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…