The Annual Cultural Festival of Institute of Science, RENAISSANCE- 2016 was held during 27-28th September, 2016 under the auspices of Board for Student’s Welfare, Nirma University at the ‘C’ auditorium. Shri Tushar Patel, renowned poet was the Chief Guest of the Inaugural function. Prof. Sarat Dalai, Director of Institute, Shri Hasmukhbhai Patel, Chief coordinator, Students Welfare Activities Board, Dr. Amee Nair, Institute Coordinator, Students Activities and Dr. Nasreen Munshi, Co-Coordinator for Cultural Activities along with other faculty members, non-teaching staff, and students were present at the inaugural ceremony held on 27 September, 2016. A total of 96 students  from ISNU participated in Mime, Skit, Debate, Elocution, Collage, Spot Painting, Cartooning, Rangoli, Solo Dance, Group Dance, Folk Dance, Solo song, Duet Song and Group Song. In Debate, participants presented the view for “Indo-Pak relation: Is War a solution?” It was followed by Elocution competition on “Effect of Social Media on Student’s performance”. Dignitaries who were experts in their own fields, judged the various events. The Fine Arts events - Collage, Poster Making, Rangoli and On-the-spot painting were conducted within a week before the Annual Cultural programme. The winners of all events were given trophies. There was active participation by the students from Institute of Science in these events and they won the appreciation of the judges.