2018 MAC Convention at Calgary

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4th MAC Biennial Convention 2018

PRE-CONVENTION RECEPTION EVENING (Friday July 13, 2018)

Venue: 31 Scenic Hill Close, NW, Calgary

Time: 5 pm – 9 pm

Activity hints: Reception of outstation members; BBQ, convention preparatory round-up meeting.

CONVENTION (Saturday, July 14, 2018)

Venue: Lions Club of Bearspaw

25240 Nagway Road, NW

Calgary, T3R 1A1

09:45 am - Arrival and assembly of Guests

10.00 am - Program Introduction by MC (Chanu/Leo)

10.05 am - INAUGURAL FUNCTION Important People Take Chair on the Dais

10:08 am - Opening song lead by Kiran Aheibam and team

10:15 am - Statement of equality Shyam Mayengbam and Leo Chirom

10: 20 am - Welcome Address by Okhoi Lairenjam

10:25 am - Ice breaking through self-introduction

11:10 am - Annual Report by Shyam Mayengbam

11:15 am - Chief guest Speech by Nilkumar Naorem

11:20 am - Speech by Kiran Aheibam

11:25 am - Presidential Remark and closing of Inaugural Session

11.30 am - BUSINESS SESSION

- Placing of agenda

- Announcement and election of new office bearer

- MAC registration

- MAC Website maintenance

- Future Program for Canadian Manipuri children

- Others

12.50 am - GROUP PHOTO SESSION

01.00 pm - LUNCH (1 hour)

02.00 pm - Invited Presentation

CULTURAL PROGRAM

02:30 – 05: 00 pm

• Manipuri song by Mitsna and Jiana Haobam

• Recitation by Malemsana

• Piano by Chimmi Sarungbam

• Piano by Priscilla Chirom

• Group Flute and saxophone Song by Chimmi and Mitsna

• Recitation by Sayon

• Recitation by Pronoti

• Recitation by Nilkumar

• Manipuri group dance (by Calgary children)

• Manipuri Group Dance (by Ladies from western Canada)

Modern Manipuri songs (by popular artists)

• Kiran and team

• Manoranjan and team

• Shantashri

• Yaiphaba

• Tolen

• Other artists

04:30 pm - Thabal Chongba (everybody)

05.00 pm - Vote of Thanks by Dr Amuchou Soraisham