CHANDANA KANNADA SANGHA
Home of the Kansas City Kannada Association
Chandana Kannada Sangha (CKS) is an official non-profit organization for Kannadigas living in Kansas City and surrounding areas. Kannada is the official language of the State of Karnataka - one of the four states of Southern India. The purpose of this organization is to provide an opportunity for Kannada speaking immigrants from India to promote and preserve Kannada language and culture in North America.
CHANDANA KANNADA SANGHA AT A GLANCE
Chandana Kannada Sangha (CKS) is a cultural non-profit organization that serves to promote cultural and social activities of Kannadigas in the Kansas City Metro Area. It has always been very active in organizing social events. Chandana Kannada Sangha events always provide an opportunity for Kannadigas (and their family and friends) to interact with other Kannadigas and their friends and enjoy delicious authentic home-made food. Chandana Kannada Sangha events, thus are an occasion to present/exhibit inherent talents of Kannadigas. Most importantly, Chandana Kannada Sangha provides a forum where the children of Kannadigas are able to imbibe the culture of Kannadigas, so that their ties to their motherland are intact even though they are living so far away from relatives and other family members.
CULTURAL AND EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Chandana Kannada Sangha organizes various cultural events throughout the year for festivals such as Shankranthi, Ugadi, Deepavali etc.
KANNADA LANGUAGE COACHING
Chandana Kannada Sangha team members also volunteer to teach our Native language, Kannada, to anyone interested in learning the language and our culture.
ORGANIZE PICNICS AND OTHER EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Chandana Kannada Sangha also organizes Picnics, Halloween parties etc., and Youth Committee members organize a Senior Sendoff party every year for all the members graduating High School that year.