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Aarohiistheannualculturalfestival(Cultfest)of
VisvesvarayaNationalInstituteofTechnology,Nagpur,
India.Itisthemostanticipatedyoutheventoftheyearin
CentralIndia.Itisaweeklongeventorganisedevery
year,usually,duringwinterinFebruaryend.Students
fromallovertheregiontakepartintheeventsorganised
andgatherinlargenumberstowitnessthespectacles.
Startedbythepioneerbatchof1988inVNIT[erstwhile
VRCE(VisvesvarayaRegionalCollegeofEngineering)],
theeventcontinuestogrowleapsandboundseach
successiveyear.
Eachyear,Aarohiboastsofamultitudeofparticipantsin
itsvariouscontests.Thefestivaliscompletelystudent
organizedandreputedfirmssponsortheeventeachyear.
Themaineventrunsfor3days,whiletheelimination
roundsforvariouscontestsbeginaweekinadvance.
CulturalNightactsasthecurtainraiserandtheproceeds
oftheeventgotoacharitableinstitute.Eventsincludea
PersonalityContest,Singing,Quiz,Debate,BandContest
etc.Thisfestivalreceivesmorethan3000viewersevery
year.[1][2]Outoftheabove,theBandContestPurple
HazeistheflagshipeventofAarohiattractinghighest
numberofviewersandparticipantsfromalloverthe
city.[3]Aarohi09sawShorBazaarandIndigoChildren
(formerlyTheSuperfuzz)performinginfrontofa
capacitycrowdof2000.Aarohi11sawFaridkot[4]Also
AmitKumarandSumitKumarperformedatcultNite
thecurtainraisertoAarohi.[5]

Aarohi

Type

StudentRun,NonProfitCulturalEvent

Genre

Cultural

Founded 1988
Place

Nagpur,India

Institute VisvesvarayaNationalInstituteof
Technology
Website AAROHI'sOfficialWebsite
(http://www.aarohiworld.com/)

Contents
1History
2Events
2.1Mainevents
2.2PurplehazeBandcontest
2.3Etcetra
2.4Informals
2.5CultNite
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2.6Socialcause
3Seealso
4References
5Externallinks

History
Conceptualizedwaybackin1988,Aarohiwasheldin1989forthefirsttimebyabunchofcollege
enthusiasts.
ThenameAarohisignifiestheascentofemotions,creativityandcapabilities.Itoriginallymeansthe
ascendingnotesofIndianclassicalmusic.Ittrulyjustifiestheeverincreasingzealandpassionof
Aarohians.
SomeofthehighlightsofAarohiareasfollows:AppearanceofUrmilaMatondkarin1994.Grandgolden
jubileecelebrationtomarkthe50thanniversaryofVNITin2011.AppearanceofVinodRathod,Avdhoot
Gupte,DevakiPanditandmanymorefamouspersonalitiesintheevent"Culturalnite"

Events
Mainevents
Withnewadditionseveryyear,Abhivyakti,ALaDanse,Cynosure,Pentathlon,PurpleHazeandswar
manzararethefewsignaturecompetitionsorganizedateveryAarohi.Abhivyaktiisthedramaticsevent
whichincludesstreetplayswithasocialcauseakaHallabolandonstageplays.OvertheyearsAarohihas
seensomeofthefinestplayperformancesALaDanseandswarmanzararethedancingandsinging
competitionswhichattractparticipantsfromdifferentgenreanddancingstyles.Theeliminationrounds
beginabout15dayspriortotheevent.Pentathlon,agroupeventwithtasksrangingfromawidespectrum
ofareaisahitamongsttheparticipants.
Cynosureisthepersonalitycontestconsistingofvariousroundsthattesttheircharacterandcomposure
judgedbyapanelofjuryfromvariedfield.

PurplehazeBandcontest
ItistheflagshipeventofAarohiwhichpullsalargechunkofmusiclovers.
VNIThaswitnessedmanyhighonbassheadbangingperformancesaswellasinnovativefusions.
someofthehighlightsareperformanceofShorBazaarandIndigoChildrenin2009,Workshopbandin
2010,Faridkot[4]in2011.

Etcetra
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Apartfromthemaineventsseveralothereventsareorganizedwith
fullvigorformshutterbug,ashortfilmmakingtomadhur
antaksharithebigfight,debatetoinstrumentals.Iridescence,theart
clubofVNITorganizesvariousshadesofeventslikegraffiti,
collage,charcoalpainting,Tshirtpainting,streetartandworkshops
likeinkyourself,atattoomakingworkshop.Artexhibitiondisplays
fineartsforthreedaysoftheevent.Aarohifilmfestivalishosted
everyyearscreeningmanyinternationallyacclaimedfilmsunderthe
moonlight.

PurpleHazeBandContest:Aarohi

Informals
Theyaretheonspotcrazyandfunnyeventsthatpullmaximumparticipationofthecrowd.
Themainattractionsarepaintball,humanfuusball,zorbingwhile
manyothereventslike60seconds,RabneBanadijodi,Vahipe
NigaahenVahipeNishanaetc.havebeenhit.In2011,therewerea
totalof33informalsorganizedandallofthemgotgoodresponse.

CultNite
ItiscurtainraisertoAarohiandisorganizedthenightbeforeAarohi
formallycommences.

InformalEventsAtAarohi

Passesfortheshowaresoldpriortotheeventandthemoney
collectedhenceforthisdonatedascharity.Manyrenowned
personalitieshaveperformedinitviz.HasyaKaviSammelanwas
organizedin2009withrenownedartistslikeSurinderSharma,
NeerajPuri,PradeepChoubeyNagpurhummedthetunesof
Avadhootguptein2010,goldenhitsofKishoredawererejuvenated
duringKforKishorenitein2011.

Socialcause
AmitKumarandSumitKumar

Asanattempttoreturnthedebtofsociety,Aarohithemoney
duringCulturalNiteAarohi2011
collectedfromCultniteascharity.IthasfundsdonatedtoBaba
Amte'sAnandvan,AmhiAmchyaArogyasathi,Shraddhananda
Anathalaya,Sweekar,CAFE[6]andKritadnyataandcontinuesthispracticeofsocialresponsibility..Cycle
ralleyisorganizedeveryyearinanattempttopromotecyclingasameanstocurbthemenaceofglobal
warmingaswelltocreateawarenessaboutvarioustemptingissues.

Seealso
VisvesvarayaNationalInstituteofTechnology

References
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1. ^TOIArticle(http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/20110226/others/28636435_1_rockingaarohicontest)
2. ^TOIArticle(http://www.ehitavada.com/news.detail/paper_type/13/news_id/85594/date/20111229)
3. ^TimesOfIndiaArticle(http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/20110302/others/28646226_1_rockshow
dancecontestband).
4. ^abFaridkotPerformingAtAarohi(http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/20110226/newsand
interviews/28636239_1_debutalbumvisvesvarayanationalinstituteband).
5. ^KishoreNite(http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/20110225/musicevents/28633604_1_kishorekumar
musicaleveningsongs).
6. ^TheHitavadaArticle(http://www.ehitavada.com/news.detail/paper_type/13/news_id/85594/date/20111229)

Externallinks
AarohiWebsite(http://www.aarohiworld.com)
Gallery(http://www.aarohiworld.com/gallery/)
AarohiBlog(http://blog.aarohiworld.com)
VisvesvarayaNationalInstituteofTechnology(http://www.vnit.ac.in/)
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