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Arts & Culture

Looking Beyond Academics...

It's our firm belief at SRM University, that to enhance the skills of our students, they must be provided with opportunities to explore their creativity.

Cultural programs are organized several times during the year to encourage creative pursuits and nurture talent. Students form teams and share responsibility in organizing the events.

Milan - The Cultural Fest

The annual four-day cultural extravaganza - Milan has a unique flavor and style that makes it a much expected event on SRM Campus. It's a confluence of ideas, a perfect blend of the arts, the skills and the passion to perform.

The very first edition of Milan in 2008 was a huge success with legends like Padma Vibushan Asha Bhonsle gracing the occasion. Milan'2009 - on 13th, 14th & 15th February 2009 - promises to be bigger and better! An array of events like "Adaptune", "Choreonite", "Thirak", "Creative and Fine arts" and "Vizzcom" - have been lined up for Milan 2009.

Tarana - The SRM Talent Fest

Tarana happens once a year and it's the perfect opportunity for all talented students from colleges and institutions under the SRM banner to participate in the competitions and showcase their creative talent.

Dance, light music, classical music, fashion show, literary debates, craft and lots of other events are organized and leading celebrities are invited to judge the events.

There's competition and a spirit of camaraderie too as students from various streams come together to participate, compete and win prizes.

Shuru - The Icebreaker

Shuru - meaning 'the beginning', is a round of competitions where first year students are given an opportunity to showcase their talents. And based on their talents, students are encouraged to join various groups like music, dance, theatre etc. and represent the respective teams in competitions.


All Indian festivals are celebrated on campus with enthusiasm and vigor, by students from the respective states. Special lunch is organized in the hostels to give the students a taste of the region's culinary tradition.


The Gokulashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna, one of the most popular Gods in the Hindu mythology. Krishna is the most revered avatar of Sri Vishnu. Krishna is a celebrated warrior, hero, teacher and philosopher.

Krishna's birthday is celebrated on the eight day after Raksha Bandhan in the month of Sravana and celebrations are spread over two days. The first day is called Krishanashtami or Gokulashtami. The second day is known as Kaal ashtami or more popularly Janamashtami.

Students of the Festival Club of the SRMU had organized the celebration, in which enthusiastic group of devotees participated.

Matki Breaking
'Matki' breaking ceremony was held which reminded the entire campus of the mischieves of Lord Krishna. Bhajans and songs made the evening unforgettable.