Monsoon is the real finance minister of India-Very Rev Fr Austin
Peter Peres At KULKULO -Pavsanth Ek Dees 2023
July 30, 2023: On the occasion of Golden Jubilee Year of Yuvak Sangh / ICYM Surathkal Unit, ICYM
Surathkal Unit held "KULKULO -Pavsanth Ek Dees" an inter - ward water games event for the parishioners of
Sacred Heart Church, Surathkal on Sunday, 30th July 2023 at Sacred Heart Church Premises.
The programme commenced with march-past parade on the theme-Join hands to make the Earth Green by the
competing wards followed by prayer song at 10.30 AM by ICYM Choir. Joyvin D Souza – President, ICYM
Surathkal unit welcomed the guests and the gathering.
The Guest for this event Very Rev Fr Austin Peter Peres, Vicar Forane, Surathkal Vicariate and the Parish Priest
of Surathkal Church, Mr Ronald Silvan D Souza, Founder, Executive Director, Leksa Lighting technologies Pvt
Ltd, Fr Richard D'Souza, Asst Director ICYM Surathkal, Mr Russel Roche, Vice President PPC, Mrs Asha
Pinto Secretary PPC, Mr Norbert Misquith, Coordinator of PP Commissions, Mr Sandeep, Convenor of the
Youth Commission, Ms Teena Rebello, ICYM Animator, Ms Shamitha, YCS Animator, Mr Mithesh D Souza
President of ICYM Central Council, Ms Lavita D Souza, President Mother Teresa Deanery, Mr Joyvin, ICYM
President of Surathkal Unit, Ms Maria D Silva, ICYM Secretary of Surathkal Unit and judges Ashwin Corderio,
Valencia and Sonal Rodrigues, Bejai were present on the dais. Ms Maria D Silva proposed the vote of thanks.
The Guests inaugurated the event by letting go the KULKULO flag tied with Helium balloons followed by
inaugurating the GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR and Logo along with former presidents who served ICYM
Surathkal unit in past 49 years.
The Chief Guest Mr Ronald Selvin D Souza addressed the gathering on Youth power and the opportunity the
Youth should utilize to show their youth power. Very Rev Fr Austin Peter Peres in his presidential Speech
praised the ICYM for their works done in past years and explained the importance of Monsoon by saying
“Monsoon is the real finance minister of India”.
ICYM and YCS Surathkal members also provided stalls of foods related to monsoon season prepared by Parish
wards and games for the parishioners.
16 wards participated in this event. 8 Mega water games like sponge games, water balloon games, fishing,
slippery reaction, pulling the pickup and other group and individual games were held. The ward members
performed extremely well and tried to make their ward win.
The valedictory program started with Very Rev Fr Austin Peter Peres giving his message on Team Spirit and
Participation and praised the ICYM unit for conducting this event. The prize distribution ceremony was
conducted by Ms Anisha Fernandes. ICYM Joint Secretary Ms Veona Noronha proposed the Vote of Thanks.
The event concluded with ICYM Theme song followed by rain dance.
Ms Marina compered the event.
Around 400 Parishioners attended this event.
Over all Winners of KULKULO -Pavsanth Ek Dees:
1 St Place: Velankanni Ward
2 nd Place: Infant Mary Ward