College fests are the times when we are carried away by the wave of freshness, breaking away from the monotonous routine of classes and studies. Across the country, there are several fests that mesmerize the young crowd. However, the special one among them is Thomso. Organized by IIT Roorkee, this is an event that never fails to excite the young crowd. Grand, majestic, and spectacular are few among the many words that define this college fest aptly.
Thomso is an expression of the culture, heritage, energy, legacy, and pride of IIT Roorkee. The fest aims at creating a nurturing cultural environment for the students. This is one of such events that you will hate to miss.
First started in 1982, Thomso has never seen any hindrance in its growth in terms of quality and quantity. Over the years, many new and innovative events became a part of this fest.
Each year a new theme is selected for the fest. Guess the theme for 2018? Well, it’s ‘Seized By Stardust’. This time the events will be created around the fascinations evoked by the starry sky that never fails to inspire awe within us. This is the spirit that will be captured in Thomso 2018.
The events that one can experience in IIT Roorkie’s 2018 college fests are many. Here is a quick look for you.
Campus Diva, Vogue, Mr & Ms Thomso
This competition is designed for the fashion freaks who are trendsetters rather than followers.
Footloose, Step Up
This content is for those who want to create magic through dance. Naturally, the audience always witnesses some of the amazing performances.
Battle of Band, Sargam
A fest is certainly incomplete without mesmerizing musical performances. Thomso 2018 is a platform where you experience the incredible musical world.
Literati, Spin a Yarn, Open Mic, Slam Poetry
Multiple events organized just for the literary fanatics who want to paint a new world with their art.
Paint Fiesta, Art Talkies, Costume Design
Under this, you can witness a series of events associated with Marketing and Finance.
Besides these, there are popular celebrities who always grace this event. Some of the popular names who had been a part of Thomso in yesteryears are Sunidhi Chauhan, DJ Marnik, DJ Nucleya, Nikhil D’Souza, Shaan, Farhan Akhtar, Sonu Nigam, KK, Kailash Kher, and Sushmita Sen.
Naturally, with so much to offer, this fest turns into a meeting hub for about 50,000 young minds from about 800 colleges around India. Celebrated over a period of 3 days and covering about 150 events, Thomso is a fest that unlocks the spectrum of infinite possibilities.
On this note, you would definitely like to know that about 30 lakhs of prize money are offered in various events.
Keeping alive its tradition of innovation, Thomso stated reaching out to a wider audience by carrying out talent hunts in different cities. Called the zonals, it started in 2017 with talent hunt in Bhopal, Lucknow, Delhi, and Jaipur. This year too, Thomso is determined to encourage diverse talents from more cities.
However, the fest is not all about fun times! IIT Roorkee also uses this platform to fuel the change for a better society. Hence, Thomso has also forged an association with different NGOs like Teach For India, Kailash Satyarthi Children Foundation, and Sofia educational and welfare society.
Organized in October, this 3-day event will certainly be a magical experience for all. So, if you want to be a part of the magnificent splendour of Thomso 2018, then visit www.thomso.in/register.