'Aloysian Fest - 2013' concludes
'Aloysian Fest - 2013,' an amalgamation of six faculty fests of St Aloysius College came to an end with a grand valedictory and prize distribution ceremony on Saturday.
Different faculty fests such as ‘Art Beat’ of Arts faculty, ‘Spin Out’ of BBM, ‘Acme’ of the Commerce, ‘Imprints’ of Science stream, the cultural fest ‘Asthitva’ and the sports fest ‘Aloysiad’ were held over a period of three days beginning from January 31 to February 2.
The chief guest for the valedictory function was Central Bank of India Deputy General Manager N K Balakrishnan who spoke about the importance of overall development in a person, not just intellectually but also in all the other fields. He also mentioned that through college events like this, the overall development of a person is possible.
The three-day fiesta, had different events of various faculties of St Aloysius College. The arts faculty fiesta 'Artbeat- Kaleidoscope' had exciting events such as animation ‘Toon Ads’, psychology event ‘Order Your Disorder,’ an economics event ‘Fin Min,’ Political science event ‘Youth parliament’ short film screening ‘Reel Deal’, a photography event ‘Snaperture' among others. A total of 12 colleges participated in the fest.
Imprints, the Science fest which is a 'Tribute to Late Scientists' added an innovative quest to scientific history with events such as Tech Guru, Yodha (Star of Imprints), Model Making, Bio Catalyzer etc. Around 15 colleges participated in the events.
Spin-Out, the management fest 'Sin City' had finance event 'Chase,' a marketing event 'Loudmouth,' a risk management event 'The Gambling Commission' and many more. In total, 15 colleges had registered to participate.
Acme, the commerce fest encompassed within it the different sectors of the society in their events such as governance and politics, commerce and industry, power and energy, media, health and education and the like. As many as 12 colleges participated.
Astitva, the cultural Fest common to all streams was held on Saturday and comprised events such as variety entertainment, JAM, painting and Turn Coat which brought all the streams together to witness a distinct cultural extravaganza.
Meanwhile, St Aloysius College also introduced ‘Aloyisiad,’ a sports fest at the inter-collegiate level, for men and women. Throw ball, basketball and football tournaments were also held at the college grounds. Around 30 teams from different Colleges under the Mangalore University participated in the different sports events.
The students had also put up an innovative science model expo under the science fest 'Imprints'. They displayed various models and explained concepts on how different things function. The Biology section showed the functioning of DNA, Nervous system, layers of skin among others. Working models of electronic robot, generating electricity from photosynthesis were displayed.
Winners - Aloysiad
St Ann's College (Virajpet) emerged as winners in the Basket Ball Women tourney and St Aloysius College team were the runners up. St Aloysius College teams were the winners as well as runners up in the Basket Ball men's tourney. Alva's College, Moodbidri bagged the trophy in the Throw Ball tourney and St Philomena’s College (Puttur) were runners up.
Rosario College emerged as winners and St Aloysius as runners up in the football tourney.
Winners - Asthitva
Mahesh College bagged the first place, MGM College and St Agnes College bagged the second and third places in Asthithva, the variety entertainment programme. Ashwath Shetty of Sridevi College (Mangalore) was the best MC and the best theme was of Sri Narayanaguru College (Mangalore).
Jain University (Bangalore) bagged the overall championship in Acme, the commerce faculty fest. School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya won the overalls in Art Beat. Christ University, Bangalore won in Spin Out (Business Management fest) and M G M College, Udupi, won in Imprints, the science fest.