Mangaluru: “Feed your Fire”–Pre Unique 2017, an intellectual and cultural festival of St. Aloysius PU College, Mangaluru was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Raj B Shetty, Director, Script Writer and Lead Actor of “Ondu Motteya Kathe.”
Speaking on the occasion, he said that importance should be given to extra-curricular activities along with academics and narrated the story of a fisherman and gave a message to the students that “How we experience life is more important than what we become in life.”
Principal of the College Rev. Fr. Melwin Mendonca SJ, welcoming the guests and congratulating the conveners said that there was magic in the campus and Pre-Unique is an event to feel the magic. He also added that Aloysius is a platform to blossom and bloom and discover one’s talent and feed one’s fire.
In his presidential address, the Rector of Aloysius College Institutions, Rev. Fr. Dionysius Vaz SJ said that Pre-Unique was a platform to feed the fire not only for creativity and innovation but also to love and sacrifice. He praised the chief guest for the simplicity and context of the plot in the movie “Ondu Moteya Kathe” and advised the students to be united and build a new India filled with love and sacrifice.
The programme commenced with a mega welcome dance followed by a melodious rendition by the college choir. The dignitaries lit the lamp and symbolically inaugurated the extravaganza by letting up the balloons. The theme song of Pre-Unique 2017 was also presented by Vijeth Ullal and his team.
Convener Deepthi Rani welcomed the gathering and Co-Convener Tanya Pais proposed a vote of thanks.
A portrait painted by a student Deon Pinto was presented to the chief guest and a trailer of Konkani video album “Moga Mojya” by A S Production in collaboration with St. Aloysius PU College was released on the occasion.
Gracing on the dais were Finance Officer Rev. Fr. John Lang Bosco SJ, Vice Principal Charlotte D’Souza, Programme Conveners Inas Dias, Vivette Lasrado, John Vishlim and the student conveners. A total of 36 teams comprising 11 high school teams and 25 PU college teams are participating in this mega event.