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The two-day spiritual odyssey of Swami Udit Chaitanya in UK drew a large number of audience at different venues.
Addressing a `satsang` at Sree Narayana Guru Mission, the swamiji laid the emphasis on strengthening one’s mind to face the growing challenges of the changing times.” Believe in your mind and embolden it through infusing conscious energy”, he said.
Swamiji addressed events held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,4A Castletown Road and at Murguan Temple, Church Road.
Swami Chaitanya is due to address another `satsang` to be hosted by the Kent Hindu Samajam on Saturday, 22nd October 2011 …
Kollam born Mr.Raveendranath Pillai, locally known as Nathan, passed away following a heart attack yesterday. He was 60 years old.
Mr Pillai, who recently moved from Bristol to Kent, was on his way to register with a local GP.
Mr Pillai’s wife Salila Kumari lives in Kerala with their two daughters.
Mr. Pillai was a petty officer in the Indian Navy. After his arrival in the UK, about eight years ago, he was employed by the Kerala Group of Restaurants at Croydon and Bristol. Just three days ago he started a new job at the …
Nottingham Malayalee Cultural Association (NMCA), celebrated Onam Festival “Sravanam” on Saturday September 17 at Rushcliffe Leisure Centre, Westbridgford, Nottingham.
The celebration started with delicious Onam feast. It was followed by variety of entertainments including children’s music and dance by NMCA school of dance and Music. Programs by adults including a well- presented Skit cheered up the gathering.
Mr Vijaykumar, Patron, NMCA inaugurated Shravanam 2011 by lighting a traditional lamp. Joint Secretary Mr.Linu Varghese, Joint Secretary, welcomed the gathering.
Performance of traditional percussions and art forms were among other the highlights of the event.
The UK-Kerala Business Forum celebrated Onam festival with an informal networking session at the Malabar Junction Thursday 15th September.
Mr Virendra Sharma MP was the Chief Guest. Ms Kamala Sekar, Head, Financial Services, UK Trade and Investments also attended the event.
Addressing the gathering, Mr Sharma appreciated the exceptional entrepreneurial skills and professional competency of Malayalee diaspora in the UK. The labour MP who is just back from his Kerala tour, explained the growing Kerala’s immense investment potential.
Infrastructure is one of the key sectors that Kerala is looking for investments, he said.
Kerala-focused builder Relcon …
The 15th Annual Day of Kerala Arts and Literary Association (KALA) UK will be held in Kent on Saturday, 8th October, 2011.
The venue is Bromley High School, Blackbrook Lane, Bickley, Bromley, Kent, BR1 2TW.
Former Union Minister of India, Dr Shashi Tharoor MP, is the chief guest. Renowned Kootiyattam exponent Prof Raman Chakyar of Kalamandalam will grace the occasion.
The organisers have arranged a special interactive session with Dr Tharoor.
The event will start with a reception and refreshments at 3 pm, followed by pre-dinner and post-dinner cultural programmes.
Admission to this social gathering …
With Kerala’s harvest festival Onam just round the corner, London’s Malayalee community has slipped into celebration mood. Malayalee organisations have lined up variety of programmes to mark the occasion.
Onam feast and cultural events are the major highlights of celebrations. Malayalee Associations in East Ham, Cardiff, Swansea, News Castle and Croydon hosted ‘Onasadya’ Saturday.
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