About Us

Established in 1854, College of Engineering, Pune has been one of the premier institutions in making Pune "the Oxford of the East". Being the third oldest engineering college in Asia, COEP has been instrumental in nurturing young individuals in multidisciplinary fields.

This winter, COEP brings to you its annual cultural festival: "Impressions" which will notch up the heat and excitement in your hearts! We aim to turn this festival into a nationwide extravaganza.

Events

Impressions comprises of various invigorating modules namely Music, Dance, Drama, Arts, Film-Media, Fashion and a cartload of fun-filled activities. Each module contains a bunch of exciting events that bring out the creative person in you and leave you with wonderful memories to cherish!

Dramatics
Limelight
(Solo Acting)

Give yourself to that character to command; throw those dialogues straight to everyone’s heart and no one can stop the stardom from dazzling on you.

Rules:

  1. This event consists of one round
  2. Participants have to perform a script or passage of their choice.
  3. The script should be submitted for censoring 5 days before the event at limelight.impressions@gmail.com with subject “<Name>: Limelight script”.
  4. Act should be in Hindi, Marathi or English.
  5. Participants would be provided with a chair and table.
  6. Individual properties are allowed but the organisers hold the discretion of allowing its inclusion on stage.
  7. The performance will be judged purely on acting, so no music will be allowed. Basic lights may be provided.
  8. Individuals have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 100

Prizes:
1st - INR 3000
2nd - INR 2000
3rd - INR 1000

DIRECT FINALS:
Date: 10th December
Time: 11:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Time duration: 5 mins (+1 min stage set up and clearance time).

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Limelight
Suno Suno
(Street Play)

Street-plays are a movement for reaching out to all young and old. Roll up your sleeves to come together, perform and send out a message. Don’t just entertain. Educate.

Rules:

  1. This event consists of one round
  2. Props can be used if required. Prop list to be submitted 5 days before the competition at sunosuno.impressions@gmail.com with subject “<Name>: Suno Suno”.
  3. The essence of the play should be brought out in Hindi or English or both. However,short snippets in other regional languages are allowed.
  4. The team size represents the number of people registered as a team. Only these shall be allowed to perform the street play.
  5. Music accompanists are included in the team size stated above.
  6. The act has to be performed on a circular (8 meter in diameter) stage with audience on all the sides.
  7. The stage must be cleared by the participants to avoid problems for the next team or else heavy penalties will be imposed.
  8. Teams have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 800

Prizes:
1st - INR 8000
2nd - INR 5000
3rd - INR 3000

DIRECT FINALS:
Date: 11th December
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
No. of participants per team: 8-20.
Time duration: 15 mins (including the entry and clearance time)

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Suno Suno
Kavyaa
(Poetry)

Every human is a poet who writes the poem of his life. Get those beautiful words and let everyone hear the poem of your life.

Rules:

  1. This event consists of one round
  2. Participants should present a self-prepared poem.
  3. Language used can be Hindi or Marathi only.
  4. The judging completely depends upon the presentation.
  5. The performance has to be presented on a stage with audience on one side.
  6. Participants have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 100

Prizes:
1st - INR 2500
2nd - INR 1500
3rd - INR 1000

DIRECT FINALS:
Date: 11th December
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Time duration: 5 mins (for both the poems)

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Kavyaa
Dance
Streets Forward
(Streets)

Hip-hop is a way of life and the Underground crews define it. Just get your crew, burn the battle and prove that this Street belongs to YOU.

Rules:

  1. This event comprises of 1 rounds.
  2. Dance Style: Hip-Hop, Popping, Tutting, Krumping, Stepping, B-boying, Contraptions and Western Freestyle. Deviation from hip-hop is discouraged.
  3. Any type of song or music is allowed and tracks to be submitted 5 days before the event in .mp3 or .WAV format at streetsforward.impressions@gmail.com with subject “<Name>: Streets Forward”. The soundtrack should also be brought in a Pen drive in .mp3 or .WAV format.
  4. Properties are allowed but the organisers hold the discretion of allowing its inclusion on stage.
  5. List of props to be submitted 5 days before the event on the above mentioned email id or else the prop won’t be allowed.
  6. Teams have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 650

Prizes:
1st - INR 8000
2nd - INR 5000
3rd - INR 3000

Day 1: 10th December
Time: 1: 00 pm - 4: 00 pm
No. of participants per team: 4-10
Time duration: 6-8 mins (+1 min setup time)

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Streets Forward
Rangeela
(Bollywood)

Do you think you have those expressions and the groove to remind the public of paisa vasool Chi Chi, Dada, Lakhan and Chulbul? Then just bang in and recreate that Bollywood hungama.

