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Saaral 2019

Saaral 2019

Chabot College Auditorium
25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545

CIF rocked this year also with a grand musical extravaganza Tamil light music concert Saaral. Popular music director and actor G.V. Prakash participated in this year’s event and enthralled the audience by singing his popular hits.

The event was a success with a huge turnout. Everyone stayed until the end of the show and enjoyed their favorite hit songs of G.V. Prakash. We thank our sponsors, volunteers and the audience for making this event a success. We thank the audience for donating generously. The funds raised from this event will go to establishing Cancer Screening Centers in Thiruvannamalai.

Kitchen Khiladi 2019

KK 2019
Centerville Junior High
37720 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, CA 94536

CIF’s Kitchen Khiladi event reached 11th year! Both Adults and Kids cooking competitions were held. There were also dance competitions and talent show.

All the participants rocked. The entire audience was amazed at the talents in both cooking and dancing on the display! Check out the winners of the competitions and also the photo album.

Following are the top 3 winners of Kitchen Khiladi 2019 Adult Cooking Competitions!

Place Team Name Participants’ Names
First Settu Samayal Alagammai Al, Nacha Subramanian, Al Laxman
Second Shridula Santhana Lakshmi, Srikanth Ravindran, Sridula Srikanth
Third Prakrithi Niranjani, Rashmi, Preethi

Here are the results of Kids’ Cooking Competition (Age 5-10)

First Srijith Abhyuday
Second Kamalesh Arvind Kumar
Third Bhavishya Thirumalesh & Renushree Mandala

Here are the results of Kids’ Cooking Competition (Age 11-15)

First Shaanvi Mahesh
Second Aditya Padinjarel
Third Dhanya Sri Anantha Prakash

Here are the results of Kids’ Dance Competition (Age 5-10)

Winners Sairam Dance Group (Ridhima Kapoor, Ishanvi Verma, Ashvi Verma)
Runners up Dazzling Girls (Deeksha Bharath, Parnithaa Sureshchandar, Darshika PraveenKumar, Shirka Balasubramanian, Sai Sandilya)

Here are the results of Kids’ Dance Competition (Age 11-15)

Winners Dancing Divas (Rachel Leanus, Michelle Maria Vaiz, Pritika Premkumar, Pranita Rajaa)

Congratulations to all the winners!

Adayar Institute Opens Bone Bank

Adayar Institute Opens Bone Bank

With the establishment of a bone bank, Cancer Institute has applied for licence with the Directorate of Medical and Rural Health Services, Government of Tamil Nadu to harvest bones from brain-dead donors.

The bank will benefit at least 40 to 50 patients every year at the Cancer Institute, according to Chandra Kumar K, assistant professor (orthopaedic oncology), Department of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Institute. It has been set up with funds from the Rotary Club of Madras Central through the Rotary International Global Grant.

Read more in The Hindu.

Cure Cancer League 2019

Cure Cancer League 2019
Mission San Jose Soccer Field
41717 Palm Ave
Fremont, CA 94539

CIF conducted its first ever Cure Cancer League – Volleyball and Throw Ball competition. More than 35 teams participated in the tournament. Volleyball tournament was divided into Professional, Advanced, Beginner and Youth categories. Co-ed teams also participated. Even though this was the first time holding such a tournament it was a grand success. All the players appreciated the efforts put in by CIF volunteers and were very appreciative.

We thank the players, volunteers and sponsors for supporting a good cause. The money raised from this event will be used to fund Cancer Screening Center in Thiruvannamalai.

Please checkout some of the photos from the event.

YGee’s “3ji”

YGee's "3ji"
Evergreen School Auditorium
3300 Quimby Road
San Jose, CA 95148

Tamil Cinema and TV fame Y.Gee. Mahendra staged his latest play “3ji” with supporting artists from Chicago. This is one of his hit Tamil comedy plays which has received rave reviews both in Tamil Nadu and abroad.

We thank Y.Gee, the actors, sponsors and the patrons for supporting a good cause. The money raised from this event will be used to fund Cancer Screening Center in Thiruvannamalai.