Monday, July 26, 2010

SPRENG FEST 2010 BANGALORE – Inter IIT Indian Music Competition

Dedicated to charity - LIGHT FOR EDUCATION

Venues – Chodiah, Ambedkar, St. Johns or equivalent (will be booked by Monday)

Date – 25th September 2010


6.30 to 7.00 – Registrations and Magic Show

7.00 to 7.30 – Inaugural Ceremonies comprising of

* Welcome Note

* Light For Education (solar lighing for rural children thro Selco run by

KGP graduate) and handing over cheque

* Launch of Outstanding Faculty Award initiated by Bangalore based

KGP Alumni

* Launch of IIT Alumni Club Bangalore

7.00 to 9.00 – Music Competition

9.00 to 9.15 – 11th Hour tunes up

9.15 to 9.30 – Prize Distribution

9.30 to 10.30 – Western Music Performance by Eleventh Hour – all IIT Band

10.30 to 10.45 – Vote of Thanks


  1. We expect all 7 IITs to put up teams
  2. Each IIT will nominate one person as the Group Leader. Already identified

Shanti – Chennai

Ranjita – KGP

Vijaya – Mumbai

Shankar – Kanpur

We need to get names for Delhi, Roorke and Guwahati 27th July 2010

  1. Each band will be given 10 to 12 minutes to perform. 12 minutes x 7 = 84minutes + 6 switches x 5 minutes = 30 minutes Total 114 minutes. Band exceeding 12 minutes will be given negative marks. Within their stipulated time, band can perform any number of songs.
  2. Music should be Indian and performance should have Vocals
  3. Heavy Duty Classical Music not allowed.
  4. Teams putting up full band on their own will be given bonus marks
  5. The team with the largest band will get bonus marks (provided they play in synch!)
  6. Professional Percussion / keyboard assistance will be provided for teams that can’t mobilize full band. Professionals will be available at venue on the same day a few hours for practice. Teams that want to avail Pro assistance should give the songs one week in advance.
  7. Teams can also get non-Bangalore based alumni to augment their team
  8. Children of Alumni are allowed to be a part of the band


  1. Booze obviously is out
  2. Food Stalls will be there for people to buy food
  3. We are looking at keeping Ticket price very low and are targeting at 500+ audience
  4. Prizes will be awarded for No1. Band, No.2 Band, No1. Vocalist, No.2 Vocalist and Best Instrumentalist.
  5. During breaks, we will have MC to entertain people with crowd games, etc. Thoughts?


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