Algorythm 2K18 celebrates talent as students ‘explore, dream, discover’
Chitkara University is known for its vibrant student life and giving students a perfect rostrum to pursue their interests along with academics. Living up to its reputation, and to carry forward its mantra of ‘Explore Your Potential’, Chitkara University Himachal Pradesh organised yet another season of “ALGORYTHM 2k18 – Explore Dream Discover”, the annual cultural fest of the university. Algorythm 2k18 is a celebration of talent – a platform for students to display, discover their talent through various cultural activities and fun events, including dance, music, drama, singing, gaming, entertainment, etc.
Around 4,000 students from over 40 universities and colleges participated in the events – Vogue, Stomp the Yard, Fantastic Toe, Euphonious Fusion, HallaBol, Folklore, Picrazz, Fifa ’19, Counter-Strike Go, 8 balls of fire, 4 a side Soccer, etc. Students left everyone in awe of their spectacular performances. The team from Delhi University has placed the Fashionista for the Year 2018, followed by the team from GGDSD, Chandigarh. Next, students of Chitkara University, Punjab, set the stage on fire with their ‘pop & lock’, the team from Thapar University, Patiala, was placed second in the event ‘Stomp the yard’. In the event Euphonious Fusion, Yudhveer Singh from CGC, Landran, rocked the stage with his powerful singing performance.
Dance performances ruled over hearts with the event Folklore displaying mind-boggling performances in which team SD College, Chandigarh, stole the show. In the Abhivyakti zone, for event HallaBol, a team from PEC, Chandigarh, was declared the best in script writing & grouping. Chitkara University, HP, was adjudged second in the category. In the single/duet category of dance, Krunal and Jyotsna from LPU, rocked the stage with their moves and were declared as winners.
The Game Warp zone saw some thrilling players fighting the battle on big screens. In the gaming category, FIFA ’19 champion was Sahul from UICET, Chandigarh, and Counter Strike Go was grabbed by Anikit Das from Chandigarh University. The game of PUB-G was concurred by the team from Khalsa, Chandigarh.
Photography is an art of observation, and participants were asked to find something interesting in an ordinary place and capture it. Shashank from Maharaja Agrasen University, HP, won the photography event. In the Category of fun events, the thrilling match of 4-a-Side Soccer saw the team from DAV, Chandigarh, winning the match and Aryan Singh from SPMR, Jammu, won the event 8 Balls of Fire. 3 on 3 Basketball was won by Harkirat Singh from Satish Chander Dhawan Government College, Ludhiana. Vaibhav from Chitkara University, HP, and Sweetaj Brar from CGC, Landran, were declared as Mr. and Ms. Algorythm 2018, respectively.
The winners were awarded cash prizes worth Rs. 5 Lakh by the Honorable Pro-Chancellor Dr. MadhuChitkara at Algorythm 2k18. Later in the evening, noted Punjabi singer and youth icon Garry Sandhu rocked the campus with his foot-tapping numbers and latest hits.
The complete list of winners:
1st price – IHE, DU Delhi (awarded Rs. 75,000)
2nd prize – Pristine, GGDSD, Chandigarh (awarded Rs. 37,000)
STOMP THE YARD
1st price – Team Custody, CU, Rajpura (awarded Rs. 40,000)
2nd prize – Team Nox, Thapar University, Patiala (awarded Rs. 20,000)
1st price – KrunalJyotsna, LPU, Jalandhar (awarded Rs. 10,000)
1st price – Team Bhangra, SD College, Chandigarh (awarded Rs. 40,000)
2nd prize – Team Natti, CU, Baddi (awarded Rs. 20,000)
1st price – PEC, Chandigarh (awarded Rs. 40,000)
2nd prize – CU, Baddi (awarded Rs. 20,000)
1st price – Yudhveer Singh, CGC, Landra (awarded Rs. 10,000)
ZONE GAME WARP
1st price – SahulYuniyal, UICET, Chandigarh (awarded Rs. 10,000)
4 A-SIDE SOCCER
1st price – Team DAV, Sector 10, Chandigarh (awarded Rs. 10,000)
1st price – Anikit Das, Team Chandigarh University (awarded Rs. 20,000)
8-BALLS OF FIRE
1st price – Aryan Singh, SPMR, Jammu (awarded Rs. 5,000)
1st price – Harkirat Singh, SCD Govt College, Ludhiana (awarded Rs. 8,000)
1st price – Vishwas, CU, Baddi (awarded Rs. 10,000)
1st price – Japneet Singh, Team Khalsa, Sector 26, Chandigarh (awarded Rs. 8,000)
1st price – PrateekSaini, CU, Baddi (awarded Rs. 2,000)
Mr. & Ms. ALGORYTHM
1st price – MR. ALGO – Vaibhav, CU, Baddi (awarded Rs. 5,000)
2nd prize – MS. ALGO – SweetajBrar, CGC, Landra (awarded Rs. 5,000)
1st price – Shashank, MAU, Baddi (awarded Rs. 2,000)
FOOD WITHOUT FIRE
1st price – Ritik Bhatia, CU, Baddi (awarded Rs. 5,000)