GATA Sankranthi Sambarallu was celebrated with Excitement and Enthusiasm on Feb 15th at Independence High school, Alpharetta GA. Opening the Sankranthi celebrations founder of GATA, Sri Satyanarana T Reddy explained the importance of sankranthi festival and the way it is celebrated by Telugu people back in India. Stage was decorated to reflect village atmosphere and there were lot of cultural items like singing, Dancing, Skit performances by kids, youth and elders. Special Sankranthi conceptual Skit by Gopal and Aparna Turaga was the highlight of the Event. Class and Melody Medley performed by local Atlanta Singers, Ram Durvasula, Srinivas Durgam,Gopal Turaga, Janardhan Pannila, Usha Mocharla, Bhanu Sri and Padma was another attraction of the event.
GATA has also conducted “Muggula potti” for women and “Bhogipallu” and Traditional Dress competition for kids. Mementos were presented to the performers by GATA committee members Prasheel Reddy Gukanti, Shankar Reddy Gandra ,Giresh Meka and Guru Paradarami.
GATA sankranthi celebrations Sponsered by H2 K Info Tech, Sound by DJ Durgam, Lighting by DJ Don, Anchoring done by Sravani Sandeep and Suresh Karothu and food by Mayuri Restaurant.
GATA Thanked Anupama Subbagari for organizing kids competitions and all other volunteers and Judges.