ReVERB 2016 Report

Reverb’16 was all set to take the hierarchy of the successful fest ahead after almost 3 months of careful planning and hard work by the students and faculty of Symbiosis Institute of Technology. The theme this year was “Empire Earth” which was portrayed beautifully on the campus. The three day fest which was scheduled from 18th to 20th February’16 kicked off on 17th of February’16 at the amphitheatre of the college and was declared open by Dr. T. P. Singh (Director Sir) along with Dr. Akshay Malhotra (Dy. Director Sir). The ceremony was a joyous event witnessing the participation of several students from the college along with a faculty fashion show. This Reverb had an artist line up like never before and so the event was followed by the Battle of the Bands’ prelims which was judged and headlined by Vh1 fame Vice Versa and Sid Coutto.

The day 1 stared with Octave (Singing Competition) which saw a huge participation. This was followed by Bust a Move (Dancing Competition) which was judged by renowned bollywood choreographer Savio Barnes along with Danny Fernandes and Kunjan Jani. Other events which took place on this day were the very successful MUN, Street Beats, Futsal and Fashion Show. The pronite was the most awaited event of the day. ¬†Youtube sensation The Indian Jam Project fascinated the audience by their spectacular performance followed by “Ahhaa” presents Aditya Gadhvi (Oscar nominee 2014) and his band. The day was covered by Vh1 Music Diaries. The day 2 covered a number of events which included Beat Boxing, Man vs Food, Gully Cricket, Minute to win it, Dizzy sports and much appreciated Murder Mystery. Miss India presents Campus Princess was an extraordinary platform for girls to showcase their talents and was judged by Mr. India Rohit Khandelwal. The day ended with Battle of the Bands judged and headlined by Raagalogik who gave a tribute to A.R. Rehman. The last performance of this day was by Nh7 fame Fuzz Culture. The day 3 was much awaited as we had events like Clash of SITians scheduled for the day. This day had the finals for Mr. and Miss. SIT where Akshay Dang and Simran Chauhan were adjourned Mr. and Miss. SIT respectively. This day saw some tremendous performances on the stage in the event Tamasha. NCPA artists Kopal Theatre raised the bar of the fest. This was followed by NHC presents Console Wars. The last event was “Deepak Vacuum Technologies” presents the DJ night where sunburn artists Progressive Brothers made the crowd groove. The 2 days were covered by Mtv Campus Diaries hosted by Krissann Barretto. This is how Reverb 2016 ended with smiles on everyone’s faces.


Reverb 2016 had Idea as its title sponsor, Swiggy as food delivery partner and PETA as social cause partner. Reverb was associated with Sakal Times, 9XM, 9XO, Radio City and amazon.in Mtv Campus Diaries. The promotion for the fest involved the performance by the flashmob troop at Seasons Mall and also promos on the national channel 9XO. Thus, Reverb 2016 was a huge success with the essence of the fest reverberating and the crowd waiting in anticipation about what the next year has in store for them.

 

-Unnati Shrivastava
Cultural Secretary (Reverb 2016)