Name of the event: Once Upon A Tune – Joy to the World.
Date: 19th December, 2018
Number of participants: 150
The Literary and Cultural Association of Kristu Jayanti College celebrated the joy of Christmas with ‘Once Upon A Tune’ on 19 December, 2018. The programme was a musical put up by the Kristu Jayanti College Choir with the theme – ‘Joy to the World.’
The musical had two shows, at 11:00am and at 3:00pm and was staged at the SKE Auditorium. The event was an amalgamation of theatre, music and dance that portrayed a modern Christmas story. With the theme of ‘Joy to the World’, the musical followed the story of a young student discovering the true meaning of joy in the midst of surrounding loneliness and despair. The act was interjected by popular Christmas carols such as Angels we have heard on High, Hark the Herald, Silent Night and Joy to the World and a Malayalam song, Nanniyoda, among others. The songs also had accompanying dance performances.
Rev. Fr. Augustine George, Vice Principal, Kristu Jayanti College, shared a brief Christmas message at the end of the first show. Father lauded the student’s performances and laid emphasis on the true meaning of Christmas, - sharing joy and love with those around you.
Rev. Fr. Josekutty P.D, Principal, Kristu Jayanti College, shared a message at the end of the second show. Father highlighted the meaning of Christmas joy, being thoughtful to our family and friends and the reason for celebration in this festive season, the birth of Christ.
The musical was a joyous Jayantian celebration that brought about a lively spirit of Christmas cheer on the college campus.