The 3-day cultural extravaganza of BITS Pilani Goa campus, WAVES Summer 2009 was inaugurated by Mani Shankar, the renowned bollywood film director.
He is an alumnus of BITS Pilani and today he runs his own production house called Bhairav Films. The gold Nandi award winner is famous for his feature films 16 December, Rudraksh and Tango Charlie. The audience was enthralled by his enlightening speech that covered almost every aspect in the world ranging from pollution to global warming to the present economic downside.
WAVES Summer 2009 is one of its kind and encompasses events in 36 categories like music, dance, drama, literature and fine arts. A series of workshops were also conducted apart from the host performances. Salsa, Bachata, Hip-hop and Belly Dancing Workshops, a unique Cookery Workshop with special tips for hostel cooking and Pottery workshop were a few among them.