Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology has always been known for its extravagant fests. Be it cultural, technical, sports, academics; the Institute has always showcased all the possible endeavors. Leaping with each passing year has now become a norm for the Institute. Setting benchmarks, and further surpassing them, is a trendsetter for the Institute.
MAESTROS, a fest which is organized every year with great zeal, and touches the lives of all who are involved, and visit it. Likewise, MAESTROS 2020 was held with the customary trumpet blast from 31st January to 3rd February 2020. This fest is a unique amalgamation of co-curricular and extracurricular activities such as street plays, dances, songs, ramp walk, AD-MAD show, poetry, theatre, choreography, techno-quiz, etc. This time 66 colleges and about 59 schools took part in the event. The students showed great fervor to participate in the Technical as well as in the Cultural events.
31st January witnessed an overwhelming response from the various schools. Performances by the little rising stars of various schools were spellbinding. The Chief Guest for the day was Mr. Narender Nath, and the Guest of Honor was Mr. Samvit Kumar Nanda. They represent SWASTHI Company, Bangalore. Their main aim of coming was to open the Training Centre in near future for SMEs’ to associate PIET with the world’s biggest Retail Corporation WALMART COMPANY.
1st and 2nd February attracted the best of the students’ talent from across the universities. The professional band show, stand-up comedy, fashion parade, solo, duet, and trio dance lifted the fun quotient of the program. On 1st of February, the Chief Guest was Prof. Rajbir Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Pt. Lakhmi Chand State University of Performing and Visual Arts, Rohtak (SUPVA), and also Vice-Chancellor of Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, and the Guest of Honor was Sh. Harish Kataria, Bollywood Film maker, Executive Council Member of SUPVA. The day witnessed one more renowned personality, and that was Smt. Sharanjeet Kaur, Chairperson, Deaf & Dumb Welfare Society, Haryana.
With all the glitz and glamour continued, the surprise element, Sapna Chaudhary, the Dancing Queen of Haryana, visited P.I.E.T. on 2nd February. The audience was enthralled by her presence, and they even became part of the stage. She amused the spectators with her dancing moves on the popular Haryanvi songs. She took a great pride while talking about Haryanvi culture.
Finally, the Star Night on 3rd February, a perennial feature for “Maestros”, was held with the usual fanfare with singing, dance, and laughter. The star attraction, the talk of the town was the Gabru of Punjab and King of countless hearts, “B PRAAK”. He totally set the stage on fire with his popular tracks such as ‘Teri Mitti’, ‘Mann bharrya’, ‘Filhal’, ‘Mastani’, and many more Punjabi and Bollywood numbers. His performance was undoubtedly mesmerizing, and he rocked the stage in the coldest night and made it the hottest night with his glorious gala performance.
This year Maestros has not only touched and surpassed the past benchmarks but also created new milestones for the years to come.
Maestros+ 2K19 was held with the customary trumpet blast from 6th, 8th to 10th, Feb 2019. It has been a regular feature for PIET to break its own records of participations in Maestros, however, this time 62 colleges and about 60 schools took part during the event. 6th Feb and 8th Feb witnessed overwhelming response from various schools. The students showed great fervour to participate in Technical and Cultural Events.
During the fest, both distinguished experts in technology and other cultural fields from various colleges and schools and elites from different departments introduced the new research trends and findings.These activities offered a unique conceptual learning opportunity to the students.
As a part of innovative and integrated education, Maestros is a unique amalgamation of co-curricular and extracurricular activities such as street plays, dances and songs, ramp walk, AD-MAD show, poetry theatre, choreography, techno-quiz etc. So far high profile figures like Yo Yo Honey Singh, Dr. Kumar Vishwas, Deep Money, Neha Kakkar, Kapil Sharma, Badshah, Sunil Grover, Ninja and the latest craze Guru Randhawa have made this stage throb with their popular performances during the much-awaited star nights in Maestros.
Finally,the star-night on 8th Feb, a perennial feature for ‘Maestros’,was held with usual fanfare with singing, dance and laughter. The star attractions and the talk of the town were Dr. Rahat Indori along with two other poets, who mesmerized the audience with a unique sense of humour. Shivam Grover and Mankirt Aulakh rocked the stage with their songs while pulsating echoes of their songs were rippling in the tune of flashing lights and sizzling music. The overall ambience let loose the unbridled energy on the stage and among the audience. On 10th Feb the glorious function ended with the performance of Gajender Phogat, a Haryanvi singer, when the audience enjoyed every moment and they became the part of the stage.
Maestros-2K18 was held with the customary trumpet blast from 31st Jan to 2nd Feb, 2018. It has been a perennial feature for PIET to break its own records of participations in Maestros, however this time 68 colleges, than 55 schools took part in the event. 31 Jan witnessed overwhelming response from various schools. During the EDM Night the students rocked the stage with their dance. The students showed great fervor to participate in Technical Events. Pushpinder from Mechanical Department was awarded the Best Roadies of the year 2K18.
The magnetism of the fest and talk of the town was the star night celebration with two great star celebrities. the great comedian Jay Vijay Sachan, who captivated the audience with his presence, comic tinge and hilarious mood and Ninja dazzling Panjabi singer who enthralled the audience with famous Punjabi numbers like Roi Na and Challenge Yes, it was a night of fun and frolic, singing and dancing, celebrating all the way with fresh and raw talent of PIET combined with the star performer Ninja, the sizzling star from Punjab, who rocked the stage in the coldest night and made it the hottest night with his gala glorious performance. His singing made the crowd fervent with excitement and made the spectators sing and dance to his tune.
Maestros-2K17 was held with the usual fanfare with singing and dance from 17th to 19th January, 2017. It has been a perennial feature for PIET to break its own records of participations in Maestros, however this time more than 60 colleges, more than 50 schools took part in the event. The main attraction of the fest and talk of the town was the star night celebration with two great star celebrities. Sunil Grover, the great comedian ‘The Doctor’ of the comedy nights by Kapil Sharma who enthralled the audience with his presence, comic tinge and hilarious mood; and Guru Randhawa ,the dazzling Panjabi singer who mesmerized the audience with his famous tracks like ‘Suit Suit Karda’, ‘Yaar Mod Do‘. Yes, it was a night of fun and frolic, singing and dancing, celebrating all the way with fresh and raw talent of PIET combined with the star performer Guru Randhawa, the sizzling star from Punjab, who rocked the stage in the coldest night and made it the hottest night with his gala glorious and rocking performance. His singing made the crowd fervent with excitement and made the spectators sing and dance to his tune. Special attraction of the Maestro was The Medley sung by faculty and The PIET Anthem. As is customary, the melodies of ‘The Song of PIET ‘was echoing through the air and spreading the message of ecstasy in the hearts of the participants and onlookers.
The star of the Maestros 2k13 was the actor, host and stand-up comedian of the Comedy Nights fame – Kapil Sharma, who is still being remembered at the PIET campus for his hearty smile. The star of the Maestros 2k14 was versatile Bollywood artist Javed Ali. The star of the Maestros 2k15 was the heart throb of younger generation, Neha Kakkar ,a versatile Bollywood singer, who stole the show with her sizzling songs like “Sunny Sunny…..” and made the students dance to her tone. The star of the Maestros 2k16 was, Badshah, the heart throb of younger generation. Another new & unique attraction for the students was the Adventure Sports like Rappeling, Zorbing & Flying Fox.