Past Events

Happy Diwali
Telugu Association of South Florida celebrated Diwali on Nov 19th, 2016. It was a grand success. Prominent Telugu singer Ghazal Srinivas entertained audience during the event.

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Date: 07/14/07, Saturday 2 PM-8 PM
No. of Players/Teams: 5
Registration Deadline: 07/01/07
Venue: South County Regional Park, 11200 Park Access Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33498
Entry Fee: $10/TASF Member and $15/Non - TASF Member
Limitations: At Least 3 TASF Members/Team

If any one is interested to play but don't have a team, send us an email and TASF Committee will help you form a team. Snacks and Soft Drinks will be provided at the event. Please note that this is a Co-Ed tournament and both Men and Women are welcome to form teams. Please contact TASF Committee if you have any questions

We welcome Kids and Adults participation for 2007 TASF Chess Tournament. We are planning to conduct the tournament in late July or Early August depending on the Venue Availability. The tournament will be categorized by Age Group.

Interested Kids and Adults can email their entries by 07/01/07 and please include your age along with the names for proper categorization

Telugu New Year celebrations were newer than ever when celebrated as Sarvajith Ugadi Vedukalu by Telugu Association of South Florida. With more than 300 members of the Telugu community attending the event, the celebrations drew a new silhouette. The event started with candle lightning by Sri Krishna Reddy Garu and Smt Mydhili Chalasani Garu.

TASF president Voleti Chakradhar presided the event and thanked the committee and participants for organizing such a marvelous and entertaining event. Meghana Chalasani along with Param Yanamandra and Sarita Ramayanam EMCEED the event. Brilliantly choreographed classical dances and charming songs sung with incredible interest by very young kids highlighted the first half of the show, while the amazingly talented father and son duo Sri Prasad and Kaushik Ram Kommaraju from North Carolina endowed lovely film music concert in the second half.

Kaushik Ram rendered few all time hits transporting the audience into a Trance with his mellifluous voice. The recent fast numbers sung by them had kids and adults equally elicit the dancers in them. Local singers Dr Prasad Iragavarapu, Priya and Sarita joined the duo as an added attraction.

The program was an exceptional delight to every Indian music and dance enthusiast. Ms. Smitha Madhav presented Bharathanatyam and Carnatic Music recital with amazing grace and perfection. The audience were absolutely spellbound for the complete length of this program that lasted for well over 4 hours. Sponsored by the Vegeshna Foundation Hyderabad India made the enjoyment more worth while.

TASF is proud to be part of this event brought to us by the efforts of Mr. and Mrs. Ravi Madala and many others. The South Florida Indian community has witnessed a marvelous concert.

The program started with classical dance presented by the students of Siri Nritya dance Academy headed by Rashmi Sridhar followed by Bharathanatyam recital by Ms Smitha Madhav. A DVD presentation about Vegesna foundation was rendered by its trustee, Sri Vamsee Ramaraju Garu. This was followed a melodious carnatic vocal recital by Ms Smitha Madhav. Token of Appreciations were presented to the artists by Dr. Subhashini yelamanchili. The emcee of the night, Dr. Sarita Ramayanam conducted the program with poise. The program concluded with vote of thanks, presented by Sudha Kota.

American Indian Association has celebrated the 59th Indian independence day event on the 20th august. “Three generations with roots in India celebrated that country's 59th year of independence Sunday with music, performances and food” Said a Sun Sentinnel correspondent

This family-oriented event featured a cultural program with a patriotic flavor. The novelty of this event was to bring in various other organizations of the Indian community under one roof to celebrate an integrated event of our nation. Each participating organization exhibited its activities and events at indoor booths to inform and educate the local community.

“We bring to the local community a joint celebration of this historic date in South Florida, and take pride in exhibiting our unified diversity”, says Sabiha (Saja) Khan, President of the South Florida Chapter of AIA.

Telugu Association of South Florida actively participated in the event. Apart from arranging a colorful booth, TASF committee members were present through out the event to provide information. TASF also presented a lovely dance item choreographed by Sarita. Ramayanam and performed by Ramya Reddy, Yashwanth potluri and Veena Karnam.

Also featured was a mini Indian Bazaar, with vendors exhibiting and selling Indian arts, crafts, jewelry and apparel. For the food lovers, local Indian Restaurants offered a mouth-watering selection of delicious Indian cuisine.

At least 2,000 people showed up as dozens of Indian groups staffed booths with information on India's heritage, business and religions.

We are excited to share with everyone that the inaugural 2006 TASF Super Sixes Cricket Championship has been a great success. It attracted over 50 players and spectators from South Florida. The event was held over two weekends and we have a WINNER.

Team Led by Niranjan Reddy from Office Depot won the championship and the team led by Amarnath Kanjerla from Citrix is the runners up.

Overall everyone enjoyed the tournament and suggested having the tournament multiple times a year.

We thank everyone who volunteered and helped the TASF committee to organize and conduct the tournament in true sportsman spirit, especially Parameshwar Yanamandra, Ramesh Jampula, Siva Nuthaki, Chakradhar Pissupati, Venkat Pushpala, Srinivas Kalluri

Sri Krishna Rayabaaram Harikatha by Smt. Jayanthi Savitri Garu was an amazing one of a kind experience. This harikatha entertained all ages equally. Her sense of humor, energy and enormous amount of talent kept the show very invigorating and lively.

Dr Prasad garu presented mementos in appreciation to Smt. Savitri garu and her son Mr. Siva Swaroop, who accompanied the harikatha with his mridanga vadyam. Anand Guda and Balu Pakala were also appreciated for volunteering and making this event happen.

Welcome and thank you for visiting the official website of Telugu Association of South Florida (TASF).

Reshma Thummadi

TASF President