Kalasangam concludes

 The grand finale of the 20-day long cultural extravaganza was a grand affair with tiny tots to their grand parents competing to win the much coveted medals and shields.
Vrinda Kamath, a student of Sharada Vidyalaya marked the beginning of the valedictory event with a welcome dance, followed by many others who displayed their singing, dancing and oratorical skills.

The solo dance for upper primary students and patriotic group song for collegiate-level witnessed much competition. Finally, Prathisha snatched the first prize for the former while the team from Fr Muller Homoeopathic Medical College won the latter.
Students of Carmel school in Kotekar who won the first prize in group dance competition stole the show.

But the real cynosure of the day were the elderly people from Home for the Aged run by Little Sisters of the Poor.

They performed various items amidst a thunderous applause. An anonymous person donated Rs 2,000 for the upkeep for the elderly at the home, on the spot.
The formal function that followed was presided over by Rector of St Aloysius College Fr Joseph Rodrigues. Founder of Aubrey D’Souza Charitable Foundation Aubrey D’Souza was the chief guest on the occasion and was conferred with the title ‘Universal jewel’ on the occasion for his selfless services to humanity. Administrator of Fr Muller Homoeopathic Medical College Fr Prakash D’Souza, Joe Pereira, Rachel Periera and others were present on the occasion.

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