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|Type||Student Run, Non-Profit Organization|
|Institute||Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar|
|Major events||Euphony, Perspective, Face Off, Topsy Turvy, Alma Fiesta Youth Quiz, Blind Strokes etc.|
Alma Fiesta is the Annual Socio-Cultural Fest of Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar. It is a three-day-long event usually held during the second week of January every year. The first edition of Alma Fiesta took place in 2010. It was inaugurated by Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Orissa.
Alma Fiesta, the socio-cultural festival of IIT Bhubaneswar is conducted solely by the efforts of the students of IIT Bhubaneswar. All the activities of the fest such as Marketing, Publicity, Events management, Design and Decoration, is managed by the students.
Alma Fiesta organizes three mega starnites, one on each of the three evenings of the fest. The three shows include :
Leela is the Indian Classical Music/Dance show.
Headbang is the heavy-metal starnite.
Lamhe is the Bollywood musical night of Alma. Alma Fiesta 2011 has played host to Krishna Beura and the next edition witnessed a performance by Bandish. Last year saw a performance by Nikhil D'souza, a Bollywood playback singer. Hindi poet Kumar Vishwas.
At Alma Fiesta, competitions cover art, music, dance, and drama. Euphony, the band competition witnesses bands from all over the country.
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