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Amiphoria is back! The largest college fest in northern India this year promises to be even better with the youth leading from the front. It is being held this spring from February 6 to 8 2019.

Preparations for the same are underway and you should hold on to your hats.

The theme of this year’s fest is Young India, Empowered India promoting the idea of youth empowerment.

A celebration of friendship, camaraderie and unity, the fest aims at going beyond preceding versions to break new grounds. Like each year, it promises to live up to its tradition of providing a culturally stimulating atmosphere.

Gen X gets to show off their mettle and express their euphoria courtesy Rock shows, liberating classical performances, modish fashion show Xctasy crowning Mr and Miss Amity, brain-storming quizzes, nonstop DJ dance floors and lots more. You name it and you have it.

For the fashionistas it is a time to surf that classy wardrobe as an ethnic wear and casual attire day lets youngsters deckup in that uber cool outfit.

As a parting gift a night of EDM coupled with Bollywood songs lets you shake a leg.

Helping the students take the world head on, the fest also acts as the perfect launchpad. After a hectic time at college, each student wants time for recreation and the fest for many proves to be that golden opportunity.

Amiphoria witnesses a footfall of approximately 20,000 people each year. Cutting across to various Amity colleges, students participate in over 30 events and inter many college championships, each vying to own the title of being ‘Ultimate Champion’.

So gear up to experience some real - time action at the most happening campus in town. #amiphoria2k19

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