16th EMA Annual Social Gathering 2017 held at Kent

The Annual General Meeting and Social Gathering 2017 of the European Manipur Association (EMA) was recently held from 26th to 28th August at Coldblow Farm in the historic county of Kent, also known as the ‘Garden of England’ renowned for its rural beauty. Many people of Manipuri Diaspora who are currently living in Europe attended the Annual Social Gathering, which is usually one of the most significant yearly event of EMA to come together on a common platform and share a memorable weekend of discussion of current affairs, cultural activities, savour traditional dishes and creating a sense of togetherness. The gathering started on the…

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…

12th EMA Annual Social Gathering and General Body Meeting at Worcester, Birmingham , UK

Worcester, UK, 29th May, 2013 A two day annual convention of the European Manipuri Association (EMA), Annual Social Gathering and General Body Meeting has just concluded on 27th May 2013. The convention began from the evening of the 25th at the Highball Country Centre which is an attractive Victorian building at Worcester, near Birmingham. This is one of the most scenic holiday sites in the midlands of England, United Kingdom, very popular for walkers and rock climbers. Like every year members and friends of European…

Ningol Chakkouba Celebration 2012 at London

Office of the European Manipuri Association (EMA), UK Dated 26th November 2012 Ningol Chakkouba Celebration 2012 at London   London: Upholding the culture and tradition of Manipur, the Pibas’ of European Manipuri Association (EMA) organised this year’s Ningol Chakkauba on 24th November 2012 at East Ham, London. Like every year, the traditional feast was attended by Ningols of various ethnic communities of Manipur residing in different parts of Europe. It’s also one of the rare occasions where people from Manipur residing in Europe come together…

11th EMA Annual Social Gathering 02nd to 04th June 2012 – Peak District, Derbyshire, England

PRESS RELEASE —————————- 18th June, 2012 European Manipuri Association (EMA) London, United Kingdom Website: ema-europe.org Email: contact(at)ema-europe(dot)org EMA held its 11th EMA Annual Social Gathering from 02nd to 04th June, 2012   London, UK: The Annual General Meeting and Social Gathering of the European Manipur Association (EMA) was recently held from the 02th to 04th of June at Heather sage , a picturesque village in Peak District, Derbyshire. It’s one of the most scenic holiday sites in the midlands of England, United Kingdom, very popular for walkers…

EMA’s reflection on the recent bomb blast at Imphal

06-Dec-2011, London: The European Manipuri Association is shocked and concerned with the recent bomb blast at Hapta Kangjeibung, Imphal, a congested public area, killing an innocent rickshaw driver and injuring civilians on the fate full day of 30th Nov 2011. EMA members are also anguished and deeply concerned at the lethargic and poor response from the emergency service to such an unfortunate incident. The manner, in which a grievously injured, nearly dead victim was handled by the security and the rescue team, choosing to question…