Mangaluru: TIARA 2023, the three-day Techno Cultural Fest organized by St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), was inaugurated on March 23, 2023 at the college ground. Ashu Kajekar, Founder and CEO of 7EDGE Pvt. Ltd. graced the occasion as Chief Guest during the inaugural.
The fest got off to a grand inaugural on the first day as a cheerful flash mob entertained the crowd gathered at the venue. The main attraction of the inaugural was the Air Show by the Aero club which rendered a mesmerizing welcome to the gathering. This was followed by the unveiling of TIARA, the Techno Cultural fest organized by the college.
Ashu Kajekar in his address, complimented the students for coming up with such innovative ways of inaugurating the event. He went on to say that participation in such events builds entrepreneurial skills in individuals. He congratulated the college on organizing an event of such stature and wished the fest great success.
Dr Rio D’Souza, Principal of SJEC mentioned that the students have been eagerly waiting for this fest. He called upon the participants to take an active part in all events and make the best use of the next 3 days.
Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, Director of SJEC, Rev. Fr Alwyn Richard D’Souza, Assistant Director, Dr Purushothama Chippar, Vice Principal and Rakesh Lobo, HR Manager of the college were present at the inaugural along with the Staff Conveners of the Fest, Poornesh M and Chaitra U R. The Student Conveners of the event, Vivek M and Pragnya Nagure were also present on the occasion.
The three-day fest will witness the participation of students from across the region in a series of technical, non-technical as well as cultural events displaying their skills and competencies. Apart from the techno-cultural events, the major attractions of the fest include the Battle of Bands scheduled on the first day, the cultural program and the award ceremony on the third day followed by DJ Night by the popular DJ TNO Abhishek.
Sweedal and Adlin compered the inaugural programme