April 21, 2021 : YCS Yuvotsav 2021, the meet of YCS (Young Christian Students) Units of Mangalore City Deanery was hosted recently by St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), Mangaluru. YCS members along with the animators of Vamanjoor, Cordel, Shaktinagar, Bajal, Bajjodi, Bondel, Derebail, Kelarai, Neermarga and Permai parishes attended this day-long event. Around 240 YCS members along with their animators took part and actively participated in this mega extravaganza.
The meet began by seeking Almighty’s blessing through holy mass at St Pio Chapel of SJEC. Rev. Fr Rupesh Madtha, Director of YCS, Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D'Souza, Director of SJEC and Rev. Fr Alwyn D'Souza, Assistant Director of SJEC and Director YCS Mangalore City Deanery were the celebrants of Holy Eucharist.
The inaugural of YCS Yuvotsav 2021 was held at the Kalam Auditorium of the college that began with the dignitaries lighting the lamp. Post the formal inaugural, cultural competitions including Mime Show, Group Dance, Selfie Competition, Group Singing, among others.
The day also witnessed Inter Parish Cricket and Throwball tournaments. The Valedictory and Prize Distribution Ceremony was held at the newly inaugurated Amphitheatre of the college.
The winners of different events were as follows :