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Cul-week at MCC

The three-day Mount Carmel College cultural week will be held in the college from August 10 to 13. Apart from ‘Cul-ah,’ this is time of the year when the whole college comes together.

The two-hour fest on all the three days have a host of events. The 30-odd associations in college have each planned their own series of events.

The cul-week will kickstart with western solo dance. The events on the first day include: spelling bee, talent show, paintings, web designing, dumb charades, crossword, stress interview, paper making, logo jam and current affairs quiz, flower arrangement.
Most of the cultural events are slotted for the second day which include: street dance, singing competition, personality dance, street play, gospel singing, treasure hunt and economics quiz.

The final day will have the finals of western dance and singing competitions. It will also feature events like: Guess the Gaana, memory game by the nutrition association, pick and speak, creative writing, eco toon by the economics association.  Divya, a lecturer from chemistry department says, “The cul-week is meant to bring the college together. It’s also a perfect ice-breaker for the juniors who will get to know their seniors better. This is an internal competition.

Our biggest inter-collegiate fest is Cul-Ah.”

Technology workshop for students

Techfest’, the annual international science and technology festival of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay; is happening yet again next year. The festival is organised by IIT, Bombay; one of the premier institutes of technology in India. Since its inception in 1998, ‘Techfest’ has grown to be the largest festival of its kind in Asia. Its 14th edition, ‘Techfest 2011’, will be held at the IIT Bombay campus from January 7-9.

‘Techfest’ has also arranged workshops where the participants will learn about emerging technologies like wireless communication, swarm robotics and micro-controller programming. The workshop centres are spread across India and will definitely assist students interested in their preparation for ‘Nexus’. The students can participate in a team of four for the workshops.

The workshop centre in Bangalore is Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College of Engineering, where the workshop would be held on August 14 and 15.

For registration and participation in ‘Nexus’ and workshops visit http://www.techfest.org/initiatives/world_challenge/nexus/workshops/ and http://www.techfest.org/initiatives/world_challenge/nexus/

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