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GKVK-UAS Bangalore hosts 21st Agri-Unifest for 3rd time in 24 years

GKVK-UAS Bangalore hosting 21st Agri-Unifest for third time in 24 years
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GKVK-UAS Bangalore hosting the 21st Agri-Unifest for the third time in 24 years

On March 13, 2023, the 21st All-India Inter-Agricultural Universities Youth Festival 2022-23 (Agri Unifest-2023) will be held in Bengaluru at the Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra (GKVK) campus of the University of Agricultural Science (UAS-B) Bengaluru.

The celebration, which kicked off today  (March 13) with a procession, will feature participation from students representing India’s 57 agricultural universities. The celebration, which will kick off today with a procession on March 13, will feature participation from students representing India’s 57 agricultural universities.

Students from 57 of the country’s agricultural universities are taking part in the festival, which started today on (Monday) with a procession from the playground to Naik Bhavan. There will be a lot of different events:

Programs/ Events

  • Music: Light Vocal (Indian), Patriotic Song (Indian), and Group Song (Indian)
  • Dance: Group Dance (Folks)
  • Literary : Quiz, Elocution, Debate and Extempore
  • Theatre: One-act play, Skit, Mime, and Mono acting
  • Fine Arts: On-the-spot painting, Poster making, Collage, Clay modeling, Rangoli, and Cartooning

Agri-Unifest History

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) came up with the idea for and started the All India Inter-Agricultural Universities Youth Festival in 1999–2000. They did this with the goal of integrating Indian agriculture by connecting India’s different cultures, bringing out the talents of young people in Agricultural Universities, and showing the beauty of India’s many different cultures.

Every year, both the state and central agricultural universities come together to celebrate this festival. Over 2,000 talented young people from all over the country would come to the prestigious Agri-Unifest, a five-day cultural extravaganza.

Students from 74 State Agricultural Universities, Deemed Universities, and Central Universities show off their talents in music, dance, literature, theatre, and fine arts events. The Agri-Unifest is known for its unique mix of many different cultures.

The 21st Agri-Unifest is being held for the third time in 24 years at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bangalore. This is the first Agricultural University in the state of Karnataka.

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