Techofes is the annual cultural festival of College of Engineering Guindy,
Anna University, Chennai held in mid February, and is one of the most
popular cultural festivals in South India. Techofes is held for 4 nights
and 3 days which draws a footfall of about 40,000 students from more than
250 colleges across South India.
Founded in 1976, its 2012 edition is going to be its thirty-sixth edition.
The festival draws the best talents of South India to its competitions,
covering areas ranging from music and drama to literary, games, arts and
quizzing. There are several events focussed on building social
responsibility amongst the youth. Professional Shows and workshops by
various groups and prodigies from all over the country are an added
Techofes '06, the thirtieth edition, took place starting 10
Techofes '07, the thirty-first edition, took place starting 14
February 2007. The special visitor was actor Vikram and the showpiece event
was a concert by Vasundra Das.
Techofes '10, the thirty-fourth edition, took place starting 14
February 2010. It included a special screening of Aayirathil Oruvan at the
presence of its director Selvaraghavan. Pro-nite saw a performance by
Techofes '11, the thirty-fifth edition, took place starting 16
February 2011. It saw film making workshops by with Gautham Menon and
Techofes '12, the thirty-sixth edition, is planned for 15–18
Techofes is organized by Students Association and Arts Society(SAAS), an
elected, student-run, non-profit organization. SAAS was founded in the year
1976. This core team is constituted early in the year and works over a
period of about eight months in preparation of the 4 day festival. With an
approximate strength of 600, this team works on conceptualization to
successful execution every year, with no assistance from any event
management company or professionals.
Techofes Official Website http://www.techofes.org.in/
Techofes Page http://www.facebook.com/techofes.org/