Waves 2018 by Bits Pilani Goa: Waves 2018 is the annual cultural festival of BITS Pilani, Goa campus. With a footfall of over 45,000, waves is Regarded as one of Asia’s best fests with participants from colleges all across the nation.
Every October for three days, magic is swept over BITS Pilani, Goa Campus as it’s annual cultural fest Waves is celebrated. A prominent celebration of life, it attracts international artists of Diego Miranda’s ilk. The events are scattered throughout the three days like fairy dust, and even sacrificing sleep for the entire 72 hours doesn’t guarantee that you won’t miss something breathtaking and memorable. Facebook
This year, the Waves 2018 theme has acknowledged that magic comes in two shades and beckons you to Embrace the Shadows. Should you not be already convinced, here are some pretty big reasons why you should be keeping your calendar free from 26 to 28 October.
The Dark Arts
With Searock, Natyanjali and Fash P, there are a plethora of opportunities to introduce yourself to the best rock bands, alluring dance performances, and suede fashion parades. The Mr. and Ms. Waves is one of the biggest events of the fest, with people eagerly biting their nails to see who would take the crown this year. Practice the mystic arts, and maybe this year it could be you!
All major events pause in the night to make way for the big-ticket Waves Nights. The typical assortment includes Orientation on Day 0 (the 25th), English Night on Day 1, DJ Night next and finally a Hindi Night – an order which might vary from year to year, but each year the standard is maintained high. The performers are well-known artists, who always succeed in enthralling the audience and can leave even Grumpy the Dwarf all smiles.
You’ve probably heard of Waves as early as five months before the date. That’s because of the regional sweep of some major events, like Searock, slam poetry competition InVerse, comedy event Show Me The Funny and DJing challenge Spinoff. The finals of these events take place in Goa and you can be sure those performers have earned their place. The well-organized and publicised regionals provide opportunities for lots of people to shine.
Waves, quite symbolically, arrives on campus as the food trucks park and set up shop before Day 1. When you’re not being mesmerized with artistic vision, you’re being taken on a roller coaster ride of your taste buds with the choicest delicacies offered by the food stalls. Want to eat outrageous amounts of food without losing weight from your wallet? Participate in the flagship hog-a-thon competition! Who knew eating could win you prizes? Once you’re done eating, make way to the adventure zone to shed those extra calories!
Whether you’re an avid party-goer or a quiet introvert, Waves makes sure there’s an event for you. With literary events, paintings and craft completions, trivia quizzes, a renowned debate tournament, dance competitions, music performances, and stellar nights, what is there to not like? Drop the sugary goodness, and join us to Embrace the Shadows.
Think you have a dark side? Head over to www.bits-waves.org and register for Waves 2018 today.
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