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Namaskaaru,

The Program Schedule for the Konkani Sammelan 2016 is all but finalized! We have unveiled the highly anticipated program so our attendees know exactly what to expect, and help our potential attendees to solidify their plans and register (remember, early registration ends on April 30).

Please click the Program Schedule page to view the program schedule. 

Please click the Entertainment page to view the profile of our invited artistes. 

Update from Registration committee 4/21:

Less than 10 days left to avail discounted registration fees. If you have not made up your mind, now is the right time!

If you have already registered or have other commitments then please spread the word and urge your extended family and Konkani friends to register.

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Update from Souvenir committee 4/10:

Want to wish all Konkanis in North America best wishes from your family to theirs? Want to support the Konkani Sammelan to ensure a beautiful and successful event? The Sammelan Souvenir Committee is now offering discounted advertisements from families to the community at 50% off!!

The advertisement will include one photo and your message to the community. All ads are in color and the rates are as follows: $500 for a full page ad, $350 for a half page ad, and $200 for a quarter page ad. Please contact souvenir@konkanisammelan.org for further details. Thank you in advance for your support! This offer will end at midnight on April 24, 2016.

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We are extremely pleased to announce that Century Real Estate has become one of our corporate sponsors!  Century Real Estate is always thinking ahead with real estate ventures in India. Check them out at http://www.centuryrealestate.in for more information. 

Below is a preview of the Sammelan schedule at a glance, to help you actively make plans (and register if you haven't):

Friday, July 1, 2016
  • 0800-1300 Hrs. Medical symposium
  • 1400-2000 Hrs. Registration
  • 1600-1700 Hrs. Snacks/Tea
  • 1800-1930 Hrs. Entertainment Program
  • 1930-2130 Hrs. Cash bar
  • 1930-2100 Hrs. Dinner
  • Entertainment program after Dinner
Saturday, July 2, 2016
  • 0700-0830 Hrs. Breakfast
  • 0900-1030 Hrs. Opening ceremony
  • 1215-1345 Hrs. Lunch
  • 1600-1700 Hrs. Snacks/Tea
  • 1930-2130 Hrs. Cash bar
  • 1930-2100 Hrs. Dinner
  • Morning Yoga session, Entertainment programs, game shows, seminars & lecture workshops throughout the day.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
  • 0700-0830 Hrs. Breakfast
  • 1215-1345 Hrs. Lunch
  • 1600-1700 Hrs. Tea
  • 1700-2100 Hrs. Cash bar
  • 1600-1900 Hrs. Casino
  • 1900-2030 Hrs. Closing ceremony
  • 2030-2200 Hrs. Banquet style dinner
  • Morning Yoga session, Entertainment programs, game shows, seminars & lecture workshops throughout the day.
(All times Eastern)
 
We will open the Sammelan on Friday at 6:00 pm with some cultural programs. The much anticipated Opening ceremony will be on Saturday at 9:00am. Please plan to arrive early to give yourself enough time to register and get familiar with the venue. We plan to open the registration desk as early as 2:00 pm on Friday and at 8:00 am on Saturday.  If you are early riser, attend one of our Yoga sessions and head for some delicious Amchi breakfast starting around 7:00 am.  Lunch will be served starting 12:15pm and dinner starting around 7:30 pm.  We have planned the Closing ceremony on Sunday at 7:00 pm.  It will be followed by a banquet style dinner.  We are in process of putting final touches to the program guide with timings for all events and meals. Please watch this space for the detailed program guide that will be published in the next several weeks.
We hope this will help you finalize your travel plans to Atlanta. Hope to see you, and welcome!

 

 

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"Amchigele" food and Entertainment at the Konkani Sammelan 2016

The Entertainment Committee of Konkani Sammelan 2016 is pleased to invite performers to showcase their art

Dance Performance

Indian classical, Ballet, Western, Hiphop, Bollywood, fusion

Drama Performance

Konkani Drama, Skits, Yakshagana..

Music

Indian classical, film songs, ghazals, bhajans, jugalbandi, quartet, Western pop/rock/jazz, fusion

Variety

Cooking, Stand up comedy, mimicry, story telling, magic shows etc..

Performing in front of "Amechigele" audience is an opportunity that you don't get very often.
Read Guidelines and Enrol now!