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Organizer: Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Association of Indian Universities (AIU) has been organizing the south Asian university youth festival (SAUFEST) since 2006 i.e. from last 12 years. The concept of organizing SAUFEST is in line with the active collaboration and mutual assistance amongst the south Asian countries in educational, social, cultural and economic field. This year Pt.Ravishankar Shukla University has been privileged enough to get the opportunity to host and organize the SAUFEST 2019. We are the first University in Chhattisgarh to be facilitated by this opportunity. The key objectives of the SAUFEST 2019 is "Connect, Compete, Celebrate" and is to strengthen the unity and harmony among the participating countries.

Help Desk

Prof. Arti Parganiha
+91-9826551089
About Raipur
History

Raipur is capital of Chhattisgarh. It was formerly a part of Madhya Pradesh before the state of Chhattisgarh was formed on November 1, 2000. When Raipur was a part of Madhya Pradesh, it was the second major commercial centre in Madhya Pradesh after Indore. Traditionally, Raipur's economy has been based on agricultural-processing and saw-milling. The city is located centrally in the state of Chhattisgarh, and now serves as a regional hub for trade and commerce for a variety of local agricultural and forest products.

Culture

The culture prevailing in Raipur district is that of Chhattisgarh. 'Chhattisgarhi' is the local language that most of the people in this area love to converse in. Chhattisgarh culture in itself is very rich and interesting. The people are known for their modesty, kindness and adjusting nature. They are fond of variety in their attire, entertainment and lifestyle. This culture has unique styles of music and dance. Raut Nacha, Dewar Nacha, Panthi & Soowa, Padki and Pandwani are some of musical styles and dance dramas. Pandwani is a famous musical way of singing Mahabharata in this region. This particular music style has been brought into lime light by well known artist Teejan Bai and young Ritu Verma. Colourful dresses and a variety of ornaments are worn by women and men in this part of the country.

How to reach Raipur?

By plane
Swami Vivekananda Airport (RPR) Raipur Airport is served by the following operators:

  1. Air Deccan Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ranchi
  2. Air India (Bhopal, Delhi)
  3. Jet Airways (Delhi, Mumbai)
  4. Indigo (Bangalore, Hyderabad)
By train
By train, Raipur is accessible from major cities of India like Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Bhubneshwar, Bhopal, Pune, Jamshedpur and Ambikapur.

Notification

Participate team manager meet will be 22 Feb 2019 9:00 AM at C.V.Raman Hall.

For Transpotation please contact
  1. Dr.Pradhan (Convenor):+91- 982762298
  2. Deshant Singh: +91- 9584340006
  3. Rishab Sharma:+91- 9827622298
Documents to be produced by participiants:
  1. I-Card of University.
  2. University authority letter (Original).
Note: Eligibility criteria for India Participants: Only the winners and runner-ups of "National Youth Festival:2017-18 held at Ranchi University, Ranchi will be eligible to participate.
Chhattisgarh Tourism Places

Participating Countries

INDIA
MALDIVES
NEPAL
MAURITIUS
SRILANKA
BHUTAN
BANGLADESH
AFGANISTAN
PAKISTAN
MYANMAR

EVENTS

(1) LIGHT VOCAL
(2) FOLK DANCE
(3) DEBATE
(4) CLAY MODELING
(5) ELOUCATION
(6) FOLK ORCHESTRA
(7) MIME
(8) CLASSICAL DANCE
(9) POSTER MAKING
Prof. Keshari Lal Verma
Vice Chancellor
Prof. Rajeev Choudhary
Dean Student's Welfare

Event Venue

Pt.Ravishankar Shukla University
Amanaka, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India