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Prateek Kuhad Lives Upto the Hype and Closes Reverie’19!

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From niche events like Sanskrit singing contest and crowd favourites like western dance, the last day of Reverie 2019 had something for everyone.

The day three of Reverie’19 witnessed the Sanskrit singing and speech competition Sangchhadhwam conducted by the Sanskrit Department. It was divided into two segments. The singing and speech competition. Sonali from Gargi College bagged the first position in the singing competition followed by Vrishabh and Bharati from Janaki Devi Memorial College. The Speech competition saw Ambrish Gupta from Rajdhani college secure the first prize, followed by Reenu from Gargi College and Sohan Arya from Ramjas College, who got the second prize.

Eight western dance societies which cleared the prelims on 24th January performed with great enthusiasm and set the stage on fire at Zenith, the western dance competition organised by Enliven, the western dance society of Gargi College. Adjudged by Mr Anand Singh the event saw powerpack performances in which Crunk from Sri Aurobindo College was awarded the first position. Vdfyne of IIT Delhi came second, while Electra of Motilal Nehru College came third.

Glass Eye, the film making society of Gargi College, organised a 48-hr film making competition and a Cine Quiz. For the 48-hour film making an event, themes were sent to eight teams across colleges who had to submit their short films within a deadline of two days. Three shortlisted films were screened and were announced winners. The first position was bagged by First Cut, film making society Ramanujan College. Xposure of Dyal Singh College came second and 35mm of Amity University came third. Cine Quiz saw on spot registrations of cross-college teams. Cinephiles came first, Buddies came second, and Go Glass Eye came third.

Rangchunaav, the open theme mix media painting competition, witnessed participation from 17 painters. The event was adjudged by Mr Avinash Gautam.  As many as 40 contestants participated in Reverie’s T-shirt painting competition. Archana Jaideep, a freelance artist, who has put up exhibitions in London, and also serves in the ECA committee of Delhi University was the judge. The contestants were given a plain white T-shirt, which acted as a canvas for their artistic talent.

The last day of Reverie 2019 came to an end with a melodic and beautiful performance by Prateek Kuhad. The over-enthusiastic crowd went silent and enjoyed his soulful love ballads. He sang some of his famous songs like Tum Jab Paas, Tune Kaha, and 100 Words and ended his enthralling performance with his most loved song ‘cold/mess’. The student Union followed with a vote of thanks and the crowd dispersed peacefully. Reverie was all the beauty and grace it had promised to be and was a prestigious platform for young and upcoming talent. Stay tuned for the fest season has just begun, DU Beat will go on to cover the largest fests of Delhi University.

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