St Aloysius Institutions hold MOSCHENI ART FEST

On the occasion of birthday of Br. Antonio Moscheni, St Aloysius Institutions organized MOSCHENI ART FEST on January 16, 2024 at 9.30 am in Sahodaya Hall. 

The event began with the ribbon cutting of Art exhibition by Mrs. Silvana Rizzi from Italy where the students of Aloysian Institutions and Karavali Chithrakalachavadi artists displayed their art. Mrs. Rizzi then unveiled a drawing on the theme “Women of all Shades are Beautiful”. 

During the Fest, Painting Competition was organized for the Aloysians under various categories. Students from St Aloysius College (Autonomous), St Aloysius College of ITI, St Aloysius College of B.Ed., St Aloysius PU College, St Aloysius High School, St Aloysius Primary School and St Aloysius Gonzaga School participated in great numbers. 

This event was graced by the presence of Rector of St Aloysius Institutions, Rev Fr Melwyn Joseph Pinto, Rev. Dr Leo DSouza, Director of the Laboratory of Applied Biology, Italian guests Mr. Alberto Pessani, Mr. Simone Tangorra (Mayor of Stezzano), Mrs. Christina Modolo and Dr Nicolo Biavardi, Staff coordinators Mrs. Vidya Kumari, Ms. Reema Krishna Jalihal and Mr. John Chandran, Members of staff and students. 

The “Documentary on Br Antonio Moscheni” was released in the formal function held in LCRI hall at 3.00 pm. This event was graced by all the Italian guests Mrs. Silvana Rizzi, Mr. Alberto Pessani, Mr. Simone Tangorra, Mrs. Christina Modolo and Dr Nicolo Biavardi, Rector of the college, Rev Fr Melwyn Joseph Pinto, Principal of the College, Rev Fr Praveen Martis SJ, Finance Officer Rev Fr Vincent Pinto and Rev. Dr Leo DSouza, directors of various blocks, staffs and students.

The program began with prayer, welcome dance and lighting the lamp followed by release which was glimpse of documentary. Mrs. Vidya Kumari gave the welcome speech, Mrs. Silvana Rizzi and Fr Principal addressed the gathering. Mrs. Silvana Rizzi, Mr. Simone Tangorra and Mrs. Christina Modolo were honored for their immense contribution. 

Results of the Painting Competition were announced by Mrs. Archana Yashodhar. After the presidential talk by Fr Rector, there was screening of the 40 minutes documentary. The program was compered by Dr Mona Mendonca, Department of History.