Rules:

  1. This event comprises of only one round.
  2. Dance Style: Only Bollywood.
  3. Only Hindi songs (Originals/Medleys/Remixes) are allowed and tracks to be submitted 5 days before the event in .mp3 or .WAV format at rangeela.impressions@gmail.com with subject “<Name>: Rangeela”. The soundtrack should also be brought in a Pen drive in .mp3 or .WAV format.
  4. Properties are allowed but the organisers hold the discretion of allowing its inclusion on stage. List of props to be submitted 5 days before the event on the above mentioned email id or else the prop won’t be allowed.
  5. Teams have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 800

Prizes:
1st - INR 8000
2nd - INR 5000
3rd - INR 3000

DIRECT FINALS:
Date: 11th December
Venue: Main Auditorium
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
No. of participants per team: 6 to 12
Time duration: 4 – 6 mins. (+1 min preparation time).

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Rangeela
So Du Et
(Solo/Duet)

A dancer either follows a trend or sets one! Astound everyone with your locks, pops, lifts and lines in this solo/duet event.

Rules:

  1. This event consists of 2 sub-events judged separately, conducted in the same time slot.
  2. Both sub-events will have just one round.
  3. Any dance style and song selection is allowed. Tracks to be submitted 5 days before the event in .mp3 or .WAV format. at soduet.impressions@gmail.com with subject “<Name>:SoDuEt”. The soundtrack should also be brought in a Pen drive in .mp3 or .WAV format.
  4. Properties are allowed but the organisers hold the discretion of allowing its inclusion on stage..
  5. List of props to be submitted 5 days before the event on the above mentioned email id or else the prop won’t be allowed.
  6. Teams have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees:
Duet - INR 200
Solo - INR 100.

Prizes :
Duet 1st - INR 3000
Duet 2nd - INR 2000

Solo 1st - INR 2000
Solo 2nd - INR 1000

DIRECT FINALS:
Date: 10th December
Venue: Main Auditorium
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Time duration: 3-5 mins (+1 min preparation time).

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So Du Et!
Music
Savani
(Solo Singing)

Those who wish to sing always find a song. Find that perfect song in you and drown in the melody of the saptaswaraas in this Solo singing event.

Rules:

  1. This event comprises of 2 rounds
  2. Background music not compulsory.
  3. One instrumentalist may accompany the participant. The accompanist can either be a guitarist or a synth player who should get his/her instrument.
  4. You may also get a karaoke track
  5. Judging is purely based on the singing.
  6. No RAPS allowed. Vulgarity/Obscenity is prohibited.
  7. For eliminations, 2 songs have to be performed either in Hindi, Marathi or English.
  8. 5 participants will qualify for the Finals. For Finals, perform 1 song either in Hindi, Marathi or English. Original Compositions are also allowed.
  9. The song you performed in the first round can be performed again in the second round.
  10. Teams have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 100

Prizes:
1st - INR 3000
2nd - INR 2000
3rd - INR 1000

ELIMINATIONS (Day 1):
Venue: CDH Arena
Time: 10:00 am - 12: 30 pm
Time duration: 4 mins (+1 min setup time)

FINALS (Day 2):
Venue: CDH Arena
Time: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Time duration: 5 mins (+1 min setup time)

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Savani
High Current
(Band)

Roll out those drums, up the bass and pitch your charged voice! Because no one else can save you from this electrifying Battle of Bands!

