SIES gears up for Robot festival

Feb 06, 2014, 22:54 IST | Khushboo Ratda

SIES will hold its inter-collegiate festival 'Tatva Moksh' next week, which gives amateur robot technicians a chance to showcase their technical craft

Navi Mumbai: Serving as a platform for young engineers to showcase their technological skills, Navi-Mumbai-based SIES College's is all set to kick off its annual inter-collegiate festival 'Tatva Moksh 2014' from February 13.

Coming soon:  A poster announcing the fest
Coming soon: A poster announcing the fest 

The three-day event tries to blend technology with culture where Tatva is the technical festival while Moksh focuses on cultural activities. In its fourth year now, the fest is known to attract students of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.

More then 35 colleges are expected to participate in this festival with average footfall of 5,000 students expected from Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. Around 350 volunteers have been pressed into service from the college to manage the festival.

In a bid to promote the festival, the college students will reach out to people and promote their event at Inorbit mall in Vashi. The promotional event would showcase robotic cars with remote controls and other contraptions.

Tatva is the techfest, in which participants get to show off their technical craft and take part in technical events like robotic soccer, robotic race, robotic F1 race, robotic hurdle, quiz, Google-whacking and various other technical related events are held.

Moksh is the cultural fest, which gives students an opportunity to showcase their talents related to music, art and theatre. Moksh is a diverse and artistically rich cultural festival. It has different events like karaoke, solo dance, singing, DJ wars, painting, graffiti, mono acting, street play, treasure hunt, cooking and several other competitions.

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