Mangaluru: YCS Mangaluru diocese holds Talent Expo 'Ingenium 2018'

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, Nov 5: 'Ingenium 2018', a talents exposition event was organized by the YCS (Young Catholic Students) Central Council for all the YCS units in Mangaluru Diocese on Sunday, November 4 at St Agnes PU College, Mangaluru.

The event began with the inauguration by invoking God’s blessings. Ashvia Lasrado, the diocesan president welcomed the gathering. Aravind Bolar, famous Tulu actor, popularly known as 'Tuluvera Manikya', was the chief guest for the inauguration. He inaugurated the event with other dignitaries by spraying colours on the logo of the event.

The chief guest was then felicitated on behalf of YCS for his achievements in the film industry. The new Konkani anthem for YCS was also released during this occasion. The lyrics for the new anthem are composed by Fr Cyril Lobo and sung by Fr Cyril Lobo and Ashvia Lasrado. Music is composed by Rynel Sequeira.

Aravind Bolar in his message spoke enthusiastically in Konkani as well as Tulu and encouraged the students to keep smiling in victory as well as defeat.

Aravind Bolar also entertained the audience with some of his most popular dialogues and the young audience thoroughly enjoyed his comical timing. General secretary Jean Lobo rendered vote of thanks.

The most awaited valedictory was held in the evening. Walter Nandalike, founder of Daijiworld Media Group, was the chief guest. Joshwa D'Souza welcomed the gathering. The chief guest in his message motivated the young students to face failures and criticism bravely and use that as a stepping stone to success in their life.

A collection of ‘Action Songs’ by the YCS Central Council, videographed and music arranged by Royston Bajpe, was released by the chief guest. Nandalike was felicitated by the YCS for the service he has rendered to the society. He gave away the prizes to the winners. Fr Rupesh Madtha proposed vote of thanks and announced the winners of various events.

Bajjodi parish was declared as the champions of 'Ingenium 2018' and the runner-up trophy was shared by Bejai and Shakthinagar parishes.
Jane and Deoina compered the ceremony.

Seven competitions were held in the talent expo. Mad Ads, Thematic Group Dance, Devotional Group Singing, Face Painting, Soap Carving, Photography and Pencil Sketching events were held, in which, over 650 participants from 42 teams took part.

Director YCS Mangaluru diocese, Fr Rupesh Madtha, YCS diocesan animator Prajwal Sequeira, YCS Diocesan coordinator Mervin Vas, National YCS president Jesvita Quadras, regional YCS office bearers Royden Colaco and Vidya Veigas, Diocesan YCS president Ashvia Lasrado, general secretary Jean Lobo were also present on the dais.

Lanwin Lobo Urwa, with the help of the central council, conducted all the competitions smoothly.



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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Bangalore

    Mon, Nov 5 2018

    Good exposure to the youth and students to exhibit their talents which need to be continued often.

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  • Antony D'Cunha, Permude/Muscat

    Mon, Nov 5 2018

    More power to you Fr. Rupesh Madtha. Your creative thinking to tap the potentials of our young minds really showing results. May your hard work give manifold results.

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