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Annual Intercollegiate Cultural Festival of SSN

Annual Intercollegiate Cultural Festival of SSN


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INSTINCTS 2018, one of the largest cultural festival/extravaganza in South India hosted by the students of SSN College of Engineering, was inaugurated today by renowned actor Ulaganayagan Kamal Hassan, Mrs. Kala Vijayakumar President, SSN Institutions, Dr. S Salivahanan- Principal, SSN College of Engineering and Prof. B Srinivasan- Director, School of Management also graced the occasion. The festival aims to promote, the spirit of discovery and exploration of varied culture among today’s youth and encourage them to the citizens of the world.

The thirteenth edition of Instincts is a three-day fiesta of live music, enchanting and enriching exhibitions, workshops, theatricals, films, dance, and competition. The theme of the festival this year- “Around the World in 3 Days”, aims to provide rich and varied experiences from across the world to the participants.

On the occasion, Kamal Hassan, said “I congratulate SSN for organizing the grand event instincts to promote arts and culture. The institutions like SSN which give equal importance to culture and arts along with academics ensure holistic development of its students. I met two alumni from SSN at Harvard and interactions with them and other students there helped me in shaping the ideas and policies for making Tamil Nadu a better place. I invite all students to take an oath to make Tamil Nadu a better Tamil Nadu. He further exhorted all students to be leaders and not followers and he will gladly follow them.

Mrs. Kala Vijayakumar, President, Institutions said “It is an honor to share the stage with Mr. Kamal Hassan on the inauguration of thirteen edition of Instincts. For more than a decade, this cultural festival has been an excellent platform for the youth to showcase their talent. We feel elated with the response we have received from the participants and the audience in Chennai. Looking forward to the fun-filled and soul-stirring performances over the next three days.”


The festival features over 50 events in multiple genres such as English & Tamil Literary, Theatricals, Quiz, Photography, Film, Variety Entertainment, Music, and Dance. Other major attractions include the Launch, the Professional Show, the Choreo Night, Bike Stunts, Martial Arts Demonstration and the Variety Show.

HCL is the title sponsor of Instincts 2018 and further, it comprises of other partners including Bharat Petroleum, Lalitha Jewelry, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Zoho Corporation, Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank amongst others.

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