Alcheringa is the annual cultural festival of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati. Started in 1996 by a group of students of IIT Guwahati, Alcheringa has now become one of the biggest college level cultural events in Asia. Spread over 3 days and 4 nights, Alcheringa attracts people from all over the world with its spectacular events and competitions. The coming edition of Alcheringa strives to be the greatest till date!
As spring comes forth, the North-East sees itself engulfed by lush green beauty that sprawls onward to horizon with the nature breathing new life into the world budding flowers decorating the surreal landscape, it wouldn't be far-fetched to say paradise has descended upon earth. Amidst this fantasy lies 'Alcheringa', the annual cultural extravaganza of IIT Guwahati. The name derives from the Australian slang, literally translating to 'eternal dreamtime' and hence befitting the moment in every sense of word. Those who have heard it, seen it and lived it can tell you that it is nothing short of a visual delicacy, a gourmet by the finest chefs served to you with the best seasoning there is to offer. With Bollywood Giants like Mika Singh, Sajid Wajid, Mohit Chauhan, Sonu Nigam, Lucky Ali, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Kailash Kher, Shaan, Shilpa Rao; Classical artists like Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan, Ustad Shujaad Khan, Anoushka Shankar, The Indian Jam Project, Indian Jazz Suites, Villalobos Brothers, Pandit Vikku Vinayakram, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Alistair Macsween; International acts like Korpikilaani, Marnik, Ne Obliviscaris, Carl Nunes, Michael Angelo Batio, Frantic Jack, Eluvietie, Mother Jane and Orphaned Land gracing the fest with their presence in the past, Alcheringa has established itself as the pinnacle of entertainment. At Alcheringa, we promise you nothing but the best 4 days of your lifetime.