Rachnotsav, the music festival of Hansraj College organized by Swaranjali, the Indian music society of the college was organized on 27th February. The competitions included Indian Choir, Western Choir, Indian Light/semi classical solo, Western Solo and Battle of the Bands.
The Indian Choir competition, judged by Prateek Narsimha was won by Manya Arora from Miranda House and Dhruv Pargai from IIT Delhi got the second position.
In the Western Solo catgory, Tyesha Kohli from Jesus and Mary College achieved the first position while Divaker from Kirori Mal College received the second position.
In the Western Choir competition, which had 12 teams participating from around the University, KMC’s Musoc emerged as the winners while Orpheus, Miranda House were runner ups. Both the Western singing competitions were judged by Nirupan Sinha and Bhanu Sharma.
In the Indian Choir competition, which saw 12 shortlisted Indian classical choirs from the DU Circuit and judged by Ujwal Nagar and Ram Narayan Jha saw LSR’s Dhwani bagging the first prize and Gargi College’s Samranjini winning the second.
Finally the Battle of Bands competition, which saw 6 shortlisted DU Bands and being judged by Sajal and Abhay Sharma saw KMC taking both the positions. Musoc and High Time from KMC got first and second position respectively in the competition.
Inputs by Anirudh (Swaranjali)