This weekend it’s the second anniversary of Musicperk, the second anniversary of HIP HOP Tamizha and also the 175th year celebrations of the Madras Christian College. Deepwoods-2013 happens to be the melting pot of all these special occasions.
Gear up this weekend! It’s the cultural fest of one of the oldest educational institutions in Asia, Madras Christian College [MCC].
Deepwoods-2013, the annual cultural fest of MCC in its 33rd edition, is coming your way this February-14-16, 2013. Expect some grandeur because it’s the 175th year celebrations of Madras Christian College as well as their 75th year celebrations of their existence in the Tambaram Campus. The 365-acre campus provides a laid back atmosphere for some heated-up competition.
It’s special because, Musicperk is the ‘EXCLUSIVE ONLINE MUSIC PARTNER’ for Deepwoods-2013.
Over the years, many popular bands like Parikrama, Avial, Junkyard groove, Pentagram, Indian Ocean have graced Deepwoods with their splendid music. The college itself has produced some fine music talents like Benny dayal, Suchith Sureshan, Ameeth of Junkyard Groove and Siddarth of Jack Johnnie and the ol’monk and Blue Conscience.
Up for grabs are cash prizes, coupons, fun and of course, the coveted shield of the Madras Christian College. The 2012 edition of Deepwoods saw over 40,000 people participating from around 70 colleges from across the country with Women’s Christian College taking home the overall MCC shield. Deepwoods’12 also witnessed a UK-based band, Cypher-16 setting the stage on fire with their music and Hariharan entertaining the crowd with his signature style.
The highlights of Deepwoods-2013 are the Proshows:
- Hip Hop Tamizha Concert: ‘Hip Hop Tamizha’ is celebrating its second anniversary on 15th February, 2013 with a concert at the MCC grounds that kicks off at 4PM on 15th February.
- Rock-o-Rock: The rock show on the 16th of February, 2013 has three famous bands from Chennai performing- Skrat, 83 miles per hour and Jack, Jonnie and ol’monk.
Jack, Jonnie and ol’monk: https://www.facebook.com/jjatom.
The 2013 edition of Deepwoods has a range of events lined up in three broad categories: Cultural, Literary and Fine arts.
Take a look at the Deepwoods brochure here:
Cultural events: Light Music, Fashion Show, Mime, Western Acoustics, Dance, Western Electrics
Literary Events: Jam, Shickwreck, Adzap, Debate (English & Tamil), Potpourri, WordFuzz, Crossword, General Quiz, Theatre, Scrabble, Creative writing (English & Tamil), Sports Quiz.
Fine Arts Events: Rangoli, Collage, Sketching, Soap Carving,
Face Painting, Modelling.
That apart, Deepwoods’13 also has a photography workshop and a short film competition.
Dates: February 14th, 15th and 16th, 2013
Venue: Madras Christian College, Chennai
Highlights: Hip Hop Tamizha Concert, Rock-o-Rock (3 bands)
Music@Deepwoods: Light music, Western Electrics, Western Acoustics plus stage performances by college bands.
Tickets are available here