Kashiyatra’23! IIT (BHU) Varanasi is all set to host its annual socio-cultural fest.

Kashiyatra’23!  IIT (BHU) Varanasi is all set to host its annual socio-cultural fest.

Kashiyatra 2023, the 40th edition of the annual socio-cultural festival of IIT (BHU), Varanasi will be organized from 20th to 22nd January 2023. IIT (BHU) Varanasi resides amidst the sanctity of Asia’s biggest residential university, Banaras Hindu University. Established in 1919, its legacy of more than a centenary only adds to the glory of Kashiyatra. Organized in the hallowed grounds of Varanasi – nominated as the first-ever SCO Tourism and Cultural Capital for 2022-2023, Kashiyatra promotes different cultural traditions and aspects from around the globe. With attendees crossing 80K, it is one of the largest festivals in North India. Kashiyatra is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talent and set the stage on fire in front of a large audience coming from every nook and corner of the country.

Kashiyatra’23!  IIT (BHU) Varanasi is all set to host its annual socio-cultural fest.

Over the years, Kashiyatra has been a huge success with an overwhelming outreach from all over the world. In the previous editions of Kashiyatra, we have witnessed performances of artists like Ritviz, The Local Train, Uneven, KK, Saleem Sulaiman, Amit Trivedi, Zakir Khan, Aakash Gupta and many many more. There were breath-taking performances by overseas performers like ABout – The Malaysian Beatboxer, Tiny Fingers – Irish Circus Squarehead Productions, Ileana –  The Italian Odissi dancer and many others.  

Kashiyatra caters to students from over 360 colleges across the country through magnificent competitions and provides exposure to an unending list of international artists. The main events include –

  • Abhinay- The Dramatics event
  • Bandish- The Indian Music Event
  • Crosswindz- The Western Music Band Event
  • Toolika- The Fine Arts Event
  • Enquizta- The Quiz Event
  • Mirage- The Lifestyle Event
  • Natraj- The Dance Event
  • Samwaad- The Literary Event

The Day 1 of Kashiyatra will be graced by the performance of Darshan Raval. Further, the fest would take a humorous turn on Day 2 as Comedy Nite would be ready to make you laugh out loud. Be ready to be electrified by the banging performance of Raftaar on Day 3. 

Kashiyatra is host to a large number of talented artists from around the world showcasing their work. All these artists would be part of the International Carnival Event of Kashiyatra. There would be a vast variety of performers, including singers, beatboxers, magicians, and graffiti artists. Additionally, be prepared to be astounded by Varanasi’s native artists.

The ideology of Kashiyatra is to unite people from all over the globe, providing opportunities to enthusiasts, and making these 3 days the best days of the year for everyone. It’s not just a fest but a sentiment, an expression of liveliness. Kashiyatra is a platform for celebrating numerous art forms and a stage for igniting a fire inside one’s heart.

For more information about the event, visit our official website at

For any queries, contact one of them –

  • Akshat (9073499040)
  • Rudra (9937242769)
  • Gaurav (8005149004)

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