CENTUNES which is in its 17th year is a singing competition organized by Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar, Nagpur and TORRINS. When the world is facing a tremendous crisis, music has the ability to provide a much-needed refuge.
Since the last two years CENTUNES has gone digital which gives a platform for budding singers from all over the country to showcase their talent.
CENTUNES is an action-packed two-day event. The first day (7 th January) saw cut-throat competition in the junior category where participants sang melodious songs in Hindi. On the second day (8 th January), the competition was even more fierce as the senior category students enthralled their audience with beautiful songs sung in English.
The prizes for Junior CENTUNES were declared as such- the first prize for the Hindi Solo competition went to Omkar Kanitkar of Euro School, Thane. The second prize was bagged by Shital Raulo of Ira International School, Butibori, Nagpur and the third prize was won by Shreyasi Ramteke of Late Madangopalji Public School, Brahmapuri.
The most promising talent award went to Stuti Pattar of Cambridge Public School. In the Hindi duet round, the winners were- first prize was bagged by Chetna V and Noel Samudre of Centre Point School, Amravati Bypass, Nagpur. The second prize was won by Kanika Agrawal and Ananya Goenka of Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar. And lastly twins Jiya and Diya Jha from Cambridge Public School took home the third prize for this round.
The most promising award for this round went to the duo Mayank Balwaik and Shubh Bajaj of Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar.
The judges for the junior round were Shruti Jakati who sings all genres of music and the second judge was multifaceted singer Shruti Pandaokar who has enviable gold medals in B.A and M.A. in Music from Nagpur University.
The winners of the solo round in seniorâ€™s category, English were Anushka Rajwade from Mahindra International School who won the first prize. The second prize was bagged by Siya James of Montfort School and the third prize was won by Adhrita Brijesh of Euro School, North Campus. The most promising talent award went to Anshaja Tarkunde of Centre Point School, Katol Road, Nagpur.
The winners for the duet round were Ishani Deb and Avani Dhawankar from Centre Point School, Amravati Bypass, Nagpur. The second prize went to Samaira Kale and Esther Tirzah of Centre Point School, Katol Road, Nagpur and the third prize was won by Adhrita Brijesh and Savannah Sabu of Euro School, North Campus.
Jiya Shah and Muskan Doble from Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar, Nagpur won the award for the most promising talent.
The esteemed judges of this round were Uday Iyer who is a singer, traveller and vlogger. He was joined by a singer, songwriter and a voice over artist, Christina Andrew.
Kanchan Ukey, the Principal of Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar congratulated the winners and praised the participants as well. The event was graced by representatives of the management, ex-principals, current principals and vice principals of Centre Point Group of Schools.