Youth Fest -‘We are a family’

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The Annual Youth fest of Salesian Province of Kolkata was held at Don Bosco Park Circus from 20 – 23 January 2017, there were 500 young participants from 38 institutions of the Salesian Family in which ten catholic students of Auxilium Barasat took part.  The theme chosen for this event was ‘We are a family’  The Fest began on 20th evening with a spectacular opening ceremony during which Rev. Fr. Nirmal Gomes SDB the provincial of Kolkata, declared the fest open. The Youth were divided into four language groups. Various input and interactive sessions were given. Each day began with Morning Prayer and Holy Eucharistic celebrations. Various competitions were held on biblical themes. Auxilium Barasat bagged the 1st Prize for Biblical Fiesta. The most spectacular event of the Youth fest was the peace rally. The theme song we are a family became a hit among the youth. The last day concluded with thanks giving and prize distribution ceremony. We thank our sisters and animators for providing us with such wonderful opportunity to know more about Salesian family and the richness of it.

Suzzan Shaw

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