2023 Omnicane Award

2023 Omnicane Award

We are thrilled to announce that Sookdeo Bissoondoyal State College has won the 2023 Omnicane Award competition. As this year coincides with the 250th anniversary of the Mauritian press, the theme of the competition focused on the latter’s role in nation building within the digital era.

Congratulations to the winning team - Vaydeesh Koonjbeeharry, Dilesha Rumon, Prishnee Doolar, Keane Vaibhavrao Chinea, and Ruddy Elan Bhujun - from Sookdeo Bissoondoyal State College.

We would also like to extend our congratulations to the first and second runners-up, namely the team from Queen Elizabeth College, and the team from Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College.

Thank you to our Chief Guest His Excellency Mr. Prithvirajsing Roopun, GCSK, President of the Republic of Mauritius for honouring the award function held at Holiday Inn Mauritius Mon Tresor on Wednesday 23rd August 2023.

Thank you also to all participating teams and the jury members - Roukaya Kasenally, Associate Professor at the University of Mauritius, Jugdish Joypaul, Senior Editor at Defi Media Group and Jean Luc Mootoosamy, Director of Media Expertise & former Editor-in-Chief at Radio One – for this fruitful edition.