SAC holds Aloysian Fest 2023

Momentum & Conviction are keys to success: Aravind K.P.
Mangaluru: “College days are magical when compared to professional life. Enjoy every bit of it and make it memorable. These golden days will never return”, said Aravind K.P., Indian Professional Motorsports Racer, first runner-up of Bigg Boss Kannada (Season 8), who was invited as the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony of “Aloysian Fest – 2023, A Confluence of Young Talents” held at St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on Friday, March 31.

Addressing the gathering, Aravind said, “Life is like a ECG as there are constant ups and downs. It is left to the individual how he or she balances it. At every stage we get to hear that life is better in college days. When it doesn’t seem like we are told it would be better after entering the professional life. But the fact of the matter is life is never easy. Challenges are thrown at us in every stage. It is only how we face it.”
“We get to know the challenges of life, when we enter the professional world. Hence, my sincere advice to students is, enjoy your college life optimally”, he added.

Rev. Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto S.J. Rector of St. Aloysius Institutions, presiding over the programme said, “The spirit of participation is more important than winning. Participants must not be disheartened if they do not win, but take it in a sporting spirit. Likewise, winners of the event shall encourage their opponents who have lost. By this, we must support each other and applaud those who perform.”

Rev. Fr Dr. Praveen Martis S.J., Principal of St. Aloysius College (Autonomous) said, “One must be limitless and be consistent in perceiving their goals. Sweat it out to exhibit your efforts. This event is truly a ‘mega event’ with well over 100 colleges participating in the two-day event. I request students to meet each other and know one and other better and participate in the event with full potential.”
Martin J. Aranha, Managing Director/CEO, Globelink West Star Shipping LLC, guest of honour, wished all the success to the organizers.
Meanwhile, the trophies of Art Beat (BA & BSW fest), Composite (BCA fest), Imprints (B.Sc. fest), Acme (B. Com fest), Spinout (BBA fest), Initia (B Voc fest), Asthitva (Cultural fest) and Aloysiad (Sports fest) were unveiled by the dignitaries which were presented by the student coordinators of the respective departments.
Dr. Alwyn D’Sa, Registrar of St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Dr. Ishwara Bhat S, Dean-Students’ Welfare, Dr. Anup Denzil Veigas, Director-Students’ Council, Dr. Mahalinga Bhat, Assistant Fest Coordinator and other dignitaries were present on the dais. 
Dr Manual Tauro, Fest Coordinator welcomed the gathering and Letitia Nathalia D’Costa, President, Students’ Council rendered the vote of thanks.
As a special attraction of inaugural event the students of Asthitva, presented a flash mob, dancing to peppy numbers to which Aravind K.P. too joined the students.