Intercollegiate Eastern Singing Competition – 2022 held at SAC

The Music Association of St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore organized an Intercollegiate Eastern Singing Competition – 2022 on 5th November 2022 in L.F. Rasquinha Hall of LCRI Block.

Prof. Lawrence J M Pinto, Associate Professor of Physics, St Aloysius College (Autonomous) was the Chief Guest. Rev. Dr Praveen Martis, SJ, Principal of the College presided over the programme. Dr Florin Shalomith Soans, Co-ordinator of Music Association, Ms Amritha O, Staff-in charge, Dr Charles V. Furtado, Director of Admin Block, Mr Kethan Castelino and Mr Reuban Mendonca, the student coordinators were present on the dais. 

As a Physics teacher, Prof. Lawrence Pinto in his speech mentioned the difference between units and sound and both are created in order to bring about the language. He explained the difference between language and music. He said that music brings happiness in humanity and a good heart vibrates for the sake of music. He guided the students to grow in the direction of the way the heart directs. 

There 23 colleges took part in the competition. Vivekananda College of Arts and Science, Puttur won the I Place with a cash of Rs 11111, Alvas College Moodbidiri won the II Place with a cash of Rs 9999 and Govinda Dasa College, Suratkal  won the III Place with Rs 7777 which followed by 3 consolation prizes - Rs 5555 each for 1st and 2nd consolation prizes and Rs 2222 as 3rd consolation prize.

Dr Florin welcomed the gathering. Adiraj and Manasi compered the programme. Rachael Paul proposed the vote of thanks.