TeluguPeople
  are the trend-setters


Regional News: NRI News

ATA 12th conference ends on a grand note




American Telugu Association's 12th Conference and Youth Convention concluded their 3 day event in Atlanta, Georgia on July 8th on a very grand note with a scintillating and exhilarating music concert by Thaman group keeping the audience of over 8,000 people mesmerized and spellbound.

The other programs beginning from opening night of Banquet Dinner through the concluding night were equally enthralling. The prestigious awards ceremony followed by actress Hamsa Nandini dance was out of this world.

The banquet dinner was attended by over 3,500 people in a jam packed and specially decorated Murphy Ballroom in Georgia World Congress Center.

The audience included union and state ministers, political leaders, sportsmen, Tollywood stars etc. The music and dance performance by US talent followed by Bhuvana Kruthi, a child prot'g' and popular singers Revanth, Vijayalakshmi, Ghazal Srinivas and Master of Ceremony by Rani Rudrama from Andhra Pradesh was a teaser to the audience to keep guessing as what is stored for next two days. While parents were enjoying the Banquet night, youth started the conference kick-off with a 5 hour cruise.

The Inaugural day opening ceremony was a sight to watch with lighting the lamp, singing national anthems, Swagatha Geetham song followed by an Inaugural theme dance in praise of Telugu Heritage. Swamy Chidatmananda from Chinmaya Mission, chief guest Pallam Raju, Union Minister of State for Defense, State Ministers DK Aruna, Sriddhar Babu, TV9 fame Ravi Prakash, and other guests addressed the audience.

Eminent speakers at all seminars including business, women, political and NRI forums, spiritual sessions, TV5 News Scan with Venkata Krishna and Encounter with Ravi Prakash, Business Desk by Vasantha Kumar etc were attended by hundreds of people filling the rooms on both days. Singles Meet was another highlight of the conference. The singing and dance competitions were equally entertaining.

The Avadhanam by Garikipati Narasimha Rao Garu was hailed as one of the best ever at any of the conferences in America and was attended by a few thousand people. ATA considers it a great honor to host such an eminent Avadhani at this conference.

ATA life time achievement award was given to Sri. Vempati Chinnasatyam garu in recognition for his contribution to the Kuchipudi Nrityam art and for keeping alive an old art which is now passed on to a new generation of Americans of Telugu origin.

He was felicitated in Chennai during the prime time with a live telecast. It was an honor for ATA that Sri. Chinnasatyam garu accepted this award. Dr. Shobha Naidu, a disciple of Sri. Chinnasatyam was felicitated for her contribution to Kuchpudi Nrityam.

Master of ceremony is done by rest of the two days was done by Shipla Chakraborthy.

ATA's Philanthropist award was given to Dr. Hanimireddy Lakkireddy who has been on the forefront of helping those in need and continually striving to improve quality of life for people living here in USA and in Andhra Pradesh.

The food provided by Swagath Group headed by Jayaram Komati was a delight to all and everyone had a compliment for the taste and service. The Audio/Video arrangements on the main stage and all across the meeting halls made by ByteGraph Creations owned by Prashanth were awesome and superb. Prashanth redefined the quality to set a higher standard. Thanks to both Prashanth and Jayaram.

The cultural programs presented during prime time on both days were spectacular. Producer Dil Raju and Director Vamshi Paidipalli of Tollywood were amazing with the quality of performances during prime time and have complimented ATA for promoting and encouraging the amateur artists and choreographers.

The mimcry by Jithendra Nath and comedy by AVS, Venumadhav, Gundu Hanmanth Rao, Hema, Apoorva, Srinivas Reddy, Gowtham Raju were well received by the audience. ATA felicitated political leaders from Andhra Pradesh who took time to attend the conference.

ATA is also thankful to Actress Ileana D'Cruz for coming to this conference and for being an active participant in Tollywood Meet & Greet program where the audience had an opportunity to interact with her, Director Vamshi Paidipalli and AVS group in an open forum.

We were very glad to see former Indian Cricket Captain and present member of Parliament Mohammad Azaruddin taking time from his busy schedule to attend the conference. ATA is very proud that it could attract more than 130 vendors who had exhibit booths at this conference and have provided an opportunity for the attendees to shop to their heart's content.

ATA Board of Trustees expressed their heartfelt gratitude to all performers, organizers, donors, vendors and attendees from all across the globe making the conference a huge success.

They also expressed their appreciation for the management of Georgia World Congress Center for providing this facility and also for their cooperation during the entire event.

ATA Board of Trustees also expressed their sincere thanks to each one of the hundreds of volunteers from Metro Atlanta Telugu community who joined various conference committees and toiled hard for past 18 months to make this conference successful.

ATA conveyed special thanks to Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta (TAMA) for being the co-host and Greater Atlanta Telugu Association (GATA) for being the co-sponsor of the conference and for all the support given.

ATA also conveyed a special thanks to TV5, TNEWS, NTV, SAKSHI, GEMINI, TV9, ETV and print media Namasthe Andhra, Eenadu, India Tribune, India Abroad, and Telugu People for being present at the conference and other media for unprecedented coverage during the conference.




