Claimed to be the oldest cultural festivals in Chennai, Mitafest is the inter-collegiate cultural festival of Madras Institute of Technology. This 3 day bonanza draws footfalls of over 20,000 participants each year hailing from over a 100 colleges. The teams have a little over 50 events to prove their metal.
Mitafest is organised by the student body of the Madras Institute of Technology, The Athenaeum. More than 300 students take part in organizing this festival from scratch every year. The highlights of the festival are the Short Film event, Comedy Saravedi, Battle of the Brains, Director Workshops among the rest.
Having been around for over 40 years, Mitafest is almost synonymous with the Pride of MIT.