Rules:

  1. This event consists of only one round.
  2. At least one song has to be performed and at least 3 instruments have to be used.
  3. Different guitars will count as different instruments.
  4. At least 2 / maximum 4 songs to be performed
  5. No medleys will be allowed,different songs will be counted separately.
  6. The songs performed can be a cover or OC in either English, Hindi or both.
  7. All the instruments except the Drum kit should be brought by the Band itself.
  8. The Band will be provided with a basic drum kit, drum throne, 3 Amps (1 for base guitar, 2 for electric/acoustic guitars), synth stand, mics and line-in jacks for guitars.
  9. Participants are welcome to bring their own equipments (Amps, drum pieces etc.)
  10. Vocals with lyrics are mandatory.
  11. For any queries contact at highcurrent.impressions@gmail.com

Registration fees: INR 800

Prizes:
1st - INR 12000
2nd - INR 8000
3rd - INR 5000

Date 11th December
Time: 9:00am onwards
No. of participants per team: 4-8
Time duration: 15 mins (+3 mins setup and music check time)

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High Current
Arts
Strokes in Blinks
(Fast Painting)

Sketching and painting is all about those, perfect those in blinks. Prove that you have got it all to create a masterpiece in the least time possible.

Rules:

  1. This event consists of two rounds
  2. All the necessary material will be provided (A2 Sheet, Brushes, colours, sponge).
  3. Colours will be provided by volunteers as required not all at once.
  4. Final round will be based on a theme
  5. For Final round every participant will be provided with an individual set of material.
  6. Participants are not allowed to use personal materials or copy from any kind of objectionable source (mobiles, laptops, photographs etc.) during the course of the competition. However, they are allowed to come prepared with an idea from any source beforehand.
  7. Participants have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 100

Prizes:
1st - INR 2500
2nd - INR 1500
3rd - INR 1000

ELIMINATIONS (Day 1):
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00pm
Time duration: 30 mins (including setup and clearance time).

FINALS (Day 2):
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00pm
Time duration: 2 hours (including setup and clearance time)

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Strokes in Blinks
Tee Two One..SOLD!
(T-shirt Painting)

Want to make money from your own designs? Here’s a chance to earn the royalty. Just paint some awesome stuff on a Tee and the winner gets a chance to auction his/her art.

Rules:

  1. This is a fun filled event.
  2. Participants will be provided with a TEE shirt and necessary material (colours, brushes, decorative stuff) on which they will have to paint their design.
  3. Participants are not allowed to copy from any kind of objectionable source (mobiles, laptops, photographs etc.) or use their own material during the course of the competition. However they are allowed to come prepared with an idea from any source beforehand.
  4. Every artwork will be auctioned and top 3 designs maximum bidding amount will get cash prize of Rs. 1000/- each + bidding bounty
  5. Participants have to report 1 hour before the competition or else that team faces disqualification.

Registration fees: INR 100

DIRECT FINALS:
Date: 11th December
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Time duration: 30 mins

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Tee Two One..SOLD!
Wrap in Scrap
(Dress from Waste)

Design and create a fabulous outfit using nothing but paper !

Rules:

  1. This event consists of one round.
  2. Following materials can be used:
    • Paper: Cardboard, newspaper, magazines, gift wrapping paper, any kind of used or waste paper.
    • Plastics, paper cups, old clothes, balloons, beads, sponge, nets etc.
    • Colours, brushes, crayon, pencils, erasers, cello tapes etc.
  3. Raw material will be provided.
  4. Participants can use a basic outfit on which they could design it or can design an entire new outfit.

Registration fees: INR 200

Prizes:
1st - INR 3000
2nd - INR 2000
3rd - INR 1000

Note :

  • Please do not use materials which are hazardous to health.
  • You may also make accessories to go with your dress.

DIRECT FINALS:
Date: 10th December
Time: 11:00 pm – 2:00pm
Time duration: 3 hours

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Wrap in Scrap
Lens
Box Office
(Short Films)

Weave a storyline and portray that magic in a limited time to get a box office hit! The key is to keep it Short and Simple, but deep!

