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TASC is hosting a seminar on Immigration and Tax in association with Chugh Firm, a full-service Law and CPA firm based in Los Angeles, to address concerns on present confused state of travel and immigration policies and to educate on Tax planning.


Immigration: Recent changes in immigration rules & Proposed Executive Orders on Visa bills

Tax: Recent changes in tax rules / Important information for tax filers

Date: Sat, Feb- 18 from 4 PM.
Location: Sanatan Dharma Temple, 15311 Pioneer Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650

It’s a FREE event and open to all So Cal Telugu members but RSVP is recommended.

Send your questions in advance to [email protected]  (Immigration related)
[email protected] ( Tax related)

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TASC Grand Finale of 2016 Diwali Cultural Event
TASC EC is excited to announce TASC Grand Finale of 2016 “Diwali Cultural Event” will be on Saturday, 12th November 2016 from 5 pm.
Date: Saturday, 12th Nov 2016 from 5PM
Address: Centinela Valley Performing Arts Theater,
14901 South Inglewood Avenue, Lawndale, CA 90260
Artists for Diwali event:
Regina Cassandra (Tollywood Actress)
Lasya (Most Popular Anchor)
Revanth (Tollywood Singer & Bahubali movie fame)
Damini (Tollywood Singer & Bahubal movie fame)
 (* Due to huge response, slots in cultural participation is closed)

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TASC Volleyball Tournament and Family Picnic
Open to all, lunch provided, fun activities for entire family, cheer for your favorite Volleyball team
Date: Saturday, 15th october, 2016 (Volleyball Tournament from 8AM, Picnic from 11AM)
Address: Mason Park, 18712 University Dr., Irvine 92612


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Telugu Association of Southern California (TASC) proudly presented its biggest bonanza event of the year – TASC Star Nite on July 16th at Marsee Auditorium, Los Angeles, California. TASC continues its 45 years celebrations in a mega scale with an exuberant star studded Star Nite event. More than 1900 people attended this rocking show in spite of hot summer weather and holiday season.
Event started with traditional Jyothi Prajwalana(lamp lighting) by the TASC President Bayapa Reddy and rest of the Executive members. Event kick started with an awesome traditional kuchipudi dance by Niharika Pendekanti team. It was followed by some great singing by Sumangali, sai silpa and Krishna Chaitanya.
Energetic dances by Bhavya Sri, Rachana Maurya, Prabhakar and Chandini really thrilled the audience. Folk Songs and Poems explaining the greatness of Telugu language, culture, temples and food was by the legendary Goreti Venkanna garu and young writer karthik was the real highlight of the show. He showed the purity and the sweetness of the Telugu language.
Telugu Pop queen Smita enthralled the audience with her sizzling songs like Kiliki, Evaraina choosintara…
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Anchoring by Racha Ramullama added special attraction and carried the entire show in a fun filled way with her good timing and accent.
Event also showcased some delightful rocking performances by the local talent and choreographed by Navin and Prasoona. TASC continues support and provide a platform to showcase the local talent.

Telangana special dinner by Dosa Place with Ankapur chicken, Bagara rice, Bagara Baingan and Vellanki Mysorepak… was served along with other items during the dinner and was liked by everyone.


During the event TASC team felicitated Dr. Prem Reddy garu, E. Ravinder Reddy MLA garu, TATA President Jhansi Reddy garu, Dr. Jeereddy Prasad garu, Venku Reddy garu, Kumar Koneru garu and all the artists who performed in the event. Dr. Prem Reddy garu stressed the importance of all the organizations to work in unity and congratulated the TASC 2016 team for pulling off such a spectacular Starnite show.
TASC President Bayapa Reddy thanked the Executive Committee(Butchi Reddy, Rajendhar Gujjula, Ram Koditala, Mallik Bonthu), volunteers, artists, and donors for making this event a grand successful event. He promised many more such events for the rest of the 2016.

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TASC Star Night 16th July 2016 – Get ready for biggest event of the year in Southern California.


TASC Star Night on 16th July 2016 at Marsee Auditorium, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90506. COme& Enjoy unlimited music, dance & entertainment by your favourite T0llywood & TV starts, singer & comedians. Telangana special dinner served from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM


TASC Star Night 16th July 2016

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Telugu Association of Southern California (TASC) conducted the Women’s throw ball tournament on Saturday April 30th at Mason Regional Park in Irvine city of Los Angeles, California. Women are the backbone of our society and this tournament is a tribute to all the Indian Women. TASC over the past 45 has been conducting various cultural and sports events but this throw ball event is dedicated exclusively for the Women to honor their hard work and respect their contributions.


