Continuing with its glorious tradition of unearthing hidden talents among students, Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar, rocked the town and the nation with CENTUNES grand finale on 15th and 16th January, 2021. The stage was set and the finalists set it on fire with their renditions. CENTUNES, a Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar initiative, has, this year, transcended national boundaries and had participants from across the globe.
The grand finale for Hindi Solo and Duet was held on 15th January, 2021. The programme commenced with a video presentation on “the journey so far” , a glimpse of how the finalists were selected. This was followed by lighting of the lamp for an auspicious beginning and a welcome song.
The judges for the day’s events were Ms. Shruti Jakati, Principal, Muziclub, a music academy in Pune, Ms. Monika Kakde, an Indian Classical vocal trainer at SNBP INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, Rahatani and Mr. Rohit Minj, a Singer/songwriter & Performer based in Indore.
It was then time for the journey of E-CENTUNES. The audience got a quick look at the story so far, how Centunes took the Quantum leap from INTER-SCHOOL TO INTER-NATIONAL – rallying up a participation count of 461 Hindi solo and 28 Hindi Duet entries, courtesy a Dynamic team and culminating in finalists from Nagpur, Jamshedpur, Pune, Nagercoil, Mumbai and all the way from Ghana.
The audience was briefed about the event and the criteria for the competition to set the ball rolling for the participants.
16th January, 2021 witnessed the performances by the finalists of the English Solo and Duet. The day’s proceedings began with the lighting of the lamp and a welcome song. This was followed by an introduction of the judges – Mr. Uday Iyer, from the Band AGNI of Tandav fame. Mr. Jim Stephen, who has received training at KM Music Conservatory founded by A.R.Rahman.
The audience was enamoured by the soulful renditions by the young singers.
Results were declared by Ms. Sumathi Venugopalan , Principal, Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar. The winners in Hindi and English Solo and Hindi and English Duet received a Certificate each signed by Mr. Ehsaan Noorani of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy fame, a Gift Voucher from Amazon– Courtesy Torrins and a subscription of TORRINS.COM
The Most promising talent in all categories were awarded with a Torrins.com subscription.
The HINDI SOLO competition was WON by Arya Shende from Bhavans B P Vidya Mandir Ashti (Khurd), with Shatarpura Chakraborty from Carmal Junior College, Jamshedpur and Shravani Khandale, St. Vincent Pallotti ,Nagpur as the FIRST and SECOND runners up, respectively
The FIRST place for the HINDI DUET was bagged by Naisha Singh and Rishan Chakravorty of CPS, Dabha Nagpur. The team of Vihan Tarkunde and Atharva Agarwal, Centre Point School, International, Nagpur were the FIRST runners up and Manas Mankar and Emon Modi from Bhavans, Ashti, Nagpur the SECOND runners up.
The PROMISING TALENT in HINDI SOLO was WON by Shreya Ashtankar of Narayana Vidhayalayam, Nagpur and Aman Ali and Chaitiksha Pradhan of St. Vincent Pallotti , Kamptee bagged for the HINDI DUET.
The ENGLISH SOLO competition was WON by Anoushka Rajwade from Mahindra International School, Pune, India with Dhwani Bijoul from Samson Jonathan Music Academy and Arindam Kanoria , Centre Point School, Katol Road ,Nagpur as the FIRST and SECOND runners up, respectively. Most Promising
The FIRST place for the ENGLISH DUET was bagged by Avani Dhawankar and Ishani Deb Centre Point School, Amravati Road Bypass Nagpur. The team of Jiya Shah, Mihika Rathi Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar Nagpur, were the FIRST runners up and Riddhi Vikamshi and Harshada Ganeshkar
From Sandipani, Hazaripahad Nagpur the SECOND runners up.
The PROMISING TALENT in ENGLISH SOLO was WON by Anya Elizabeth Mathew, Corpus Christi School, Nagercoil, India and Parinita Nikhade & Saili Bankar Bhavan’s B.P. Vidya Mandir , Srikrishna nagar
Nagpur , India bagged for the ENGLISH DUET.
The School Management has congratulated all the winnners.