the ramp at NMAMIT with your style. Be the show stoppers and take home the grand prize, at one of the largest platforms around.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Maximum of 12 Members per team. 3. Duration is 10 minutes, time allowed for setting the stage is 5 minutes. 4. Vulgarity of any kind will lead to disqualification. 5. No gender restriction on team constitution. 6. Performance should be based on a theme. 7. Judgment based on Coordination, Music, Confidence, Gesture, Creativity, Garments and Accessories.
Student Coordinators:
Pavan Sharma : +91 8050143019 Ananya Shetty : +91 7760785701 Anushree Shenoy : +91 9482931481 Email: ec@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Floral Arrangement


Introduction:
The blossoming of flowers around us has an indescribable beauty. The scope of human creativity can beautify and heighten any occasion with the best patterns and lines of symmetry used to decorate. It is time for you combine the two to create your own masterpiece – A floral Mural - not on the wall, but on the floor.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Solo event. 3. Duration will be 2 hours. 4. Space for display will be provided. 5. Contestants shall bring all needed materials. 6. No readymade materials can be used. 7. Theme will be given on the spot. 8. Any style of floral arrangement may be followed.
Student Coordinators:
Prajna Shetty : +91 89711 47533 Neha Patil : +91 96327 06348 Nidhi D Shetty : +91 90088 55737 Email:is@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
General Quiz


Introduction:
Does puzzles kickstart an adrenaline rush in you? Do you think in riddles and puzzle others with them? Then you just found your match. Better be prepared to be baffled. The best minds of the region meet here at Nitte to quiz on. Welcome to the next level.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Three participants per team. 3. Event consists of preliminary round (written), the top six teams will make it to the finals, final round will be on stage (audio visual) 4. Malpractice and use of mobile phones and internet is strictly banned. Any team found doing so will be disqualified. 5. The quiz-master’s decision will be final.
Student Coordinators:
Sohit Suresh : +91 9686850175 Keshav Padiyar : +91 9972121906 Akshay Hegde : +91 8095431242 Email: ec@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
India Quiz


Introduction:
Did you know that it was here in India that the science of surgery took birth? Did you know that it was an Indian who designed the mother of tablets and smartphones? If the wonder that is India gives you a brain buzz, then quiz India - at India Quiz - this Anandotsava!
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Three participants per team. 3. Event consists of preliminary round (written), the top six teams will make it to the finals, Final round will be on stage (audio visual). 4. Malpractice and use of mobile phones and internet is strictly banned. The team found doing so will be disqualified. 5. The quiz-master’s decision will be final.
Student Coordinators:
Nabhan Moideen : +919483912869 Karthik Rao K.S : +919483912869 Email :ee@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
JAM (Just A Minute)


Introduction:
Wait a second….but you have only 60 seconds. So every second counts here. You better be quick with your wit. Otherwise get buzzed out. The famous JAM at Nitte is back with a bang this Anandotsava.
Rules:
1. Any Number of entries per college. 2. Solo event. 3. Standard JAM Rules apply.
Student Coordinators:
Ambika Joshi : +91 9483912869 Melville Mark D’Silva : +91 9483912869 Prithvi C. Shetty : +91 9483912869 Sumana Achar : +91 9483912869 Email :ee@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Laugh Out Loud (LOL)


Introduction:
Well here’s your big break! Presenting ‘LOL’ to all you comedians out there! This event is all about creativity and humour. We will offer you the stage and the limelight so that you can set it ablaze in style, of a comic nature of course. The performances may be: Skit/Mad Ads/Mime/Movie spoof/Political Spoof/Drama.
Rules:
1. Team should comprise of minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 members. 2. Each team will be given a time limit of 6+1 minutes. 3. Any sort of vulgarity will lead to disqualification. 4. Appearance, costumes and props are not a part of the judging criteria. 5. Medium of communication should be English, Hindi or Kannada. 6. Decision of the judges is final.
Student Coordinators:
Yathish : +91 9880117390 Nidhisha Suvarna : +91 8971991415 Krithika Marla : +91 9845558647 Email: is@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Mehendi


Introduction:
Unveil your creative self….. Bespangle the beauty of your hands with beautiful designs. Mehendi is not a supplement to a girl’s hands but a complement. It completes the flawless beauty of a perfect hand.
Rules:
1. Any number of teams per college. 2. Two participants per team, one subject and one artist. 3. Participants shall bring their own materials 4. Duration will be 2 hours. 5. No mehendi design books are allowed. 6. Judgment based on creativity, cleanliness, design and overall presentation.
Student Coordinators:
Prashamsa Shetty : +91 9986248472 Harsha Kiran T.S : +91 8150808097 Swathy. S : +91 9482152395 Email :"bt@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
MOCK PRESS


