Indian Institute of Information technology, Allahabad (A Centre of Excellence in Information Technology established by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India) is one of the most prestigious institutes all over India, where a lot of brilliant young minds come together to achieve a collective good. The success of its students in every sphere, whether cultural or technical, speaks for its great eminence.
Effervescence is the annual cultural festival of IIIT Allahabad. It is one of the most monumental festivals across colleges in North India. This fest brings to light the essence and ethos of IIIT Allahabad. An average footfall of 21k+ is witnessed across the three days of mind-boggling fun. We, at Effervescence, have hosted a plethora of celebrities and eminent personalities in the form of different events. Main stage events of our festivals have been lit up by bands like The Local Train, Lagori, and the celebrity night has been a witness to magnificent performances by celebs like Farhan Akhtar, Neha Kakkar, Benny Dayal, Daler Mehndi, Lucky Ali, Sona Mohapatra. People such as Abhijeet Ganguly, Akash Gupta have left the audience in splits of laughter, and poets like Kumar Vishwas have left an astonishing impact on crowds through their subtle wit and amazing poetry skills. The various cultural events of literature, musical and dramatics domain attract overwhelming talent from some of the best institutes across India.
At IIITA, we believe that while academic merit is of paramount importance, cultural and sports skills, when incorporated into it, promote the integrated development of a student at an educational institution. Effervescence, thus, is an aspiring stride towards this developmental goal that we hope to achieve. The fest has grown spectacularly over the years, with participation from 120+ colleges making the reach Pan-India. Our online events are prominent, attracting participants from as many as 17 countries.