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Mitafest is the inter-college cultural festival of Madras Institute of Technology. The festival is held during the month of January or February every year. It is claimed to be the oldest inter-college festival in Chennai.Mitafest is the oldest and biggest annual cultural festival of Chennai in existence today. It is the flagship event of MIT and an event of grandeur and extravaganza, drawing footfalls of more than 20,000 students from 100+ colleges for participating in 50+ events across the span of 3 days. It has thrived for more than 40 years and has blended along as the pride of the institute.

Famous personalities who have endorsed and made their presence felt at Mitafest in the past are Indian Film Actor Kamal Haasan, playwright Sujatha, music exponents Karthik (singer), Benny Dayal, Naresh Iyer, Krish (singer), Anuradha Sriram, Gana Bala, Saindhavi etc. Mitafest is organised by the student body of the Madras Institute of Technology, The Athenaeum. More than 300 students take part in organizing this festival from scratch every year.