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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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Children's Day
Registration for 2014 Children's Day is open to all Malayalee families in the Bay Area. The registration will close on March 30th. Kindly sign up ASAP.

On the same day, there will be a seminar on Teen Psychology & Peer Pressure from 2pm to 2.45 pm lead by eminent speaker Rev. Fr. Binoy Pichalakattu who is doing his 2nd PhD from UC Berkeley. Read More...

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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MANCA Onam: Photos & Videos

Please visit MANCA facebook page to view all photos and watch videos of our Onam program. Leave your comments, like them or share them.

If you are not a member in the MANCA facebook group, request to join.

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Children's Day Schedule

Thank you all for registering programs for Children's Day.
Please note the program schedule and other details as below.
Requesting all the participants to register at the couter and get ready at least 30 mins ahead of their individual program. No late comers will be admitted to the program. Judges decision will be final.

Schedule
10:00 AM Registration begins
10:00-11:00 AM Booth Set up
11:00-11:30 AM- Drawing
11:30 AM Ingratiation
11:30- 1:00 PM English Song
1:00: 2:00 PM Speech
2:00 - 2:45 PM seminar on Teen psychology and Peer Pressure
2:45 - 4:00 PM Malayalam Song
4:00- 5:00 PM Spelling Bee
5:00 - 5:20 PM Fancy Dress
5:20 : PM Dance
6:00 PM Closing ceremony, Award ceremony

Speech and Drawing subject

Drawing
Pre -k to first grade - MANCA will provide the coloring template sheet.
Sub- junior - my school
Junior - My City

Senior - Fall Season

All Participants should bring crayons and Pencils.
Papers for coloring will be provided.

Speech
English Speech - Duration - 3 Mins
Sub- junior - Summer vacation
Junior - my Role Model
Senior - Peer Pressure

P.S: There will be food (lunch and snacks) available onsite. Food Vendor accepts Cash only and remind you to have enough cash for food purchase and registration.

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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...

MANCA NIGHT Videos & Photos

MANCA NIGHT Videos & Photos | Facebook Posts | Inaguration Photos | Poothappattu Photos | Dance1 | Dance2

 

 

 
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.

CAMYL is the youth league under the guidance of MANCA.
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