Namaskara Kannada Bhandavare,
This is Cordial Invitation for the Deepavali  Habba and Kannada Rajyothsava Celebrations by Sangeetha Kannad Koota. Please come with your family and friends to enjoy the evening full of entertaining cultural programs followed by dinner.

Members and All kids 10 and under - $8 (Dinner, Entry is free)
Non Members - $15 (Dinner + Entry)
Tickets can be purchased at the event (Please accept the Evite earlier and give us the count)

To participate in cultural activities, please contact Prashant Joshi - 
An Evite has been sent out to all the Kannada Koota members, please respond to the Evite at your earliest.
If you have any questions or if you have not received the evite and wish to attend the event please send an email to 
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Thank you all for your support !
SKK Committee.

Hello Kannada Bandhavare,

Thank you all for coming to Mr Krishne Gowda's Program and Picnic.We hope you all enjoyed it.
Once again SKK Committee would like to express our regrets for any inconveniences that may have been caused due to the cancellation of Mr Krishne Gowda's Haasya Sanje on 7th and merging it with Picnic on July 8th. Thanks for your cooperation and understanding.

We had a great turnout!..there were about 300+ people who attended the event.
Thanks to all the volunteers who brought the food, helped with other tasks at the event. It turned out to be a very successful event only because of your help and cooperation.
We need your continued  support and participation!

Thanks again,
SKK Committee.

Hello Kannada Bhandavare,
Mr Krishne Gowda flight got further delayed and he will not be in town on time to proceed with this event tonight.
Hence Haasya Sanje event on 7th is cancelled and merged with Summer picnic on 8th event details below.
Please note the change in time ..we plan to start the picnic at 10 AM and have Mr Krishne Gowda's Program between 11 AM and 12 noon.
For those who were planing on attending Haasya Sanje event today and have not accepted the Picnic evite on 8th and would like to or able to meet Mr Krishne Gowda, please accept the Picnic evite thank you for understanding.
We are extremely sorry for any inconveniences this may have caused.
Thank you very much for your cooperation and understanding.

Sangeetha Kannada Koota would like to Invite you all to..

Haasya Sanje with Professor Krishne Gowda on Friday,
July 7th 2017 at Hindu Temple of Minnesota


Summer picnic on Saturday, July 8th 2017 at 
Hyland Park, Bloomington MN.

We have sent out two separate evites to these events.
Please respond at your earliest convenience. We need your
cooperation and participation.

If you have not received the evites for these events please 
send an email to

Details of these two events below...

Haasya Sanje with Professor Krishne Gowda!

Date & Time: Friday July 7th from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hindu Temple of Minnesota
10530 Troy Lane North
Maplegrove, MN 55311

SKK Members -  Free
Non Members - Individuals/Family - $10
There will be no Dinner but Complimentary refreshments will be provided by SKK.

Prof Krishne Gowda requires no introduction. He has been entertaining Kannadigas for decades with his wit,humor and authority on kannada language. He is well known for his programs - "Harate" on Udaya TV and many other comedy programs on other Kannada channels.


Sangeetha Kannada Koota Summer Picnic!


SKK summer picnic is the time for Minnesota Kannadigas to come together and celebrate the summer time with family and friends. If you have friends who are new in town, please bring them along.

The event will feature fun games for kids and adults. Picnic lunch will be provided by SKK volunteers.

Please come and enjoy this great Minnesota Kannadigas get together.

How to attend these events:

If you are already a SKK Yahoo Groups member: Please respond to the evites sent out.

If you are not a member yet and would like to attend the event send an email to
To subscribe to SKK news letters and get invited to SKK events/Evite, please subscribe to SKK Yahoo Groups @

Thank you,
SKK Committee.

Hello All,

Minnesota Sangeetha Kannada Koota Cordially invites you all to the Ugadi Habba 2017 Celebrations!
“Sangeetha Sanje”
A musical night by Smt Manjula Gururaj & Sri Badri Prasad 
along with other cultural programs.

Artists in brief...
Smt Manjula Gururaj
Smt Manjula Gururaj (Kannada: ಮಂಜುಳಾ ಗುರುರಾಜ್) is an Indian female playback singer and a voice-over artist who has primarily worked in Kannada feature films. She has, to her credit, many thousands of songs for successful soundtracks and many hundreds of Kannada light music songs. She is a recipient of Karnataka State Film Awards for her contribution in film songs and considered one of the most prominent playback singers during the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s.

Here are few of her performance videos

Sri Badri Prasad

Sri Badari Prasad is an Indian playback singer and film actor. Although he is popularly known for his works in Kannada films, he has recorded his voice for over 300 films including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Konkani and many other regional languages. Making his mainstream debut in the film ALIYA ALLA MAGALA GANDA, he has sung for many devotional albums, theme albums and commercials in a career spanning over almost two decades.

Here are few of his performance videos

Date: Saturday, April 8th 2017 
4:30 to 5:30 PM - Social hour, Snacks, Pooja
Program starts at sharp 5:30 PM
"Please arrive on time and take your seats by 5:15 PM Thank you."
Dinner: 8 PM 
Venue:Hindu Mandir Auditorium
10530 Troy Ln N, Maple Grove, MN 55311

Members - $15(Dinner included)
Non Members - $20(Dinner included)
Kids 12 & under: Entry Free, Dinner - $5
Annual membership - Annual membership like every other year is $50 per year for family and $25 for individuals.
Any contributions to SKK is tax free, so all annual membership fees will be tax free.

We can only make this event successful with your help, cooperation and active participation!
With Warm Regards,
SKK Committee - 2017