Delhi Technological College, New Delhi, had its three-day extravaganza, Engifest, a testimony to youth’s indomitable spirit, liveliness, and sheer energy symbolizing college life. This year, the fest took place from 17th to 19th February 2023. The festival was oozing with fun, vibrancy, and entertainment.
Engifest is a student-run non-profit organisation that primarily serves young people and is one of our nation’s biggest undergraduate cultural festivals. It seeks to close the creativity-technical education divide. The participants experienced a flurry of emotions at various events, including drag shows, plays, rock concerts, live wire, cultural performances, and vehicle stunts. Along with performances by performers Sunidhi Chauhan, Vishal-Shekhar, Amit Trivedi, Papon, and Hard Kaur, several musical groups were on stage, including Parikrama and Euphoria.
Engifest was created to observe the fusion of cultural, philosophical, scientific, and technological brain waves. P. B. Sharma, vice chancellor at DTU, opened Engifest. The Engifest is a hub for various events in the arts, including dance, theatre, music, fashion, literature, and star nights.
Since its inception in 1974, Engifest has significantly changed in size and scope. Recently, it attracted over 80,000 visitors and participation from more than 300 colleges. DTU Engifest has carved out a place for itself among the nation’s most sought-after cultural festivals. As a result, the DTU college festival has grown to become one of Delhi’s largest college festivals in North India.
A record-breaking one lakh-plus students attended Engifest 2020 as celebrities like Sidhu Moosewala performed for the first time at a collegiate event, taking everyone on a rollercoaster journey with his well-known Punjabi tunes. As Papon’s incredibly calming voice and heartfelt melodies melted hearts, everyone was left with full hearts. Not only that, but hip-hop king King got everyone up and dancing to his tracks while rap king Divine lit up the stage.
The acting and Stage play competitions had prizes ranging from 12k-46k. The Art and Fashion Contests ranging from 5k-9k. The literature prize awards 6.5k. Solo Singing and group performances prize ranging from 24k-42k. The dance battles’ prizes ranging from 26k-94k. Mr. and Ms. Exquisite’s prize was worth 32k. The makeup competition’s prize was 18k, and the Paridhan prize award was 150k.
The ‘Crazy Kiya Re’ singer, Sunidhi Chauhan, wooed the audience on the fest’s first night. The Bollywood Night performance by Amit Trivedi on the 2nd day followed that. The concluding night had everyone’s favorite and dashing Shekhar Ravjiani, along with the new trending Artists like DG Immortals and Nucleya.