Cultural Fest Report

February 07, 2024

The Student Nurses Association (SNA) of Manipal School of Nursing, Manipal, organized Kalostav on February 3, 2024. The event started at 8.30 a.m. at the MIT Auditorium, Manipal.

Ms Carol Lewis and Ms Sania D'sa from II Year Diploma Nursing were the hosts of the event. The ceremony began with a prayer song seeking the blessings of God. Ms. Sania welcomed the gathering. The program was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by Dr. Leena Sequira, Principal, MSON, MCON, Manipal, the cultural committee advisor, Mrs. Saraswathi Hebbar, co-advisors Ms Supriya and Ms Sylvin Mendonca, and the student leader, Ms. Pratheeksha. Dr. Leena Sequira addressed the gathering about the importance of participating in cultural activities and conveyed her best wishes.

Various cultural competitions were organized. There were classical, non-classical, group dance, skit, group fancy, fashion show, Ms. MSON, and Mr. MSON. Ms Sthuti S Karkera, a third-year student, was chosen as Ms. MSON, while Mr. Hilton L Noronha, a second-year student, was selected as Mr. MSON.

The judges, faculty, and students of MSON enjoyed the cultural events. The individual championship was won by Ms. Sthuti S. Karkera, and the overall championship trophy was bagged by Team Pioneers with a score of 47 points. The program ended at 4 p.m. Ms.Carol Lewis presented the vote of thanks. The entire program of Kalostav was coordinated by Cultural Committee Faculty Advisors. The event contributed towards Sustainable Development Goal 3: "Good Health and Wellbeing.".