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The Colosseum Open Quiz Fest 2008

Celebrating a decade of the Colosseum (The Assam Tribune’s quiz column), The Colosseum Quiz Fest 2008 is organized by Social Action Network (SAN) in association with the Assam Tribune. This Open Quiz competition is going to be a unique quiz contest, as never before a quiz entirely devoted to culture has been held in the Northeast. This quiz will be held in a major scale, targeting a bigger crowd, and attracting participants from all walks of life, from different towns and cities. It will be a full-fledged quiz contest. It will remain open to all. Two-member teams belonging to any age-group/work-group can participate in this quiz. A written preliminary round will be held amongst the teams to find out the best six teams for the Grand Finale. Utmost care will be taken to maintain the accuracy and authenticity of the questions asked and answers given. The winners of the Grand-Finale will receive attractive prizes in cash and kind. The Colosseum Quiz Fest will be held in Guwahati at the ITA Centre, Machkhowa on 19th October 2008 Sunday.

The quiz masters are Prof. Dilip Kumar Baruah, the pioneer of quizzing in North-East India, Neelotpal Deka, The Colosseum columnist of The Assam Tribune, Sailen Baishya, Quizone columnist of the Assam Tribune.

Contact info:

Neelotpal Deka (9864102417)
Sailen Baishya (9864026322)

E-mail: only4_pol @


Due to President of India Visit to Guwahati on 19th the event is scheduled on 26th Oct 2008 Sunday as informed by the organisers today.


Author info

Nanda Kirati Dewan's picture

Nanda Kumar Dewan is our Senior Journalist covering Community Development & International Relations. He is a Mass Communication & Journalism graduate from Sikkim Manipal University (SMU). He started his journalism career with UB Photos News agency in 2006 as News Photo Caption Editor and Photojournalist. He has been associated with Assam Times since it's inception and today is a part of our editorial team.

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