IIT Roorkee Thomso 2019 – Must-Attend Events

IIT Roorkee Thomso 2019 - Must-Attend Events

IIT Roorkee Thomso 2019 is back with a bang, boggling minds from October 18-20, 2019. The annual cultural fest of Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee was established in 1982. The festival held over a span of three days brings together hearts and minds from all across the Indian subcontinent in a gleaming gala. Yes, that’s the theme at Thomso 2019 – A Gleaming Gala.

Every edition consisted of over 150 events and hosted 6000 guest students from 200 colleges across India, in addition to about 10,000 students from the hosting institution. It has an approximate footfall of 10,000. But what makes Thomso oh-so-special? Let’s find out!

Must-attend events at IIT Roorkee Thomso 2019

The Opening Night

A testimonial of scintillating performances lined up, one after the other. Artists like Kenny Sebastian, RJ Naved, the Urban Singh Crew, etc. have graced the stage on this night.


The fashion show is one of the major highlights of IIT-Roorkee. The perfect blend of panache and creativity in one event. The best platform for all the aspiring Fashion Designers and ramp-walk models.


They call it the “stardust of the night” that has seen performances by the greatest of artists like Amit Trivedi, Nucleya, etc. Brace your hearts, as IIT-Roorkee Thomso 2019 is ready to sway your ground with a breathtaking performance by Salim-Sulaiman.

Pronites at IIT Roorkee Thomso are contentment to watch or attend; they take the hearts away, say students in attendance.

The crowd is swallowed by unimaginative enthusiasm and thrill.


Electrifying music and high bass beats justify the name of the event. Graced by biggies like Farhan Akhtar, DJ Wolfpack, Mariana Bo, Sunidhi Chauhan, etc. this is what keeps the visitants fueled up throughout the Day 3 at Thomso. The ambiance of the last night is beyond words can define.

Centerstage events @ IIT Roorkee Thomso 2019

Footloose and Step-up

The dancefloor is dignified by the who’s who of the college circuit. The best of the teams from pan-India battles it out to be at the top spot. Be here to experience a jazzy choreography that fills the foyer with enthralment.


If you are a die-heart music fan, this is the place to be. Witness the most mesmeric voices that the college circuit boasts of. Hear phenomenal instrumentalists play the most soulful music, backing their vocalists.


The theatre show, catch up with some stellar acting skills and expressions that linger in your minds for long. See the future of the film industry being built, and how!

Battle of Bands

This is one show that needs no explanation. The one event where one goes to take part in the best of headbanging sessions. Witness exceptionally talented musicians perform their original sound pieces that melt your heart on one side and give your head a throbbing pain in the other. This is one of the events that sees the maximum footfall after the pronites.

Campus Diva and Mr. & Miss Thomso

Want to crack open the gate of glamor, this is the event to be. Register yourself, put up that most confident smile, and the hat of wit, and you’re set to conquer the stage.


The event for all the lovers of the literature; find like-minded literature souls who battle it out to be the best in their field.


The informals, of course, the most fun part of the fest. Come, engage yourself in events ranging from paintball to body zorbing, human football to dodgeball, magic shows, and boulevard games. Take home with yourself hoards of memories made.

Silent DJ

Yet another showstopper at IIT Roorkee Thomso 2019 is the Silent DJ. With all the noise pollution awareness doing the rounds, why waste on our share of fun. Indulge in all that masti and more. Play your favorite track and let the rest keep guessing which song is making you sway like that!

Last but not the least…

Nightlife Café

Keeping the days fun, why should the nights be gloomy after the pronite end. Welcome the hoe to your woe, the Nightlight Café. Experience charismatic nights of fun and merrymaking only at Thomso 2019.

That’s not it, but there’s more at Thomso 2019. Go and experience the awakening of the gleaming gala at IIT Roorkee.

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