Telugu Association of London, TAL Sankranthi 2016 – Grand Celebrations in London
Telugu Association of London TAL successfully celebrated TAL Sankranthi 2016 event on 16th Jan 2016 at Feltham, Greater London. More than 200 families joined the celebrations, who enjoyed the festivities. Bhogipallu, Bommala Koluvu, Rangoli competition and other cultural and entertainment programs were organised.
A culinary competition (preparing sweets/deserts) was also organised with an overwhelming participation. TAL trustees Mrs. Bharathi Kandukuri and Mrs. Nirmala Dhavala coordinated the event and thanked all participants for the enthusiasm and the skills displayed.
TAL chairman Mr. Satyendar Pagadala praised the children and adults who took part in Gobbemmala dances and cultural activities. TAL committee thanked representatives from erstwhile Andhra Sangham Mrs Saileela Bhaskar and Dr. Kasi Vishwanath who presided over the celebrations.
TAL Board of Trustees Satyendra Pagadala, Balaji Callur, Sridhar Medichetty, Mallesh Kota, Bharathi Kandukuri, Nirmala Dhavala, Sridhar Somisetty, Kiran Reddy and Vasu Kornepati thanked all event coordinators Sharmila Reddy, Bhagya gubbala, Bharathi Kandukuri, Nirmala Dhavala, Sangeetha Somisetty, Shilpa Bhiraju, Sridevi, Jyothi, Anuradha, Anitha, Lokamanya and other volunteers who were key to the success of the event.
TAL committee requested all Telugu people living in London and Britain to join the forthcoming TAL 11th Ugadi celebrations on April 9th. TAL Trustees informed the audience about various activities undertaken by TAL throughout the year and requested all Telugu families to join their children in TAL Cultural Centres (TCC) to promote Telugu language and culture in future generations.
TAL Advisers, Founder members and other life members attended the event.