Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Trivandrum, proudly presents Dhanak - the annual cultural extravaganza. This eclectic four-day long event is held in the odd semester each year with a footfall of students from across South India and some parts of North India. With a plethora of multidisciplinary events ranging from literary, music, art and dance to visual arts and film-making, Dhanak is the perfect platform to showcase your talents.
Over the years, Dhanak has been graced by illustrious personalities such as former President late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Academy Award winner Resul Pookuty, National Award winning actor Balachandra Menon and music legend Dr. K J Yesudas.
Dhanak 2016 is the 8th edition of the cultural festival and as is tradition, our events will be blended with an over-arching theme. And this time, we’re taking you on a journey to a bygone era. Gear up and get ready to encounter the music, dance, and art of our recent past. Experience the emotions, the fashion, the feel, and the fire of the second half of the 20th century. Yes. This time, we are going RETRO.
With a total prize money worth over 5,00,000 INR, and with a vast number of events, Dhanak is worth the wait. Dhanak 2016 is going to be held on the dates October 21-24, 2016, so make sure you're there to showcase your talent and prove your mettle. Make sure you’re present, as we recreate a golden age. The past is never dead. Let’s go Retro!