Kaltarang (RGIPT Cultural Fest)
Logo of Kaltarang, RGIPT
|Type||Student Run, non-Profit Organization|
|Place||Jais, Amethi, India|
|Institute||Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology|
Kaltarang, a majestic 3 days annual cultural fest of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology,recognized as one of the greatest pomp youth festival in India. It is held in the beginning of march every year. It is a student-run non profit organization. With themes of thrill and adventure, kaltarang embodies the spirit of life. Apart from amusement, this giant occasion brings to the students, a chance to explore the world of passion. Kaltarang sees participation from a large number of students from over 60 colleges all over UP making it one of the most exuberant and biggest fest in North central region. Participants, often acclaim these eventful days as one of the most memorable moments of their youth and herein lay the real beauty and splendor of kaltarang. In the past , international celebrity Miss Tara and some national celebrity including Gajendra Verma, Aditya Narayan and many more have come and been a part of the events in this festival. Performers like have performed in events here to entertain the crowd. Bands like “The Astitva” and “The Local Train” have come to perform here in musical events. Kaltarang has attracted major sponsors and extensive media coverage over the years.
- 1 History
- 2 Pronites
- 3 Events
- 3.1 Literary events
- 3.2 Cultural events
- 3.2.1 Now you see me : fashion show
- 3.2.2 Hip hop hustle : rap battle
- 3.2.3 Whiplash : Band wars
- 3.2.4 The Roadside show : street play
- 3.2.5 Twinkle toes : solo dance
- 3.2.6 Solo singing
- 3.2.7 Step up : group dance
- 3.2.8 The Showstopper : Mr and Miss kaltarang
- 3.2.9 Shake it off : face off
- 3.2.10 Group Song: Unorthodox juke box
- 3.3 Fine art events
- 3.4 Cyber gaming events
- 3.5 Informal events
- 4 Patronage
- 5 References
History[edit | edit source]
Kaltarang is a non-profit organization run completely by the students of RGIPT. The fest was formally started in 2011 as “The seven shades of college life”, by the group of individuals with a vision to deliver more and showcase what they are capable of.
|2011||The seven shades of college life|
|2012||The devil’s Kingdom|
|2017||The tinsel town times|
The focus of the festival being to promote interest in cultural and literary activities and to develop the organizational skills of the students. The fest has gone on to become an integral part of the state culture of Uttar Pradesh. Kaltarang 2k17 showcased a 4’ high and 7’ long gigantic structure of the titanic ship and a well -crafted effigy of Marilyn Munroe.
Pronites[edit | edit source]
Kaltarang has been very popular for its pro-shows. They are the most anticipated and most awaited part of kaltarang .It features well known national and international artists from various fields of music like Rock ,Sufi , Classical and Bollywood. Kaltarang 2k17 was graced by famous artists: Gajendra verma, Aditya Narayan and adorned EDM night with international star Miss Tara. Bands like “The Astitva”and “The local trains”have come to perform here in musical events. Kaltarang 2k17 featured interactive session with MTV BEATS.
Events[edit | edit source]
Literary events[edit | edit source]
Pandemonium : Debate[edit | edit source]
Lets agree to disagree.
The Charlie Chaplin Show : Mime[edit | edit source]
Performance is all about expressions . So bring out the Jim Carry in you and show the world you are Bruce the almighty.
Megamind :Quiz[edit | edit source]
Let your intellect shine and let your brain race with every passing minute in the quiz , a flagship event of kaltarang. Show your brain power, prove your worth in this ultimate battle of grey mattet and become the champion of this pursuit of knowledge.
Poets of the Fall: poetry[edit | edit source]
Lets make a deal with joy and pain , triumph and disaster, the body and the soul. But with the dash of dictionary.
In time :Jam[edit | edit source]
Do you have what it takes to speak about a random topic for a minute , without hesitating, repeating and deviating? So get your creative juices flowing.
Unscripted : Extempore[edit | edit source]
If you think you are an eloquent and skilled speaker and performing under crunch situations is your cup of tea. Then you surely do belong here .
