Events

DMA had initiated several captivating events throughout the year for Malayalees in and around Detroit Metro area. We always have a motto to promote and entertain kids to bring them culturally and traditionally educated. In keeping with our commitment to show case good Malayalam programs from Kerala, for the benefit and enjoyment of the Malayalees in the Metro Detroit area, we support several performing artists from Kerala and try to conduct shows which include celebrities, singers, dancers and other stage performers. Some of the other highlighted yearly events include

 

Indoor Games: We promote and entertain indoor games and sponsor prizes for Chess tournament, 56 Card game, Rummy Card game and 28 card game.

Vishu/Easter Youth Festival:

DMA Picnic: Summer picnic is conducted yearly with tremendous enthusiasm including our members and family, friends and relatives. Fun, Food and Games are the highlights of this event. DMA sponsor prizes for all the winners for the several sport activities that is conducted on that day. Please don’t forget to check our calendar for this year’s picnic!

DMA Onam: Any Malayalee cannot forget the memories of Onam, the very own festival of Kerala. King Maveli will never forget to visit DMA and their members yearly. We celebrate our festival traditionally with style and fashion. Pookkalam competition, Thiruvathirakali, Vallamkali, Chendamelam are few of the cultural events that take place during that event. We depict Onam in all ways a “Malayalee” can think of – Mouth watering ‘Onam Sadhya’, Traditionally dressed male and female, Collecting flowers from houses to make ‘Pookkalam” and much much more! Come and join our fun filled day of events for this year Onam! Kids Fancy Dress is the Highlighted competition for this event.

DMA Keralotsavam: In celebrations to the birth of Kerala (“Kerala Piravi”), DMA introduced a yearly event called as “Keralotsavam”. The idea behind this event is not only to celebrate Kerala Piravi, but also to encourage youth to be involved in all the traditional Kerala cultural events and there by promote value and heritage to the community. ‘Malayali Manka’, a competition which is conducted for married females, will be selected for this event.

DMA XMas & General Body: General Body Meeting is conducted every year along with Xmas and New Year. There is general body meeting on the same day of the event. Several competition and prizes will be awarded during the event. Highlighted competition for this event is “Best Couple” – The best couple of DMA will be selected on this day.

 

 

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We seek to promote a harmonious blend of our diverse cultural heritage and rich values with today's hi-tech, fast-paced, success-driven way of life with a view to nurturing well-balanced, exemplary new generations who will continue to be role models and enrich the world in greater measure. We welcome the Detroit Malayalee community to join our association and promote our rich cultural heritage.

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Individual Membership ($15.00 - Annual Membership Fees)
Family Membership ($20.00 - Annual Membership Fees)
Individual Life Membership ($125.00 - 10 years Membership)
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Rojan Thomas President 248-219-1352 rojanthomas65@gmail.com
Sreekumar Kambath Vice President 248-680-1588 skambath@yahoo.com
Akash Abraham General Secretary 248-470-9332 akashkudilil@gmail.com
Sanju Koithara Joint Secretary 248-797-0741 koitharas@msn.com
Shaji Thomas Treasurer 248-229-7746 shajithomasm@gmail.com
Baijy Joseph Joint Treasurer 248-766-3293 baijy.joseph@gmail.com
 
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Detroit Malayalee Association
926 Baldwin DR
TROY, MI 48188

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DMA appreciate the ongoing support of constituents and remain grateful for all suggestions and for the continuing participation of member families. We are constantly striving to become the best Malayalee organization and all your feedback will be greatly appreciated. Please contact us directly or email us.
Rojan Thomas President 248-219-1352 rojanthomas65@gmail.com
Sreekumar Kambath Vice President 248-680-1588 skambath@yahoo.com
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