Sankranthi Festival Programme January 2012

Makara Sankranthi will be celebrated on Sunday 15th January 2012. This is a big event in the Telugu Calendar and will be celebrated grandly at the New Central Club with various cultural songs and other performances. The celebrations will start with pooja’s performed at the temple from 11am, where our distinguished guests, The Mayor, Councillors & MP Mark Hendrick will attend

The afternoon programmes will then commence from 12pm at the New Central Club, St Mary’s Street North, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 5LP. This will start with a 25 minute speech from our distinguished guests followed meals. Entertainment will start shortly after and include dance, songs as well as a children’s performance. If you or your children would like to be involved in any of the performances please contact Padala Veerabrahma Reddy Garu on 07725174564. The programme consists of:-

Telugu Musical Party: Kalyani vari Group.
Kalyani is a Computer systems Validation Specialist in the Pharmaceutical Industry and a Professional Singer in United Kingdom.

Impressive Telugu Drama: (Sankranthi Sambralu)
Arranged by MATA, Dr J. Satyanarayana Murthi Garu will be performing throughout the programme including comedy through his poetry.
Maata President Bhimanna Pulla Garu will also be performing comedy.

TCA Youngsters
The event is open to children of the Telugu Community members to perform a dance routine. These include:-
Dance Sequence by Anjini, Nandhini, Vibha & Vishal.
Anjani Street jazz dance
Anjani, Krishnaveni, Lakshmi, Vara Group Dance
Small Children’s dance

Raffle tickets will be available on the day.

11:00am Pooja performed

New Central Club
12:00pm Introductions Distinguished Guests
12:25pm Meals available
13:00pm Start of Sankranthi Programmes
6:00pm End of Sankranthi Programmes

If you would like to participate in any of the performances please come forward and contact poojari garu or via the e-mail through the website. We will aim to respond to all e-mails by the same day. Keep a close eye on the website for more detailed information on the schedule of events for the day. Forthcoming events and information is available from the Telugu Community website at either or If you would like to contact the priest please call 01772 798512 or the TCA President on 07725174564. We ask all our members to provide us with your e-mail address, so we can also e-mail you future events and information.

Please remember the temple is running with your participation and your membership subscriptions and donations. Every penny of your donation is valuable to our temple. You can also make donations or setup an automatic monthly subscription through the website.

Yours sincerely,

The committee

Event Location : New Central Club, St. Marys Street North, Preston, PR1 5LP
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