Saturday, December 4, 2010

Splendid Start for UTSAV at Mananthavady

The state youth festival of Kerala Catholic Youth Movement (KCYM) officially began at Mananthavady on December 4th. The arts fest, which is conducted with an aim of developing and promoting the talents of the youth, was inaugurated by M. A. Shanavas, MP of Wayanad Constituency.

UTSAV 2010, which is hosted by KCYM Diocese of Mananthavady, began in a splendid manner with the hoisting of KCYM tri color flag, which was done by Mareena Rincy, KCYM State Secretary. In the evening when the competitions for the day one were concluded, the public meeting and official inauguration of UTSAV 2010 took place.

Johnson Sooranadu, KCYM State General Secretary delivered the welcome address for the public meeting, in which Deepak Cherkkottu, KCYM State President presided. Fr. Jaison Kollannur, KCYM State Director delivered the introductory address, while Mar. Jose Perunnedam, Bishop, Diocese of Mananthavady and Mar. Joseph Mar Thomas, Bishop, Diocese of Bathery delivered the benedictory address and key note address respectively.

K. L. Paulose, President, District Panchayath, C. Abdul Asharaf, President, Mananthavady Block Panchayath, Fr. Sunny Kollarthottam, Director, Diocese of Mananthavady, Sajin Jose Chalil, President KCYM, Diocese of Mananthavady and Jose Pallath, MIJARC Solidarity Committee Member felicitated the program. Liji kalarikkal, KCYM State Syndicate Member from Diocese of Mananthavady delivered the vote of thanks for the meeting.

The public meeting was followed by variety entertainment programs including a fusion dance, which was performed by Asianet Vodafone Thakadhimi winner Jobin George and members Jobz and Sabz School @ Dance.

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