On a beautiful Saturday with typical California weather at perfect 72F the Mason park was witness to some real competitive, intense throw ball matches by some of the best, tough and gritty Telugu women. 10 teams from all over southern California participated in this tournament and these hard fought matches were witnessed by nearly 450 people.  These matches sparked the inner passion, fire and never give up attitude as their kids, family members and friends were cheering for them. Every match was down to the wire with drama and tension. There were slogans, cheers, claps for every point and every match. Great team work and comradery were displayed by all the teams.

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The 10 participating teams were divided into 2 groups. The top 2 winning teams from each group advanced to the semi-final.  Torrance Tycoons won this tournament. Congratulations to both Winners and Runners up.

Irvine Mirchi won the match (Vs) Fullerton Lagaan
Torrance Tycoons won the match (Vs) Valley Strikers

Torrance Tycoons (Vs) Irvine Mirchi (8-15, 15-11, 15-9)

The day also witnessed some fierce Kabaddi by the men. As you all know Kabaddi is the favorite Indian sport and is very popular even at the village level.  In an effort to introduce this sport, TASC conducted his Kabaddi game first time in USA. It was good to see the huge participate in Kabaddi with such sporting spirit.
Overall both the throw ball and kabaddi tournaments conducted by TASC are a resounding success. Everyone attending the event had lot of fun and thanked TASC for conducting such a wonderful sports event.  A delicious breakfast and lunch was served by Dosa Place.


TASC President Bayapa Reddy Dadem and Executive Committee thanked all the TASC members and donors for their continued support. He thanked all the volunteers for their effort in conducting this fantastic and successful sports tournament. He promised deliver many more such events in this year.



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Telugu Association of Southern California(TASC) conducted “Sri Durmukhi Nama Samvatsara” Ugadi celebrations in a very festive atmosphere on Saturday April 9th 2016 at the Jordan High School Auditorium, Long Beach, CA.

They say that “Fortune favors the bold” but “Luck favors the prepared and dedicated team“. In spite of inclement weather conditions, rainy days, blockbuster movie releases nothing could stop the TASC loyal members from attending the Ugadi event

