Nammoora Habba @ Panamboor Beach

Nammoora Habba, a variety entertainment programme including environment, music,sports,food will be organized at Panamboor Beach this weekend.The programme is to raise funds for planting of saplings, protection of planted saplings and to raise voice against mercy-less killing of plants.

Date: 17 Apr 2011
Time: 5pm
Entry Free

C Ashwath Bava Namana – Musical extravaganza paying homage to late singer-music director C Ashwath.
Nammoora Nage Habba – Comics by Hasyotsava (Prof.Krishna Gowde & team)
Beach Volleyball for men (9 AM)
Malnad Food Festival – celebrating dishes of malnad region
Vanamahotsava -Plants, Saplings

Hog 2011 – Food Festival

Srinivas College of Hotel Management and Vijayalakshmi Institute of Hospitality sciences present

HOG 2011 – Indian Food Festival

* Buffet Service
* Restaurant-like ambience
* Unlimited Entertainment
* Games counter
* Live barbecue, pastries, chat, mocktail counters

Date: 26th March
Time: 6.30 PM Onwards
Venue: Srinivas campus, Pandeshwar (From Hampankatta junction/nehru maidan, keep going straight on that
Chill out at just 99/-
Contact: 9632867352/9739867587

Beach Carnival @ Panambur Beach

For the First time in Mangalore Titans and Shifting scales Presents-The Beach Carnival!
48 hours of non stop fun and events for everyone!
A not to miss 2 day event including war of the DJs, Battle of the bands, games for all, stunt mania and A performance by FREEWAY 69!

Date: 26,27 March
FROM 9 A.M – 10. 30 P.M

Event website:

For details on the events contact –
Ultimate rider: -Shihaz- 9964131313
On 27th March 9AM onwards

War of Djs: Borris- 9620772882
On 27 March 4PM Onwards

Battle of the Bands: Austyn- 8867842122
26th March 4PM Onwards

Live Performance by Freeway 69
On 26th March 7PM Onwards

Also includes: Food Fest, Kite Fest

Beach Carnival entry at Rs.30/- only
Battle of the Bands and War of DJ’s each at Rs. 100/- only.
For discounted early-bird passes contact the numbers give above.

Circus in town

The Great Bombay Circus has come to Mangalore town. Starting this friday, Mangaloreans can enjoy the show.

Venue:Karavali Exhibition grounds,Mangalore
Date: 18 March onwards
Timings: 1PM, 4PM, 7PM
Ticket Rates: Rs.40/-, Rs.70/-, Rs.100/-Rs.150/-
For Advance booking Rs.150/: Mob:8951853703/8880020513 (9a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Chinese Roller Act,Cube Pyramid Juggling,Russian Palotna Acrobatics, Chinese Candle Balance,American Limping Board,Russian Spider Ring Act,Vertical Swinging Acrobat,Russian Devil Clown Act, High Wheel Cycle Skipping Act and Pocket Cycle, Russian Clown Skipping Act, Elephant Cricket etc will be the highlights of the 2.5 hour long show.

Note: The above photo is not from this circus.

Lucknowi Food Festival @ Ocean Pearl

Lucknowi Food Festival @ Coral Restaurant in Ocean Pearl
(Veg & Non- Veg)
From March 11 onwards
Timings: 12:30 to 3.30 pm and 7pm to 11pm

Awadhi cuisine from Lucknow is similar to those of Central Asia, the Middle East, and Northern India as well. The cuisine consists of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Awadh has been greatly influenced by Mughal cooking techniques, and the cuisine of Lucknow bears similarities to those of Kashmir, Punjab and Hyderabad; and the city is famous for its Nawabi foods.The bawarchis and rakabdars of Awadh gave birth to the dum style of cooking or the art of cooking over a slow fire, which has become synonymous with Lucknow today.

Jaya-Vijaya Kambala on March 19th

Date: March 19th
Venue: Jeppinamogaru

Jaya-Vijaya Kambala will be held on the banks of Netravati River, under floodlights in Jeppinamogaru.

How to reach: On the highway between Pumpwell and Thokkottu you will find the junction with a lot of flex banners announcing this program. Take the inner road from there.

Program would be inaugurated at 8.30 in the morning and will conclude at 6.30.
8.30 onwards – Sur Sangam troupe presents a musical concert, followed by Filmi Dance show

Maruti Suzuki T20 Cup @ Panambur

Panambur NMPT Grounds would be the venue for the 20-20 match between Chris Cairns Intl XI led by Chris Cairns and DK Cricket Assoc. Mangalore Warriors.

Date: 25th Feb
Venue: NMPT Grounds is near NH-17, on the way from Mangalore to Surathkal, just after Panamboor bus stop, opposite to Indian Oil Service station.

Match will observe all international T20 rules, and the venue will have a carnival atmosphere with performers and DJ music.

Tickets are 100(General Stand) and 500(VIP Stand) and will be sold at the gates of the venue.

Mangalore Auto Expo 2011

Date: 26,27 Feb 2011
Venue: St.Aloysius Loyolla Ground
(Entrance on the curve on KS Rao Road near Utsav hotel/Bishops House/Foto Flash studio)

Event will cover Automobile and related products Expo, Booking and Vehicle Loans.

Participants (not a final list)
Popular Autoworks – Jaguar Landrover
Cauvery Ford
Mandovi Motors (Maruti)
Advaith Motors (Hyundai)
Taj Motors (Mahindra 2 Wheelers)
Mahindra Holidays
Tafe Access Ltd (Skoda)
Mangalore Force
Honda Peninsular
Frontline Automobiles
Navnith Motors (BMW)

Mangalore Half Marathon on 20th

Dakshina Kannada Administration with Vijaya Bank is organizing Mangalore Half Marathon (about 13.1 km) on 20th Feb.

Time: 6 AM
Route: Nehru Maidan to Mangala Stadium (Pandeshwar- Mangaladevi- Jeppu Market- Valencia- Kankanady- Jyothi Circle- Hampankatta- Navabharath circle- P V S Road- City Hospital- Nanthoor- Kadri Park- Bejai Road- KSRTC- Kuntikana Road- Infosys- Urwa Store- Chilimbi Road)

Cash Prizes up for grabs:
6th to 10th: 1000 each

Non-sportsmen mini Marathon (6km) will also be held on
the route Nehru Maidan-Hampankatta- Tagore Park- Jyothi Circle- Bunts Hostel- Karangalpady- Jail Road- Canara College Road- M G Road- Lady Hill Road and end at Mangala Stadium
50 achievers of Mini Marathon would be given certificates.

The participants can register their names at all the branches of Vijaya Bank or online at:

Last day for registration: February 17 at 5.30 pm.

Eminent athletes P.T.Usha, Reeth Abraham and Vandana Rao would be taking part in this Marathon.