Barkur's ICYM Shines in Udayavani Crib Contest, Secures Second Place

-News n Pics : Rishon Barnes

In a remarkable achievement, the intricately crafted crib by the ICYM (Indian Catholic Youth Movement) members at Barkur St. Peter Church has clinched the coveted second prize in the prestigious Crib Contest organized by Udayavani, a leading Kannada Daily in coastal Karnataka.

The masterpiece, a testament to creativity and dedication, was meticulously prepared by the talented ICYM members, who poured their artistic flair into the project under the guidance of Reverend Father Rolvin Fernandes, the  Resident Priest at Barkur. The success underscores the collaborative efforts and artistic prowess of the ICYM members, who brought to life a visually captivating representation of the nativity scene.

The competition, organized by Udayavani, garnered participation from across the coastal Karnataka region, making Barkur's achievement all the more significant. The selection of Barkur St. Peter Church's crib for the second prize attests to the exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail embedded in the creation.

Rev. Fr. Rolvin Fernandes, acknowledging the hard work and dedication of the ICYM members, expressed gratitude for their commitment to excellence in presenting a crib that not only captivated the judges but also resonated with the spirit of the festive season.

This accolade not only brings recognition to the Barkur St. Peter Church and its vibrant ICYM community but also serves as a source of inspiration for future artistic endeavors within the parish. The achievement is a reflection of the rich cultural and artistic heritage present in Barkur, further solidifying its standing as a hub for talent and creativity in coastal Karnataka.

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