Connaissance is the Annual Literary and Debating Festival organised at Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. What began as a student initiative to inculcate among the young masses a spirit of literary enthusiasm; has now become a mission not only to highlight the importance of literature, but also to successfully put forth a platform for the youth to develop new ideas, beyond a literary sense.
Connaissance is envisaged with a view to put forth ideas, which are not only literal, but are also in metaphoric forms, such as art.
Within a span of 8 years, Connaissance has created for itself a niche among the top literary events pan India. This, along with quality entertainment, is our promise to all those who come to join us in this event. We have previously played host to esteemed guests like Mr. Piyush Mishra, Terribly Tiny Tales, Unerase Poetry, Airplane Poetry Movement, Archer Art Gallery and the like.
Our National Debate and Youth Parliament is a buzz among participating colleges and universities such that it ranks among the top-tier of events which are organised on the same lines. Also, under Connaissance, we host National Quiz that attracts not only huge local participation but also participation from various law colleges across India.
9th Year is Bigger and Bigger! Events and Dates
With an enviable pool of prizes and fabulous events, Connaissance is ready to take yet another leap in its 9th edition which is taking place from 12-14th October 2018.
The fest consists of events such as:
1st ILNU Conventional Debate: Here are a few details pertaining to the format of the debate:
- Team Composition – 2 members
- Speaker roles: 1 speaker in the affirmative; 1 member in the negative
- Time per speaker – 3 minutes 20 seconds
- Motion – TBA closer to tournament
Registration link for Teams: Click here
Registration link for Institutional contingents: Click here
1st ILNU Bar Debate
3rd ILNU National Youth Parliament (comprising of Lok Sabha Committee, Inter- Faith Council and Vidvat Parishad)
- Inter-Faith Council: Registration Form: Click here; Brochure: Click here
- Vivadat Parishad: Registration form: Click here; Brochure: Click here
- Lok Sabha: Registration form: Click here; Brochure: Click here
5th ILNU National Quiz Competition: https://goo.gl/forms/q05S8udXEYCgxJZn1 ; Rules: Rules and Information for 5th ILNU National Quiz Competition
Bawra Mann: A Rendezvous Night with Mr. Swanand Kirkire
A Fictional Story-Telling Workshop in association with Webnnel: Click here
Meraki – An Art & Photography Exhibition
Perspectives – A Photography Workshop: Click here
The Last Lecture
Guftgu – Round Table Conversation
Campus Ambassador Applications: Click here
Email: [email protected]
Pritha Mitra (Chairperson): +91-9913456767
Divyanshu Bhardwaj (Secretary): +91-9662955276
Aishwarya Sharma (Treasurer): +91- 8128406936
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