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Top Societies for DU Fests 2018: WMS, Lady Shri Ram College for Western Music

One of the many things that make the University of Delhi happening and enchanting is the performing arts societies and their marvelous annual productions. In the past few months, we saw cut-throat competition across several Delhi University colleges. The hours and hours of practice and hard work were put to test this fest season and from amongst the pool of massive talent, some groups emerged brighter than the others. We attempt to select the best society of the lot. 

Methodology
The best college society in each category was selected by creating a tally of the top 3 positions that could be won at various events. The society that secured the 1st position was awarded 3 points, the society that secured the 2nd position was awarded 2 points, and finally, the society securing the 3rd position was awarded 1 point.
Eight college fests were referred to while evaluating the top societies tally this fest season. They were: Tarang, LSR; Ullas, KNC; Tempest, Miranda House; Montage, JMC; Mecca, Hindu College; Reverie, Gargi College; Crossroads; Sri Ram College of Commerce, and Nexus, Sri Venkateswara College.

The Top Three
The Western Music Society, Lady Shri Ram College is at the first spot with a total of 16 points. Dhwani of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies came second with 10 points, followed by Echo of Jesus and Mary College which secured 8 points.

Points Tally: Western Choir

The Winning Society at a glance
In the Western Music Category, Lady Shri Ram College’s Western Music society has been topping the list in the for years in a row. This year too they have maintained their winning streak. Unlike the usual size of 22, there were only 17 singers in the choir this year. However, this didn’t don’t stop the society from nailing every note perfectly.

Sange W. Thungon, President of WMS, told DU Beat, “Leading the team has been incredible this year! The piece this year was so difficult to nail but the girls are so talented that they handled every part with immense grace. The team this year has truly given me a sense of fulfillment from every sphere! As the conductor of the choir, I truly felt nothing less than a magician.”

Participating members
Sange W. Thungon (President)
Ynaiita Warjri (Treasurer)
Ananya Redkar(Secretary)
Maitri Singh Tomar
Maulshree Kumar
Anam Tok
Vatsala Agarwal
Madhuboni Bhattacharya
Gina Garbyal
Shilpika Buragohain
Niharika Katoch
Anushka Kaul
Beethika Borah
Joshita Kashyap
Alankrita Bari
Faith Kasar
Ishana Arya

Winners Tally
Out of the eight colleges we considered, Western Music Society of Lady Shri Ram College won at:
I Position: Montage, Nexus, Reverie
II Position: Tempest, Crossroads
III Position: Mecca

Hover over the icons to know more about their victories.

Images Designed by Kartik Kakar for DU Beat (kartikk@dubeat.com)

Niharika Dabral (niharikad@dubeat.com)

Vaibhavi Sharma Pathak (vaibhavis@dubeat.com)



Niharika Dabral is an average anti-national feminist who is currently pursuing Journalism at Cluster Innovation Center. This quixotically honest and technologically challenged Garhwali strongly advocates that Harry Potter must be included in elementary education. If you want to rant about how unfair life is or want to share something awful or awesome that needs to be reported then feel free to drop her a line at niharikad@dubeat.com 


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