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Malayalam Mission

Posted by NANMA on February 11, 2020 at 6:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi All,

Greetings !!! :)

NANMA is very happy to announce that we have kick started the Malayalam classes in Norway, in association with Malayalam Mission, Government of Kerala undertaking, on 02.02.2020 in Oslo.NANMA requests your blessings and best wishes for the success of this ambitious event.

Nanma EC

NANMA - Malayalam Study Center - Norway

Posted by NANMA on December 19, 2019 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Hi All,




“ഭാരതം എന്ന് കേട്ടാൽ അഭിമാനപൂരിതമാകണം അന്തരംഗം


(Bharatham ennu kettal abhimana poorithamakanam andharangam),


കേരളമെന്നു കൊട്ടാലോ തിളക്കണം ചോര നമുക്ക് ഞരമ്പുകളിൽ


(Keralam ennu kettalo thilakkannam chora namukku njarambukalil)”


                                                                                                          - Vallathol Narayana Menon



As Mahakavi says, We all are very passionate about our small, beautiful land, where we belongs to. So is our own beautiful language - MALAYALAM.


NANMA, in association with Malayam Mission, Govt. of Kerala, shortly commence 'Malayalam Study Center' in Norway.




The objective of this center is to give an opportunity for NANMA members and their kids to have basic proficiency in our mother tongue, MALAYALAM. And, let us have this center as an opportunity to transfer our culture, history, literature,traditions, get to know the strength of our language and its values to our kids.


Highlights of this program :



- The study center will be operated with direct advice/guidance from Malayalam Mission, Govt. of Kerala


- Predefined Syllabus will be followed for the courses and study materials will be provided


- Training for Teachers will be provided by Malayalam Mission


- Certificate course/Diploma courses will help the students to achieve proficiency in language


- Exam will be conducted with guidance from Malayalam Mission and Certificates will be issued by Govt. of Kerala


- No financial implications towards Govt. of Kerala, we may need to arrange the operational cost of the study center like books/pencils/refreshments that is yet to be worked out.


- Local chapters can be formed at various regions in Norway


- This is open for both kids and adults

The venue for the classes will be announced at the earliest . We will keep updated with the progress :).



NANMA - EC 2019



Christmas & New Year 2020 celebrations of NANMA

Posted by NANMA on December 19, 2019 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear All,

After the Dec’19 holiday season, it is the perfect time to get together with friends and family.

Let’s celebrate it with Good Food, fun and Cultural Activities!!!

All registered members are welcome.:)

(NB: A gentle reminder to ensure the payment to NANMA, if you haven't done it yet )

Date : 11 January 2020 from 15:00 starts with kids X'mas activities

Venue: Kilentunet Menighetshus, Kilenvein 55, 1366 Lysaker


Regards ,

Nanma EC-2019


NANMA-X'Mas and New Year Clebration 2014-Invitation and Survey

Posted by NANMA on October 13, 2014 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear All,

Thank you all for the active participation & your valuable contributions during the Onam 2014 function in Oslo.


Now it is Christmas & New Year time once again and we cordially invite you with family to celebrate the function which will be conducting in Oslo on 27th Dec 2014. Please fill the details in the attached link and confirm your presence. We request you to complete this survey before 26th Oct 2014, so that we have enough time to organizing the event.

Venue: Skedsmo kirkelige, fellesråd, 2001 Lillestrøm.

Link: http://goo.gl/forms/T6z1TCBlqU

If the above link doesn't work, please copy and paste it in your browser and press enter.


Kindly note that your confirmation will be accounted for the calculation of the funds and later cancellation (we expect not to have this) will have financial consequences to our organization. We will be updating you on the full details of the program & actual financial contributions based on this survey.

Parents please note, we are giving more importance to our children by participating them to various cultural activities for this Christmas. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Semeena V.S(96804348) regarding cultural activities.

Also there is a golden opportunity for ladies to prove their cooking skills in the grand Christmas Dinner. Hence all ladies are kindly requested to take part in this program to prove their established skill. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Sini Thomas (94193365) in this matter.

Our General secretary Mr. Melwin Lawrance (48840311) will be the overall coordinator for the function. Please contact him for any further details.



Survey and Payment: Onam Celebrations 2014

Posted by NANMA on August 4, 2014 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear All,

As informed earlier, NANMA will be celebrating this year's Onam on September 20th 2014. We will also be conducting the 3rd General Body Meeting of our association on the same date.


The event will be a whole-day affair beginning at 10 AM. The Onam celebrations will include cultural events, a grand Onam sadya and some Onakalikal!! The Onam celebrations will be immediately followed by the General Body Meeting, which will elect the next Executive Committee and Office Bearers of the Association.