 
News Posted: 11 July, 2012
 
Be first to comment on this News / Article!


 

Headline News
Leaders join in TDP from Seema
Prof. Rahamatullah as VC of SK University
Pocharam Srinivas to be new Speaker
Citizens Need Access to Information, VP
114 Telangana MLAs take oath
YCP slams TDP Comments as Irresponsible
Green Cover on both sides of ORR
YCP says no Tie-Up with any Party
Congress MLAs ask Rahul to pick CLP leader
CLP to elect new leader today
Three TRS rebel MLCs disqualified
KTR meets Jagan for justice for Telugu States
Mumtaz Khan takes oath as Pro-tem Speaker
Prohibitory orders around Assembly
MET Dept issues fog alert for Telangana
More Headline News...
Entertainment
Upcoming: Oorantha Anukuntunnaru
George Reddy biopic soon by Jeevan
F2 emerged as Winner in the Sankranthi Race
Vinaya Vidheya Rama Today
Kathanayakudu Special Screening for NTR Family
NTR Kathanayakudu - Journey Video
N.T.R. Kathanayakudu Overseas Today
Ashrita as YS Vijayamma in Yatra
Heartbreak Song from Mr Majnu
Manikarnika Releasing Jan 25th
More Entertainment...
Crime News
Action assured in Kamatipura Rape Case
Four persons commit suicide
Banker injured in firing
Rs 2K fake notes seized, six arrested
Two convicts escape from Warangal prison
'Humiliation' drives two women to suicide
Student drowns in Kapra Lake
Man found murdered in Shamshabad
One killed in hit and run case
8-year-old girl brutally murdered
More Crime News...
Special Stories
Forest Dept rescues Birds during Sankranti
Long-term solutions needed for Farming, VP
10 Promoted as ASIs in Hyderabad
SCR officials Monitoring Sankranthi rush
Ticket Checking goes Hi-Tech on SCR
Rangoli Competitions by Exhibition Society
Mahabubnagar-Munirabad: Pathway to Development
Tourism got boost after Telangana formation
Develop Managerial Intuition to Overcome Challenges
Top priority to Energy Conservation in Railways
More Special Stories...
 
Business
Araku Aroma Cafe in Hyderabad
BDL to supply Anti-tank Guided Missiles
Edelweiss Introduced Health 241
Srei ties up with Norwegian Finance
French National Railways Chief visits HMRL
CIE Incubator at IIIT-H Opened Applications
Microsoft Surface Go Launches in India
Industrialist Sidda Venkat Rao passes away
SCR GM conducts inspection of Guntur Division
Coffee Day Introduces Season's Menu
More Business...
Sports
MANUU cricket team beats HCU
Rahul Gandhi congratulates P.V. Sindhu
Sports should be Part of Education: VP
Karna Kadur, Nikhil Pai clinch Coffee Day India Rally title
India beats China 2-1, wins Asian Trophy
Sindhu enters final, assured a medal
30th Sailing Championship from July 15
Pratyusha crowned with International Title
First match: Reigning Champs KKR to face Mumbai
Kishan Reddy congratulates Saina
More Sports...
Devotion
TTD Chairman, EO Greeted Pilgrims
Ayyappa Mandala Puja ends Jan 14th
Annamayya CD Released
CJ of AP High Court visits Tirumala
Padi Puja and Pongal at Sai Pariwar
Vaikunta Ekadasi in Bharatiya Temple
Arjita Sevas cancelled on Vaikuntha Ekadasi
Srivari temple got 10 Copper Hundis
All Arrangements for Vaikunta Ekadasi
Haj application last date extended
More Devotion...
NRI News
Meet Times Teen Kavya Kopparapu on 14th
Canada Sankranthi Sambaralu Today
NJTA Sankranthi Sambaralu on 19th
SARC launch event in Edison, NJ
Anusha Kondiparti to enter Politics
TFAS Sankranthi on January 27th
TANA Science Speech Olympiad
Annadanam on Vaikuntha Ekadasi at Bridgewater Temple
ATA-Telangana Congratulates KCR
TFAS Sankranthi Celebrations on Jan 27th
More NRI News News...



 
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Get the best Results!
Reach potential customers thru TeluguPeople.com, advertise with us!!
Beauty and Skin Care
For all your favorite branded products of Beauty, Skin Care, Perfumes, Makeup and more!
College Admissions in USA
Guaranteed Admissions or Processing Fee will be refunded. At USAdmissions.com
EducationAndhra.com
One-stop Destination for Information on Educational Resources related to Andhra Pradesh
News
Headline News
Cinema News
Business
Special Stories
Devotion
NRI News
Social Media
Facebook
Movie Gallery
Devotional Gallery
Twitter
Photo Galleries
News Gallery
Cinema Gallery
Beauty Gallery
Fashion Gallery
Sports Gallery
Travel Gallery
Devotion
Classifieds
Jobs
Real Estate
Automobile
Personals

Search TeluguPeople.com

(C) 2000-2019 TeluguPeople.com, All Rights Reserved.