15th EMA Annual Social Gathering 2016 Winchester,UK

Annual EMA Social gathering 2016 just concluded on 29th May 2016 after a 3-day event held at Maxwell Activity Centre Winchester, Hampshire once again with all the Manipuri diaspora from UK and Europe. Yet again, the children made the event ever so special. Their arts and crafts show was highly appreciable and their fashion show was the highlight of it all. Well done to the talented kids. Food was great too with all the mouth watering traditional manipuri dishes. “Arangfam committee” needs a special mention…

Annual Social Gathering 2016 Announcement

On behalf of EMA committee, I am happy to announce that the EMA Annual gathering 2016 has been scheduled from 27th – 29th May and we are going South West this time. Yes, we have just booked a fantastic place in picturesque Winchester called Marwell Activity Centre. The address of the venue is   Marwell Activity Centre Hurst Ln, Owslebury, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1EZ www.marwellactivitycentre.co.uk   Please confirm your attendance to the committe as soon as possible to help us plan the event better. Detailed programme and food menu will be announced soon.…

EMA Ningol Chakouba Celebration 2015

European Manipuri Association (EMA) celebrated Ningol Chakouba on 14th November 2015 at Borstal, Kent in the UK, a day later than in Manipur. It was a hugely successful event with new and existing members gathering from all over Europe. Highlight of the event was the Food and most importantly Ningol Dokhina Thouram. Although the show was stolen by the kids shouting, running and playing around. On the menu were mouth-watering Sareng thongba, Rou ataoba thongba, ooti, chagem pomba, khamen kanghau, thambou sinju, bora and other…

14th EMA Annual Social Gathering 2015 at Worchestershire Birmingham, UK

      The Annual Social Gathering and General Body Meeting for the year 2015 has just been concluded. The three day event which  began on the evening of May the 22nd and concluded in the morning of May the 24th , was held at Hanley Swan, a  beautiful heritage village of English county of Worcestershire. Like every year the gathering was attended by Manipuri Diasporas residing in different parts of Europe, their friends and families.     A delicious treat of BBQ started the…

EMA celebrated Ningol Chakkouba 2014 in Europe

Ningol Chakkouba, the most loved festival of Manipuris, especially among meeteis, signifying age old culture of strong bonds between ningols and pibas in the society of Manipur , was celebrated in England on the 11th of November 2014 at Borstal , Kent, England with many ningols from other parts of Europe participating in the feast. This day is a ningol’s day out when pibas are obliged to invite ‘ningols’ at their place for a ‘chaak’, exchanging gifts and pleasantries apart from sharing many fond memories .This festival strengthens the bond…

13th EMA Annual Social Gathering at Coldblow Farm, Maidstone Kent , UK

Office of the European Manipuri Association(EMA) London, United Kingdom EMA Annual Social Gathering and Convention 2014 has concluded at Kent, UK The Annual Social Gathering and Convention for the year 2014 of the European Manipuri Association has been concluded on 15th June 2014 at Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom.  The gathering started on the evening of 13th June by members arriving at Coldblow farm, situated on top of the Kent Downs in the South East of England. The farm is located in an area of outstanding…

Annual Social Gathering, 2014

  EMA committee is happy to announce the details of the annual social gathering 2014 and would like to invite you all in this social event. The venue is Coldblow Farm, Coldblow Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3LR The event is planned as follows: 1) Arrival on friday evening (after 4pm ) the 13th of June 2014 2) Dispersal on Sunday morning (before 10 am) the 15th of June 2014 Further details of the event would be announced later. As the event starts on Friday…

The European Manipuri Association (EMA) has celebrated ‘NINGOL CHAKKOUBA’ 2013 in London

The association of Manipuri Diasporas in Europe, the European Manipuri Association (EMA), has celebrated the much coveted festival ‘Ningol Chakkouba’ in London at St. Georges ChurchHall Burford Road, East Ham. London, E63NB with around 50 people (including children) attending the festival. 19 among them were ‘Ningols’, a Manipuri word for female siblings. This was by far the biggest ever Ningol Chakkouba EMA has ever organised in Europe. The celebration was adorn more beautifully with the ‘Ningols’ attending in their traditional Meitei /ethnic attires, special ladies…

EMA Ningol Chakkouba 2013

___________________________________________________________________  The European Manipuri Association, United Kingdom Invitation for Ningol Chakkouba 2013 by European Manipuri Association — Date : 26th Oct, 2013 — Dear EMA members, Here comes another good reason for all the Manipuris in Europe to celebrate. EMA committee would like to invite all manipuris living in Europe along with their well wishers for the Ningol Chakkouba celebration. We would be grateful if you can kindly confirm asap as confirming early will help ease the work of the organisers. We suggest a sub committee…