Sangeet Saagar is the premier South Asian A Cappella Competition on the East Coast featuring 6 teams from across the nation, hosted by Delta Sigma Iota Fraternity, Inc. Teams will be singing mashups of popular Hindi and English songs. The lineup this year includes: UMD Anokha, CWRU Dhamakapella, Rutgers NBV, LUC Raag, Rutgers Raag, and U Miami Tufaan. Sangeet Saagar has been named an official bid competition, where the first place team will get an automatic bid to the national championship, All American Awaaz.
Sangeet Saagar 2017 is our 3rd annual event and has been established as a charitable event where all proceeds go to a charity of choice each year. This year, all proceeds will be donated to Association for India’s Development (AID). AID is a volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable, and just development. AID supports grassroots organizations in India and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as education, livelihoods, natural resources including land, water and energy, agriculture, health, women’s empowerment, and social justice.
Delta Sigma Iota Fraternity Inc. is a South Asian interest organization that is founded on three pillars: service, education, and unity. By operating in several different universities, we strive to raise awareness for South Asian culture in our community. In addition to this, we are dedicated to making our respective communities better places, and do so through our philanthropy and community outreach efforts. Our goal is to provide a smooth, professional, and memorable experience for the Triangle community and particularly for the a cappella teams that we host.