Riviera is the sports and cultural fest of VIT University, Vellore. Started in the year 2000 this festival has seen great growth in the past 16 years. Claimed to be the 5th best cultural fest in India by the likes of www.shiksha.com and www.youthkiawaaz.com, Riviera plays host to over 40,000 students from 700 colleges from all over India and across the globe from countries like China, Nigeria, and France.
The ProShow stage has seen performers such as Sunidhi Chauhan, Sivamani, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Benny Dayal, Arjun Kapoor and also bands such as Parikrama, Pentagram and Indian Ocean!
Riviera holds the Guinness World Record for the biggest number of people to form a human hand and most number of people arm wrestling at the same time.