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Rules:

  1. This event consists of One round.
  2. Trailer of the film (Time limit: 1 – 2 mins) should be submitted 3 days before the competition at boxoffice.impressions@gmail.com with subject “<Name>: Box Office - <Film name>”
  3. The complete film has to be submitted an hour before the competition in a CD or a Pen drive in .mp4 or .avi format.
  4. All the participants are expected to be present during the screening of the film.

Registration fees: INR 200

Prizes:
1st - INR 5000
2nd - INR 3000
3rd - INR 2000

SCREENING (Day1):
Venue: Seminar hall 2
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Time limit: 5 – 15 mins.

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Box Office
Free Lenser
(Photography)

A Photographer is a magician who can see what others can’t. Capture and freeze time with your spells and let the magic fill the air.

Rules:

  1. This event consists of one round.
  2. Open for all.
  3. Photos must be captured within college campus during both days of event.
  4. Participants will be awarded in two categories fb choice and jury’s choice.
  5. For fb choice:
    • 1 like = 1 point
    • 1 share = 2 points
  6. 2 photos with maximum points will be rewarded.
  7. For fb choice participants have to submit any 2 best photos of their choice on 10th December till 5:00 pm which will be uploaded on Impressions Facebook page.
  8. For jury’s choice participants have to submit any 2 best photos of their choice on 11th December till 12:00 pm.

Registration Fees: INR 100

Prizes:

Fb Choice
1st - INR 1500
2nd - INR 1000

Jury Choice
1st - INR 1500
2nd - INR 1000

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Free Lenser
Fashion
Campus Princess

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next Campus Queen?

Rules:

  1. Profile: The applicant needs to be a student from a recognized educational Institution.
  2. Nationality: Indian Passport Holder
  3. Age: 18-25
  4. Relationship Status: Single/Unmarried
  5. Dress Code: Black cocktail dress and stilettos
  6. Height: 5'6 and above (Without heels)

No Entry Fee

Winner gets a direct entry to the finale of Miss India 2017 in Mumbai.

Date: 10th December, 2016
Venue: Main Auditorium
Time: 3:00 pm onwards

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Campus Princess
Showcase
Biker Showcase

The perfect extravaganza for all the avid bikers. We bet you can’t take your eyes off the dazzling line up of sleek hardened bikes.

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Biker Showcase
Art Gallery

Get lost in the world of hues and tints of beautiful abstractions and stark likenesses, created by the talented Arts N’ Crafts team of COEP.

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Art Gallery
Illusion Floor

The world is an illusion, Perspective is your life. Get lost in the illusion and discover the perfect perspective.

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Illusion Floor
Graffiti

Artists from all over PUNE, gather around and make their IMPRESSIONS in the entire Campus.

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Graffiti
Informal
LanSlam

Reload the guns and drift up the feel to experience the thrill of these LAN Games. Team of six for Counter Strike and You got to go solo for Need For Speed.

Venue: Metallurgy Lab
On-spot Registrations

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LanSlam
Face Painting

On-spot Registrations

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Face Painting
Poker

A poker setup for the card game of poker. Designed for College fests by Star Poker.

On-spot Registrations

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Poker
Minute to Win It

One Minute Games, to keep the fun alive

On-spot Registrations

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Minute To Win It!
Food Challenge

A small ongoing event comprising of an eating challenge conducted in 3 rounds.

On-spot Registrations

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Food Challenge
Mela Quiz

We challenge about the "Do You Know"s of Music, Entertainment,Art and Literature. Test your passion for art and it's know hows

Venue: Seminar hall 2

Time: 11:00pm – 2:30 pm (Day 1)
12:00pm – 2:30 pm (Day 2)

No. of participants per team - 2

Entry fee: INR 50.

Prizes:
1st - INR 3000
2nd - INR 2000
3rd - INR 1000

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Mela Quiz
Who's Got Talent

A simple event for volunteering participants from the crowd whose interests are in shayari, magic, mimicry etc.

On-spot Registrations

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Who's Got Talent
Laser Tag

Here's where the virtual gaming turns into reality. Stealth, Aggression and Aim is what'll make your team the 'Lunatic Four'.

On-spot Registrations

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Laser Tag