Festivities started on time at 6:30PM with lamp lighting ceremony by the Executive committee Bayapa Reddy Dadem (President), Butchi Reddy Yalamuri (Secretary), Rajendhar Gujjula (Treasurer), Ram Koditala (President-Elect) and Mallik Bonthu (Past President).
Ugadi Sambaralu Highlights
  • Absolutely house full with more than 1600 people witnessing the “Ugadi Sambaralu” festivities
  • The entire venue had a village like atmosphere with Mamidi Toranalu and Cheruku Gadalu
  • Rayalaseema Special Raagi SangatiPootharekulu, Ugadi Pachadi, Panakamu and Vadapappu
  • More than 150 participants from all over SoCal performed.
  • Variety of Traditional, Devotional, Tollywood based performances by kids, teenagers and adults
  • Anchoring by Syamala and Raghu Vemula provided a glamorous glitz to the event
  • Sensational singing by Suchitra and Dhanunjay entertained the audience with some foot tapping numbers
  • All the kids and adults had a blast and were dancing on the stage along with the singers.
  • Leaders from all Telugu associations attended the event
The real highlight of the evening was the “Raagi Sangati” dish provided during dinner. First time ever this Rayalaseema delicacy was served in a TASC event and everyone just loved it. Special thanks to Vishnu Catering for preparing such a wonderful Raagi Sangati. A very delicious Telugu meal along with special Pootharekulu was served by Dosa Place.
TASC Ugadi event received great support from various local and national organizations. Their participation and attendance provided great encouragement to the team.
TASC President Bayapa Reddy Dadem thanked all past presidents and executive committee members for their outstanding service to this 45 years old organization. He thanked his team and volunteers for all their hard work and hosting such a fantastic event. He also thanked all the audience for coming out in such a large number and making it a super grand successful Ugadi event. He requested everyone to participate in all the upcoming events of TASC, including Women’s Throwball event on April 30th, 2016.
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This year’s team is working tirelessly to strengthen the TASC base in various parts of southern California.
TASC executive committee thanked Great Grand Sponsor Dr.Prem Reddy,  Platinum sponsors Dr.Srinivas Nakka and Pati Domodhar Reddy, Gold Donors Dharma Reddy Gummadi, Mohan Mallam, Mallik Banda,  Laxman Koka, Kanthi & Jayadev Appannagari, Kishore Kantamaneni, Ravi Alapati, Veeraiah Chundu, Sreekanth Komati Reddy, Prasad Papudesi, Vardhan Nadadur, Murali Reddy, Jaipal Reddy, Radha Sharma, Subba Gopavarapu and Mallik Reddy Bonthu, Silver Donors Venkat Alapati, Hari Katragadda, Chandu Nangineni, Madhu Bodapati, Hari Konka, Ram Yalamanchili, Kishore Garikapati, Giri Kalluri, Ajay Chava, Ravi Kotnani and Koti Reddy Kondu and other corporate sponsors for their financial support. Team also thanked media partners LA Telugu, Telugu Community News, GreatAndhra, IDream and NTV.
Special thanks to volunteers: Praveen Alla, Venkat Kanchrakuntla, Jaipal Reddy, Suvarsha Kamarsu, Vasu Mallidi, Venu Tamirisa, Koti Kondu, Radha Krishna Deevi, Shobha Kalvakota, Srinivasa Rao Sunkara, Rama Mohan Varanasi, Veera Babu Ambati, Ramakrishna Seelam, Kishore Dharanikota, Ramesh Sanniboyina, Rao Kalvakota, Sasi Kumar (Vasu), Seetha Kowluri, Guru Konka, Praveen Deevi, Krishna Vangaveeti, Mahesh Nukala, Prasad Rani, Shiva Kotha, Sitarami Pamireddy, Srinivas Rani, Venkat Kothamasu, Venkat Peyyala, Vijay Kuppili, Yadunandana Reddy Vazrala

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Super Singers Suchitra & Dhanunjay, Anchors Syamala & Raghu are going to mesmerize you with latest songs and game shows along with our local performances.

* Ugadi Pachadi: Ugadi Pachadi for all participants
* First time: Singers Suchitra and Dhanunjay are coming to LA
* Suchitra – Has 100% track record of super hit songs from movies Pokiri to Srimanthudu
* Syamala: Most beautiful anchor of Tollywood is joining us
* Dhanunjay – The best performer of Super Singers 9 is joining with Suchitra
* Rayala Seema special “Raagi Sangati” will be served in dinner
* Auditorium: in Long Beach, it is centrally located for easy commute
* Best Execution Team: We never had sound system issues and thoroughly verified for best sound quality
* Local Performances: Well trained and practiced local performances
* Vendor Stalls: We will have several stalls for your shopping


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Telugu Association of Southern California conducted first ever quiz for kids. TASC feels that this is the best way to bring awareness among kids about Telugu language and Telugu Culture. The more the kids experience these types of cultural activities the more they will be drawn towards our language.

Quiz was conducted on Saturday February 27th in 6 different locations across Southern California, huge response from all over So.Cal. including Bay Area. Winners will be announced during the April 9th TASC-Ugadi event. Parents appreciated the TASC team for this very unique idea of quiz and requested them to make it a recurring event every year.

TASC team feels very happy for such a good response and draws motivation to conduct even more fun filled activities for kids. TASC is happy to inform you that 50% participants scored more than 20 out of 25 questions, thanks to all the kids, parents and volunteers for making this a very successful event.


TASC Quiz on Feb 27th was well received by kids & parents

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Telugu Association of Southern California presents “Quiz for Kids” – First time in USA an unique quiz program for kids to help developing awareness about our Culture, Telugu language, Telugu States and Telugu Cinema.

Quiz Date: Saturday, 27th February 2016

Quiz Locations: Irvine, Cerritos, Torrance, Foot Hills, Burbank, Simi Valley

Model Questions:

1. http://www.mana-tasc.org/quiz-set1-details.html

2. http://www.mana-tasc.org/quiz-set2-details.html

Enroll you kids:http://enrollment.mana-tasc.org/QuizEnrollment.aspx

TASC – Quiz for Kids