To organise the event in an efficient manner, we request you kindly fill-in the following survey:




Please respond to the survey by 1st September 2014!!!


Please note:


1. ONLY those who will be attending the Onam celebrations need fill in this survey.


2. Please submit the survey only ONCE.


3. Please submit only one survey per family.


4. The rates for the event is fixed as follows:


Adults - 200 NOK

Children above 12 years: 100 NOK

Students - 100 NOK (Note: This rate is applicable only to adult students and their non-working spouses and not students with working spouses)

Maximum per family: 600 NOK.


Kindly make the payment to NANMA's Bank Account No: 1503.22.04292 latest by 1 September 2014. Please do mention "Onam 2014" while making the payment. In case you haven't already done so, please do include the one-time membership fee of 50 NOK each along with the payment.


In light of some suggestions/complaints in the past about the rate of 200 NOK that we have collected for Onam 2013 and plan to collect this year too, we would like to clarify some points. Our association is a non-profit organisation and does not intent to amass funds. However, as a registered organisation, there are several annual running costs. Also, while we have managed to get grants from the Kommune to cover hall rentals for the last two Onam celebrations, it is not a guarantee that we will get it always. Thus, the association needs some basic surplus funds to meet occasional one-time costs and any other eventuality. As such, it is not viable to hold the Onam celebrations on an at-cost basis. We thank you in advance for your understanding and hope that it will not deter you from joining our Onam celebrations.


You are allowed to bring non-malayali guests for the Onam celebrations, however only NANMA members can stay for the General Body Meeting.


Please feel free to share this information with your Malayali friends who are not NANMA members and do encourage them to join our association.


In case of any questions/suggestions please contact us at our email: [email protected] or the General Secretary (Mobile: 4063 3953)


Best regards.


General Body Meeting and Onam Celebrations 2014

Posted by NANMA on July 22, 2014 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear All,

Hope you all are enjoying the great summer this year, both here in Norway and those away on vacation in India and elsewhere. We all can hope for an extended summer here in Norway!!


Many of you might be aware that this year's Onam celebrations will also coincide with the General Body Meeting of NANMA which we conduct every two years. We would like to inform you that the General Body Meeting and Onam Celebrations will be held on:


Date: 20th September 2014

Venue: Kilentunet Menighetshus, Kilenvein 55, 1366 Lysaker.


Google Maps Link:


The venue, which is just outside the Oslo city limits, is well connected by public transport and falls into Zone 1 in Oslo. The nearest bus stops are: Øksenøyveien (400 meters, Bus-151, 251, 252) or Lilløyveien (700 meters, Bus-31).


More information on the event will follow soon. Please mark the date in your calendar.


Have a nice summer!!


Best regards,



Condolences to Seema Stalin and Family

Posted by NANMA on June 30, 2014 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

   We would like to inform you of the sad demise of father of Seema (Høvik, Bærum) in Kerala earlier today. Our deepest condolences to Seema and Stalin.


Condolences to Priya Wilson and Family!!!

Posted by NANMA on April 20, 2013 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (1)

Dear All,
     We would like to inform you of the sad demise of Priya Wilson's grandmother in Kerala recently. She was 102 years old.  Our heartfelt condolences to Priya and Family!!


NANMA Summer Camp 2013

Posted by NANMA on March 30, 2013 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Dear All,

Spring is fast approaching and hopefully we will have some pleasant weather ahead!!! To further welcome the summer in Norway, we propose to organize this year?s Summer Camp during 18-20 May 2013. The proposed location is the Bjøberg høgfjellsgard (http://www.bjoberg.no) in Hemsedal kommune (http://goo.gl/5JFd5), about half-way between Oslo and Bergen. The large cabin at Bjøberg høgfjellsgard has a capacity for 24 people. Please check-out the website for photos of the cabin and surrounding areas. We can all get-together with some fun-filled indoor and outdoor activities during the two-night stay in scenic surroundings!!!!


The estimated expense per head is 600 NOK which includes two nights stay and food. The cabin is about 3.5 hours drive from both Oslo and Bergen. The nearest railway station is Gol on the Oslo-Bergen railroute. From Gol there is bus service to Hemsedal town.


Please confirm your participation by completing the following survey before 9th April 2013. We hope to have an encouraging response from you:




Please note however that the confirmation is binding, except under exceptional circumstances!!! Such a measure is necessary to conduct the camp in a smooth and efficient manner. Thanks in advance for your understanding.


If you need any further information/clarification, feel free to contact the General Secretary (Ph: 406 33 953) or the President (Ph: 930 58 555).


best regards,


Congratulations to Sowmia and Jaijus

Posted by NANMA on February 26, 2013 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Sowmia and Jaijus on birth of their son, Johan, last week back in Kerala!!! We eagerly await more details :)....