The college had 103 points while Maharaja’s had 56
St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam successfully defended its overall championship title at the 25th Mahatma Gandhi University Youth Festival that concluded here on Friday.
The college, with 103 points after the results of 50 events were declared, had amassed a huge margin over the other competing colleges. Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam will have to contend with the second position after garnering 56 points. RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura remained on third position with 46 points. The subsequent positions were occupied by Sacred Heart College, Thevara (42 points), Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly (30), St. Berchmans College, Changanassery (28) and St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam (26).
The ‘Kalathilakom’ title was conferred on Aswathy Jugesh of St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam. She bagged 15 points in five events at the festival.
She came first in the Folk Dance and Fancy Dress events, second in Mohiniyattom, and third in Bhartanatyam (Female) and Other forms of Classical Dance (in which she performed Kuchippudi). Vidhun Kumar of Mar Baselius Christian College of Engineering and Technology, Peerumade, who had scored 13 points at the festival was adjudged the ‘Kalaprathibha’. He had won the Bharatanatyam (male) and Other forms of Classical Dance (Kuchippudi) events, came second in Folk Dance and registered an A grade in Ottamthullal.
The valedictory function was scheduled to commence by 7 p.m. However, the function had not got under way until 8.30 p.m. owing to a delay in announcement of the result of the Group Song event.
The winners of the some of the events conducted on Friday were:
Ottamthullal: Varun Rajan, U.C. College, Aluva
Essay Writing (English): Ashly Thomas, Alphonsa College, Pala
Essay Writing (Malayalam): Sreekanth Chandran, Mahatma Gandhi University College of Teacher Education, Thekkekara, Erattupetta
Short Story Writing (English): Edoly Kandy Amina Abdurazak, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
Poetry Writing (English): Edoly Kandy Amina Abdurazak, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
Poetry Writing (Malayalam): Akshaya K.P., St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
Solo Song (Western): Renju Miriam Cherian, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
Group Song (Western): St. Berchmans College, Changanassery
Elocution (Malayalam) : Jose Kuriakose, Government Law College, Ernakulam
Elocution (English): Liz Johny, Assumption College, Changanassery
Mimicry: Balakrishnan C., Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam
Poetry Recitation: Midhu Teresa Mathew, College of Indigenous Food Technology, Perinjottakkal, Konni
Oppana: BCM College, Kottayam
Margamkali: St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
Photography: Harikrishnan M., Mar Baselios Institute of Science and Technology, Kothamangalam
Film Review: Geetha P.O., Baselius College, Kottayam