24 June 2024

The atmosphere at Don Bosco Music Academy, Vennala, Kochi, was electrifying as the young talents rocked the floor, celebrating World Music Day. The event, which took place on June 21, saw an enthusiastic crowd amazed by the performances of the academy's students.

Don Bosco Academy, Nerul, in collaboration with Canon, hosted a two-day free photography workshop on November 17 and 18. A basic course in photography welcomed 42 participants, aimed to nurture a love for photography and equip amateur photographers with the essential skills to embark on their creative journeys.

Green Maple Foundation’s Green Feather Awards 2023, a National Award for Entertainment and Development Excellence, was awarded to Radio Salesian 90.8 FM at a function held at Istana Resort, Darjeeling, on Saturday, July 1.

17 Partnership for the goals
21 June 2023

Don Bosco Youth Centre, Thrissur, Kerala, in collaboration with Salesian Cooperators and Don Bosco College NSS unit, orchestrated "Harmony Hour" on the occasion of World Music Day to spread love and happiness among the children from Snehadeepthy Special School, a school run by the Samaritan Sisters.

03 Good health and well-being

The Student Council and Cultural Club of Don Bosco Arts and Science College, Chennai , organised its first ever mega Intercollegiate Cultural Fest, JIVE’23, on March 13 and 14 with the theme “Choose life! Say no to drugs! It hosted participants from around 200+ colleges (Arts and Science, Medical and Engineering) in and around Chennai. The cultural fest had 17 on and off-stage events in which 1250 students from various colleges like Loyola, Stella Maris, Patrician, Gurunanak, WCC, MGC, St. Thomas, St. Joseph’s, MGR University, Vels University, Madras University, Stanley Medical College and Ramachandra Medical College participated.

03 Good health and well-being
Rome, 17 January 2021: A unique music project which united three continents: Asia, Europe and North America, and three countries: Italy, India, Canada, over a span of ten years had its world premiere at the first on-line and 39th Salesian Family Spirituality Days which took place in Rome, 15 to 17 January 2021.
- C. M. Paul
A 30-minute film ``Zatti, our Brother`` on the Salesian lay coadjutor nurse Blessed Artemide Zatti [1880-1951], is to be released on Thursday 11 June at 20:00 hrs, Argentine time, on the YouTube channel of the Argentine Salesian Bulletin. The original language is Spanish, with English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and French subtitles. This is the 1st Salesian cinematographic narrative work produced in Argentina, by the Argentinian Salesian Bulletin with the support of the 02 Salesian Provinces in Argentina, the Salesian Mission Office in Madrid-Spain, and the Salesians of Don Bosco worldwide.
- BIS Correspondent - Courtesy ANS
As COVID-19 lockdown begins to ease, with Unlock 1.0, the Spirit reminds that God Still Loves the World and with the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of the Church, the sons of Don Bosco together with the entire Salesian family, alumni, cooperators, collaborators, and well-wishers can journey on being `signs and bearers of God`s love to the young. In order that this may be so, Indian Salesian Father Peter Gonsalves, Dean of the Faculty of Social Communication Sciences of the Salesian Pontifical University [UPS] Rome, and appointed by Pope Francis in 2017 as Consultant to the Vatican Secretariat for Communications, offers 02 of his musical albums: The Peter Gonsalves Collection and The Marian Collection, for `free` on YouTube.
- BISMumbai Correspondent
Kolkata — A communique released from Kolkata Salesian Province at noon on Sunday 15th December 2019 announced the appointment of 17th Provincial of oldest Salesian province of India - Calcutta.
- Father C.M. Paul SDB
Release of six books on a single day by a single author, sounds impossible? It`s possible. Dr. Francis Karackat sdb, principal of Don Bosco Arts and Science College Angadikadavu has this rare feat to his kit of accomplishments; 28 titles to his credit so far.
- Bastin Nellissery SDB
The Pastoral Communication Course, first of its kind in Asia, started at Kristu Jyoti College, Bangalore with 30 participants from India and abroad on January 7, 2017. The duration of the course is for three months, integrated with theory and practice. The course was inaugurated with the lighting of 50 lamps digitally by the participants to mark the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Kristu Jyoti College.
- Bastin Nellissery SDB
Everyone, but Don Bosco, scripted a problem-filled life for him. Mickey, the gang leader, would never have imagined that a priest could re-script his life for the better. Mickey is an unforgettable testament to the system of Don Bosco and the triumph of the marginalized lot in our society, if cared for.
- Father Bastin Nellissery
. Chennai: The 9th International Short Film Festival of India (ISFFI),Chennai hit the screens of selected city theatres on 25-26th March 2015, unrolling a vibrant selection of short films, documentaries and animations. Out of the 1150 entries that came in for the festival from 66 countries, 66 short films from 20 countries were selected and screened during this two day festival. The Indian entries were from Karnataka, Chennai, Mumbai, Haryana, Andhara Pradesh, Kerala and Kolkata.
- BIS Chennai
Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts, Vennala, Cochin, of the Salesian Province of Bangalore, has been recognized as an official visiting centre of Trinity College, London, for Grade Examinations.
- BIS Bangalore
. Jorhat: The annual cultural tourism extravaganza, Ethnique, in Jorhat, Assam, came to a grand finale on 4 January, with the heart thumbing dance show by Rhythm of Dance, led by Mr. Bapi Saikia of Baghchung. Prior to the dance show was a fashion parade in both ethnic and modern outfits by the students of The Ramp Modeling Institute, put together by Mr. Pranjit Chetia. Miss Tridisha Baruah , Jorhat`s own child and one of the busiest models in the entire India, walked the ramp together with Daniel Brunen of Germany for the two-rounds fashion parade. Anchoring the parade was Miss Mausuma Farheen, a JB College student.
- K.A. Thomas, sdb