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Volley Ball tournament
Onam is over! Thank you all for the record turn around for our Onam celebrations. MANCA is excited to announce the next Event. As part of "Kerala Piravi" celebrations, MANCA organizing an indoor Volley Ball tournament on Sunday November 2nd from 9.00am to 5.00pm. We will announce the guidelines and opening the registrations soon. Please register your team and be part of this exiting tournament! Read More...

MANCA picnic - A great get together!
We are grateful to Bay Area Malayali community to make the 2014 Annual MANCA picnic a great success, also exited to announce that more than 400 adults attended the program along with almost equal number of children based on the gate collection. This was a great success due to each one of you! Thank You!

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ONAM Celebrations - Sept. 6
MANCA is happy to announce the date for our favorite festival ONAM. We will celebrate Onam the same traditional way we were doing till now with Pookkala Malsararam, Chendamelam, Pulikkali, Kaavadi and Cultural Programs.

Location: Capuchino High School, 1501 Magnolia Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066. We have one of the Best Theater with excellent sound & light systems in Bay Area for MANCA ONAM celebrations! All participants, get ready for the blast off !


Registration for the cultural program is open now. This will be open till July 31. Please register your program as early as possible.


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MANCA EDUCATION GRANT (MEG 2014)
The MANCA EDUCATION GRANT (MEG 2014) PROGRAM is expected to provide financial support to over 100 students from all the regions of Kerala to support their pursuit for education. State wide inauguration held at Koothrappally, Kottayam, Kerala by Pathanamthitta MP (Member of Parliament) Shri. Anto Antony in presence of Kanjirappally MLA Dr. N. Jayaraj and Kottayam District panchayath Member. MANCA President Saju Joseph presided over the function. Read More...

MANCA Raffle 2014
As part of 30th Anniversary celebrations, MANCA is planning to help 30 students from different districts of Kerala and provide them with Educational Scholarships and more!!!!!!!!!. Towards this good cause, we are conducting a Raffle. Kindly support the initiative by purchasing raffle tickets. You have a chance to win 12 grams (1.5 Pavan) of gold, Apple iPad Mini or a Samsung Galaxy Tab as the first three prizes. The draw is on May 17 th , during MANCA night event. Hurry up!!!  Read More...

MANCA NIGHT: A Big Success
Thank you for everyone showed for for MANCA Night. Our Live Stage Cinema Show by Rasika Entertainment was a big success. We collected a good amount of money and part of the profit will be used for educational scholarships for poor children in Kerala.

Photos: MANCA AWARD 2013
MANCA News on scholarships  

MANCA NIGHT 2013
MANCA brings Live Stage Cinema Show by Rasika Entertainment for this year MANCA NIGHT.

MOVIE STARS: Vishnupriya, Sarayu, Nishant Sagar and Neena Kurup...
TV STARS: asianet & amrita t.v. comedy & music talents...
Rasikaraja stars & playback singers...

A three and half hours of non-stop entertainment... MARK YOUR CALENDAR TODAY FOR MANCA NIGHT ON MAY 4, 2013. Read More...

MANCA Post: Onam Edition
It is yet another Onam and Manca Post is pleased to bring you the third Manca Onam edition since its inception. Its been a wonderful journey so far and with all your contributions to Manca Post, we have a lot of interesting and diverse reading material readied for you in this edition. Click Here to read MANCA Post Onam Edition. Read More...

ONAM Celebrations - Pookkalam Competition & Volunteer Signup
Click this link for Volunteer Signup.

Click this link for Pookkalam competion Signup

MANCA PICNIC Register for Sports Competition
MANCA picnic sports registration is open now. To register for Tug of War & Sports competitions online, click on the following link. Please read all instruction and register ASAP.

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MANCA PICNIC - Aug. 23rd
It's summer time. MANCA is happy to invite each of you for a fun filled summer picnic day with BBQ, Thattudosa, Kappa & Chutney, Omlette, Games, Vadamvali (Tug of War) at Baylands Park, Sunnyvale on Aug 23rd. Please note the date and location. Tug of War competition first prize is $500 cash award (sponsored by Vincent Bose Mathew). Form your team and register at the earliest.

To register for Tug of War competition and for questions related to picnic, please contact convener Ashok Mathew at (408) 667-1513 or Sinoy Joseph at (650) 200-9009. Read More...

Talent Fiesta 2014

MANCA is excited to announce that its much awaited Talent Fiesta 2014 (MANCA Night 2014) will be celebrated on May 17th Saturday, 2014 from 6PM - 10PM. This will be a great opportunity for Bay Area Malayalee artists and performers to perform and showcase their talents on stage.

MANCA team cordially invites you to participate and enjoy an eventful spectacular dramatic and musical evening with your friends and family at the Piedmont Hills High School, 1377 Piedmont Rd, San Jose, CA 95132. (Map

The cultural program registration is open now. (Click Here to register.) Please register today itself... Registration will close on April 17.

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New Committee
On Sept. 8th, MANCA general body accepted the nominations and declared the new board for next 2 years (2013-2015). Saju Joseph, the current secretary, will be our new president. Raji Menon will be the vie president. Others in the executive committee are Benzi Alex (secretary), Sijo Parappillil (treasurer) and Beena Ramesh (joint secretary).  

Children's Day Celebrations
We had a Blast , Check us out!!! Thanks to all Children, Parents, Judges, Volunteers, Sponsors.... we are sure that you all had a great day to remember.

Check it out on MANCA Facebook Group Page.

For all photos Click Here.

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Christmas & New Year Celebration
Our Christmas & New Year celebration went on well on Dec 22nd, 2012 at the James Logan High School in Union City. Thank you for all attendees, participants, their families. Our heartfelt thanks for all volunteers at lunch hall, stage, photos, videos, cleaning, backstage, decoration etc.

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About MANCA
Malayalee Association of Northern California, popularly known as "MANCA", is a non-profit Cultural Organization of people originally from Kerala, the 'land of coconut palm trees'. MANCA is based in San Francisco Bay area. It bridges members, spread all over Northern California, with a membership spanning over a thousand families of Kerala origin. Its numerous cultural activities around the year, make it possible for the continued expression of the Malayalee heritage to all, especially to the younger generation.

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