Mangaluru, Jan 3: As a part of Yuva Prathibotsava 2k22 Ethnic day at St Aloysius ITI was held on January 3 in the college campus.
The chief guest was 'Kala Savyasachi' Prashanth C K - Drama and Yakshagana artist. The guest of honour was Fr Dr Leo D'Souza SJ - former director St Aloysius ITI. Fr John Dsouza S J - director was the president, Roshan Dsouza - principal, Alwyn Menezes - vice principal, Noel Lobo - training officer, Avinash Loy Dcunha - president, student council, Shawn Dsouza - cultural secretary, Umesh J A, Daina Fernandes and Padmavathi conveners of the programme were present.
The prayer song was sung by Sewing Technology students.
Avinash Loy Dcunha - president, student council welcomed the gathering. The inauguration was done by the chief guest by unveiling the cloth tied to the ethnic day board.
The chief guest addressed the gathering by saying that "Talent is a gift given to all by God. We don't know what talents we have. We can showcase our talents by participating in the competitions. We think about why to study, but we realise that when we are in search of a job. We must use all our talents at the best, because it will lead us to success. Age does not matter because the soul within does not get aged."
In his presidential address, Fr John Dsouza SJ said that, "If we see our district we see many people who come here and stay here. They get their own tradition and culture and they follow it. If we follow our tradition and culture it shows our respect may be in words, dress, food etc. We have dressed today in traditional attire, this shows our respect to our tradition."
Shawn Dsouza, cultural secretary proposed the vote of thanks. A song was sung by all the staff members. The singing competition, dance competition and fashion show was conducted.
Alison Dsouza and Neil Rasquinha were the judges for the singing competition. Rahul Pinto and Praveen Poojary were the judges for the dance competition. The programme was compered by Privisha, Student of Electronics 1st year, Staron, Student of MRAC 2nd year and Velisha, student of Front office Executive.
Results of competition are as follows
1st prize - Electrician 2nd year students
2nd prize - MMV 1st year students
1st prize - Welder students
2nd prize - Sewing Technology students
Fashion show results are as follows
Ms Juwariya, student of Fashion Designing and Mr Sharoon, student of MMV 2nd year
Mr Ethnic - Mr Ashwal Dsouza, student of MRAC 2nd
Ms Ethnic - Ms Spoorthy Shetty, student of Fashion Designing
Results of Master of ceremony are as follows
Mr Staron, student of MRAC 2nd year and Ms Jayasheela, student of Fashion Designing.