ನ್ಯೂ ಇಂಗ್ಲೆಂಡ್ ಕನ್ನಡ ಕೂಟ - New England Kannada Koota
NEKK celebrated Children's Day/Kannada Rajyothsava/Deepavali on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Keefe Technical School, 750 Winter Street, Framingham, MA 01702.
NEKK celebrated Sri Ganesha Habba 2010 on Saturday, SEP 18th, 2010 at Keefe Tech School, Framingham, MA.
NEKK celebrated 2010 Annual Picnic on Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at Pomps Pond / Recreation Park, Andover, MA from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The picnic was attended by over 80 enthusiastic members.
NEKK Celebrated Ugadi Habba on Saturday, the 16th April, 2011 at KeefeTech Auditorium, Framingham, MA.
Raju Malapati, Secretary NEKK
The annual Ugadi celebration by New England Kannada Koota was a delightful potpourri of dance, music and drama. Over 275 adults and 130 kids from Kannada community living in NE area assembled at Keefe Tech School on Saturday, APR 16th to greet Hindu new year, "Kara Nama", in grand style and rhythm. More than 75 enthusiastic local artists performed on the stage.
The program started with Invocation by Rekha Nagaraj and followed by Bharatanatyam dance by Sahana from Bangalore, who is vacationing in Boston currently.
NEKK and NEHTI-YCEP jointly celebrated Sri. Purandara Dasa Aradhana, On Sunday, the 13th February, 2011 at 8:30 AM,At Sri Lakshmi Temple, Ashland, MA.
Hema Gopalan, a freelance writer
The Sri Purandara Dasa day celebration held at the New England Hindu Temple (NEHTI), Ashland, MA organized by Mandaara, New England Kannda Koota (NEKK) on Feb 13th 2011, was a musical treat for all those who attended. The celebration of this great poet and carnatic music vidvaan was brought to life in the rendering of songs and playing of musical instruments by children ranging from 5-15 years of age and adults alike. The day started off with the colorful confluence of women in brightly colored saris and men in their finest kurtas and children in traditional pavadais and lehengas.