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Kerala to be represented at Silicon Valley Fall Festival at Memorial Park - Cupertino

Maithry and MANCA jointly organize the KERALA booth at 2010 Silicon Valley Fall Festival at Memorial Park on September 25 and 26 2010. MAITHRY to participate in the Silicon Valley Fall Festival in Cupertino on Saturday, September 25, 2010.

Cupertino Fall Festival is a very popular event which draws over 10,000 people from the South Bay Area. The event includes numerous cultural activities, kids game areas, food booths etc. Maithry will be participating in this event for the first time, with a booth showcasing Kerala. Everyone is invited to attend this event and requested to stop by the Maithry booth.

On Saturday, September 25, 2010, MAITHRY will have people at the booth and on Sunday, September 26th, MANCA representatives will be attending the booth and sharing information about Kerala. On both days, there will be Kerala delicacies being distributed to all those who come to the booth. If you are in the Cupertino area we encourage you to come over to the booth and say "Namaste!" Smile

Pictures from Maithry's Kerala booth at the Silicon Valley Fall Fair.

Video of Maithry's Kerala booth at Silicon Valley Fall Festival

 

Silicon Valley Fall Festival Silicon Valley Fall Festival Logo
September 25-26, 2010 
Memorial Park, 10 am - 5 pm 


The Cupertino/Silicon Valley Fall Festival will take place at the Cupertino Memorial Park. The festival is an evolution of the Oktoberfest, Cupertino Jubilee and Fall Festival that has been held for the past 28 years. 

A joint venture between the Rotary Club of Cupertino and the World Journal, with support from the City of Cupertino and the Cupertino Union School District, the festival will showcase the Health, Education and Safety Fair. This year the festival will expand its scope with the addition of a partnership with the World Journal, the largest Chinese language newspaper in the Bay Area. The fair will incorporate emergency preparedness (CERT), healthy eating, and other educational opportunities. The Safety and Health zone will provide information about the active volunteer groups like CERT, MRC, CARES and Block Leaders. In addition, the City of Cupertino will host the “Keep it Green Environmental Fair” where solar products, CFL and LED lighting, alternative fuel and electric vehicles will be presented. 


The two day event will kick-off with "Bridge to Health" Walk/Run on Saturday morning organized by the Y. This year’s highlights are the Fine Arts Show and the Fun Zone, which includes bounce houses, interactive crafts booths and other children and family entertainment. A Cultural Fair will showcase sister cities booths, country booths, art show and multicultural performances, chicken dance, Captain Jack Spareribs and the Pirates of Cupertino. The food court will feature Asian and global cuisine. For more info, please visit www.sv-fallfestival.com or call 408.564.5529. 

Gayathri & Adithi sing "കണ്ണാം തുമ്പീ പോരാമോ..." at Maithry Onam 2010.

Gayathri & Adithi sing "കണ്ണാം തുമ്പീ പോരാമോ..." at Maithry Onam 2010.


Maithry Onam 2010: Skit "Dushyettaa... Shaku Vilikkunnu!!"

At Maithry Onam 2010, a very funny skit was presented by Anil Nair, Priya Pillai, Gopakumar Pillai, Duleep Pillai, Sathish Menon and Anuja Rajendran. "Dushyettaa... Shaku Vilikkunnu!"

Slideshow of pictures from the skit:

Here are the videos from the skit:




Ananda Natanam Aadinar at Maithry Onam 2010

Ananda Natanam Aadinar dance program at Maithry Onam 2010

Maithry Onam 2010: Thanks!



Indus Fast Remit contest

Maithry Onam 2010 on September 4, 2010
King's Academy,
562 North Britton Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94085. 11 AM - 7 PM


  • Onam feast (sadya) : 11 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Cultural (stage) program: 2 PM - 5 PM
  • Maithry Social Hour 5 PM - 7 PM (Tea and parippu-vada will be served!)
Maithry thanks all its members, artists and member-volunteers who participated in the Onam 2010 celebrations on September 4, 2010 at Kings Academy, Sunnyvale. The event included the delicious Onam feast, cultural/stage program, and the "Maithry Social Hour".
 

Maithry events are organized by all-volunteer committees that need help from all Maithry members to ensure successful execution. Enthusiastic support from its members is Maithry's strength. The committee thanks everyone who had volunteered for various tasks during the event. We encourage your active participation in YOUR community organization. The all-volunteer event committee can be reached at onam2010@yahoogroups.com. If you are interested in being part of the event committee that will be organizing future events, please send email to contact@maithry.org . Thanks!

Here is a slideshow of pictures from Onam2010.



Slideshow of more pictures (by Santhosh I.) from the event can be found at this link
Pictures (by Manoj Jayadevan) from the comedy skit are available at this link




MAITHRY thanks the following sponsors for their generous support for our upcoming Onam 2010 event. Please use their services and ensure continued support from these businesses. Don't forget to thank them for supporting MAITHRY events!

 


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Alameda County Fair: "Spice Of India" This weekend! (July 10, 11 2010)

Alameda County Fair will be featuring "Spice of India" this weekend. It will include arts and crafts from various parts of India, including Kerala. Dancers will include Maithry members as well. 

On Sunday, July 11, 2010, chenda melam, Kerala cooking, and Kerala's own Thiruvathira and Mohini-attam dances will be featured along with other high energy dances.

More information is available at http://www.alamedacountyfair.com/ 

Information on parking and fair admission available here

alamedacountyfair 
 Spice of India

July 10
Spice of India Weekend 

All Day

Art Competition 
Art Displays 
Henna Booth 
Family Games
Local produce & specialty spices
Cultural booths

12:00 PM

Welcome young and old!
Yoga and meditation basics with Yogi Mahendra 
www.yogimahendra.com 

 

12:30 PM

Come learn the regional cuisines from across the country of India
Four different Indian States highlighted
  
Food vendors will be on-site 
with dishes for sale at Festival Square.

1:45 PM

Yoga & Meditation with Yogi Mahendra

 

2:00 PM

Travel through throughout all of India.  No passports needed! 
See, hear, and enjoy from the cultural regions of:
 
Punjab 
Tamil Nadu
Gujarat
Andhra Pradesh
Maharashtra 

4:00 PM

Bollywood Extravaganza!
Live Dance Performances 

July 11
Spice of India Weekend

All Day

Art Competition 
Art Displays 
Henna Booth 
Family Games
Local produce & specialty spices
Cultural booths 

12:00PM

Welcome young and old!
Yoga and meditation basics with Yogi Mahendra 
www.yogimahendra.com

 

12:30PM

Come learn the regional cuisines from across the country of India
Four different Indian States highlighted
  
Food vendors will be on-site 
with dishes for sale at Festival Square.

 

1:45PM

Yoga & Meditation with Yogi Mahendra

 

2:00PM

Travel through throughout all of India.  No passports needed! 
See, hear, and enjoy from the cultural regions of:
 
Kerala 
Madhya Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
West Bengal
Bihar

 

4:00PM

Bollywood Extravaganza!
Live Dance Performances

 

 

 


 
 
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