Get set for a 5-day cultural celebration. It’s time for Incident-2013, the cultural fest of NITK Surathkal and the biggest cultural fest in Karnataka.

Pack your bags, rev up the engines and have only one thought in mind-“Destination SURATHKAL”

With a mind-blowing performance every evening coupled with some competitive fun, every single one of the five days promises to be an unforgettable experience.

This time around, as Musicperk partners with Incident’13 of NITK Surathkal as it’s ‘EXCLUSIVE OFFICIAL ONLINE MUSIC PARTNER’, it goes international with some star attractions like performances by Javed Ali, Swarathma, DJ Angel, Eccentric Pendulum, Divine Raaga and of course the Indian grand finale of the world Hip Hop championship and also some one of a kind events.

13 MAR’13: Day-1:

7.30 PM: Get ready to get enthralled by some earthy Indian music, fused into Rock by Divine Raaga, a Bangalore based band that draws influences from multiple genres rooted in Indian music, amalgamated with rock. Their music is known for its soulful rendition, heavenly connect and lyrical depth.

8.30 PM: Get set for a night of reverberating melody with sensational voices combined with inspiring music as bands compete to grab attention, not only of the judges, but the mad crowd. The bands sing in Indian languages, sometimes with a semi-classical base, for up to 25 minutes, doling out genuinely captivating songs one after the other.


14 MAR’13: Day-2:

8.30 AM: Wake up to some calm, pure Indian classical, Hindustani and Carnatic music that is sure to bring peace and bliss as participants vouch for the coveted prize.


3.00 PM: Relax and unwind as singers and instrumentalists enthral one and all with their heart-warming voice and cool instrumental music as they compete for the coveted prizes.

15 MAR’13: Day-3:

03.00 PM: Expect some hard music as bands participate in acoustics and acapella to dole out a better music than the other bands.

2.00 PM: Witness a one of a kind for a college cultural fest, a beat boxing championship hosted by India’s biggest beatboxer, Vineeth Vincent with prizes worth Rs. 25000 up for grabs as teams battle it out for the ultimate pole position.


6.00 PM: This March, Incident goes international. Shake a leg and groove to the music as NIT-K Surathkal plays host to the Indian Grand Finale of Hip Hop International’s World Hip-Hop Championships with the winners getting a chance to represent India in an all expense covered trip to Las Vegas. Participants have the privilege of television and media exposure on top of national and worldwide championship titles up for grabs.


9.00 PM: As the night sets in, let the party begin. Buckle up for one helluva night with the gorgeous and hot, DJ Angel. Lose control this DJ NITE as the exhilerating electro-beats take control of you.


16 MAR’13: Day-4:

9.00 AM: Let your pulse shoot up as 15000 watts of electrifying sound hits you like a thunderbolt. Head Bang to some hard rock as ‘Pulse’ promises a Hangover you can’t get out of.

7.30 PM: Incident wouldn’t let you forget your favourite rock music as they bring you Eccentric Pendulum, a progressive metal band from Bangalore which was the first Indian band to play the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany and SWR Festival in Portugal. The band has also won many awards internationally as well as nationally.

9.00 PM: This is one band which is worth travelling for, be it any corner of the country. Get entranced in the noise and mayhem of Swarathma, a Bangalore-based Indian Folk-Rock and fusion band, which is known for its visually electric, high-energy live act who have recently come out with their second album Topiwalleh.

17 MAR’13: Day-5:

7.30 PM: If you have got fed up hard rock by now, there is still scope for that rockaholic in you to get some rock to quench that thirst as Raahi, a light metal and fusion rock band from Bhopal come to entertain with their unique style of music.

8.30 PM: It’s time for the night that all had been waiting for. Over the last couple of years, Incident has hosted popular performances by the likes of Sunidhi Chauhan, KK, Kunal Ganjawala, Indian Ocean, Raghu Dixit Project and many more. This year, Incident brings you ‘Encore’, the night where it all comes to a dramatic end, a night that promises to blow you away with star performance by ‘Guzaarish’ fame Javed Ali who has successes like ‘Ek Din’, ‘Tum Mile’, ‘Nagada Nagada’ and ‘Maula’ under his belt.


For those thirsty for some learning, there are workshops galore. Learn Photography, movie making, hip hop dance, kick boxing, batik painting, beat boxing, caricature, warli painting and much more at a variety of workshops.

Only @ Incident’13:

Beat Box Chamionships, Stuntmania, Hogathon, I wanna be a superstar, Thank you for not smoking, Beach games, Sandemonium.

Incident’13 @a glance:

Dates: 13-17 March, 2013

Where: NITK Surathkal, Karnataka.

Special attractions:

Divine Raaga, Bandish, DJ Angel, World Hip Hop Championship, Eccentric Pendulum, Swarathma, Javed Ali.

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