The talk : Group discussion[edit | edit source]
We are open to discussion.
Cultural events[edit | edit source]
Now you see me : fashion show[edit | edit source]
Dress like you are already famous.
Hip hop hustle : rap battle[edit | edit source]
Are you beginning to feel like a rap god ? Do you think that you can rap for real . Then this is the place for you to show hi our talent and prove that you are straight outta Compton.
Whiplash : Band wars[edit | edit source]
Celebrate the spirit of rock with kaltarang's flagship event where the biggest bands will battle to become the godfather of bands. This competition opens the floor for bands to enthrall audience with some hard core rock . Feel the euphoria , let yourself loose to the rhythm of music and rock on.
The Roadside show : street play[edit | edit source]
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the object it loves . So if you think you have an art of acting in yourself. Then come and be the part of it .
Twinkle toes : solo dance[edit | edit source]
Dancing is an art, the floor is your canvas , you are the brush and whatever you create comes from the heart.
Solo singing[edit | edit source]
Singing is a feeling set to music . So come aboard and let free your emotions and let your heart do the singing.
Step up : group dance[edit | edit source]
You got friends, ok. You got friends who can dance, ok. You got friends who can dance and coordinate , good. But can you compete ?
The Showstopper : Mr and Miss kaltarang[edit | edit source]
Personality begins where comparison ends . So lets compare who’s got the best personality .
Shake it off : face off[edit | edit source]
Dance with your Demon and let him take the lead . Just when he thinks he’s in charge , make him bleed.
Group Song: Unorthodox juke box[edit | edit source]
When someone sings , his music is what his feelings sound like but when many join their voices , the music personifies an ethereal yet phenomenal cluster of souls. Now is the time to unleash your soulful feelings in the most alluring way it can be on the grand stage of kaltarang 2k17 in our impassioned event unorthodox jukebox and blend in the majestic aura of melody and harmony.
Fine art events[edit | edit source]
Paper cut : origami[edit | edit source]
All your need is a piece of foldable paper an idea in mind.
Carve your way :Soap carving[edit | edit source]
Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots. Show your agility and make others envious cause your creativity and thinking match others.
The Mask: Mask making[edit | edit source]
Behind every mask there is a man and behind every man there is a story . So come out create your own story but make the mask first.
Popsicle art:[edit | edit source]
Art is not about what you see but what you make others see.
Nail art :[edit | edit source]
Have you ever thought that small things pack a big punch. So come aboard and showcase your talent on those small nails.
50 shades: Rangoli[edit | edit source]
“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous”. We all have an artist inside us so dive the colours and make your thought reality.
Tattoo making :[edit | edit source]
Your body is a canvas. So get ahead and decorate it.
Sands of time : Sand sculpture[edit | edit source]
Carve your own story with them cause they are free.
Two face : Face painting[edit | edit source]
Paint your friends face to depict your own story .
T shirt painting :[edit | edit source]
Cyber gaming events[edit | edit source]
Informal events[edit | edit source]
The usual suspects : Court room trial[edit | edit source]
A trial in which every assumption can be challenged and may be the truth can be adjusted.
Dead pool paintball:[edit | edit source]
Stay low, go fast. Kill first ,)die last. One shot, one kill.
Love struck : speed dating[edit | edit source]
If you are among those people who are wanted by many but taken by none you are looking at someone but waiting for the one. So we will finally end your wait at kaltarang. Where you can find the perfect soulmate for yourself and feel the cupids keen sting at the grand stage of kaltarang.
Others[edit | edit source]
Raiders of the lost ark : treasure hunt
Identity : jig saw puzzle
The chamber of secrets : Escape room
House of cards
Patronage[edit | edit source]
Kaltarang has attracted patronages from various established
corporations owing to phenomenal participation of students
coming from various parts of country .
Some of the previous patronages include :
-Indian Oil Corporation Limited,
-Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ,
-State Bank of India,
-Bank of Baroda,
-National Cadet Corps,
-Chemical and Instruments,
-Sharda Info. Solutions (P) Limited and Unique System and Supliers.
References[edit | edit source]
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