Introduction:
This event is a mock rendition of a press conference wherein the participants would pose as public figures ranging from politicians to scientists to writers, singers, sports personalities or film stars to hear them speak and raise questions. This will check the stress handling, presence of mind and knowledge with respect to the personalities given to the participants. So if you think you go what it takes, here’s where you try your best!
Rules:
1. This event is a mock rendition of a press conference wherein the judges would pose as journalists invited by the newsmakers (public figures ranging from politicians to scientists to writers, singers or film stars) to hear them speak and raise questions. 2. The contestants are required to register upon which they would be given a choice between two public figures 3. Each participant has to perform individually. There will be no teams. 4. The participant is expected to answer on behalf of the personality given. 5. The participants will be judged on the following criteria: • Subject Knowledge • Communication skills • How spontaneous the participants are • How well you relate with the personality • How well you portray yourself as the concerned personality 6. The participants can choose the category but the personalities in the categories will be disclosed by draw at the time of the competition. 7. Any vulgarity in the way of speaking OR IN ANY FORM if found by the judges (press) the participants are liable for elimination by judges instantaneously. 8. The event also invites active participation from the audience in the form of pertinent questions put up to the participants. 9. Judges decision will be final.
Student Coordinators:
Prakyath Shetty : +91 7760426869 Karthik J. Acharya : +91 9632644409 M. Pawan Kumar : +91 7411931150 Email :me@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
On the Spot Painting


Introduction:
Ever admired the beauty of colours? Ever thought how bland the world would be without the splash of colours? Give wings to your imaginations and fill the world with the glow of its beauty.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries. 2. Solo entry. 3. Duration will be 2 hours. 4. Topic will be given on the spot. 5. Can use oil, water or poster color. 6. Participants should bring their own materials. 7. Paper will be provided by the host college.
Student Coordinators:
Zihan Zubair : +91 9901779702 Puneeth V. Ballakkuraya : +91 8722131350 Manish Kumar : +91 9844216323 Email :me@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Pencil Sketching


Introduction:
Trace your way through the paper with your pencil in hand, stroking away to create the best shapes and scenic views, sprouting in your mind to work on an artistic sketch, at the pencil sketching completion right here at NMAMIT.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Solo event. 3. Duration will be 2 hours. 4. Topic will be given on spot. 5. Participants should bring their own materials. 6. Paper will be provided by the host college. 7. Judgment based on creativity, design, skill, and overall presentation.
Student Coordinators:
Ragavendra : +91 9901633728 Roshni K.P : +91 9739492640 Jacob Savio : +91 9483803535 Email :ec@anandotsava.in Download :PDF
Rangoli


Introduction:
The ground is your canvas, the chalk is your brush; colour it up! Emblazon the floor with the beautiful and colorful art of Rangoli, here at NMAMIT.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries. 2. Solo event. 3. Duration will be 2 hours. 4. Topic will be given on spot. 5. Participants should bring their own materials. 6. Specific details will be intimated at the event.
Student Coordinators:
Lavanya Bhat : +91 9591425141 Tanya Tanu : +91 9538930087 Leelavathi Rao : +91 8971057879 Email:cv@anandotsava.in Download:PDF
Sports & Entertainment Quiz


Introduction:
Be it Cricket, Football, Hockey, Movies or Fashion. Are you game with the latest buzz in the games and showbiz? Then the sports and entertainment quiz is where you could challenge your mind and prove your worth.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Three participants per team. 3. Event consists of preliminary round (written), the top six teams will make it to the finals, Final round will be on stage (audio visual). 4. Malpractice and use of mobile phones and internet is strictly banned. The team found doing so will be disqualified. 5. The quiz-master’s decision will be final.
Contact:
Ashwitha. R.Tunga : +91 9964895514 Mahesh : +91 9036766399 Pankaj Kumar : +91 9886668041 Email:me@anandotsava.in Download:PDF
Western Group Dance


Introduction:
If you like to groove and you have got the moves, then set up a troupe and get set to rule.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Maximum of 10 members per team. 3. Duration will be 6+2 mins. 4. No classical, folk dance forms allowed. 5. Music has to be submitted in CD/USB Flash Drive atleast 30 mins before the scheduled time of the event. 6. Judgment will be based on rhythm, formation, expression, synchronization, incorporation of the theme and overall performance.
Student Coordinators:
Vineeth : +91 9845194240 Nupur : +91 9591514945 Sameeksha : +91 9901126926 Email:cs@anandotsava.in Download:PDF
Western Solo Singing


Introduction:
“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.” ― YIP HARBURG If you have got the rasp of Alex Clare or the magic melody of Adele, if you think your voice has the potential to be the next sensation, then you ought to be attending this event.
Rules:
1. Any number of entries per college. 2. Solo event. 3. Duration will be 3- 4 minutes. 4. Karaoke or accompanist (1) is allowed. 5. Judgement based on Rhythm, Vocal quality and modulation, stage presence and overall presentation.
Student Coordinators:
Shreya T. Shetty : +91 9591254566 Neha R. Kulai : +91 9008951302 Anup M : +91 9483912869 Email:ec@anandotsava.in Download:PDF
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