A host of Tollywood stars and politicians are attending the last day function of the three day Programme of 20th TANA (Telugu Association of North America) 2015 Conference, which is held at Detroit in USA on 4 July.

The 20th TANA 2015 Conference is aired live on some Telugu TV channels. It is also live streamed on YouTube and you can watch the same on the above video.

20th TANA 2015 Conference
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The organisers of 20th TANA 2015 Conference have planned several entertainment and cultural porgrammes such as beauty pageant, quiz, meet and greet Tollywood stars, creating awareness about yoga, meditation, IT and healthcare topics. The programme schedule is as below:

Start Time Program Type Room
6:00 AM Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam by TTD Priests Suprabhatam & Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam 420 B
7:30 AM Breakfast 250
  Breakfast and Registration Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Kiranmayi Surapaneni, MD 430
8:00 AM Dhim-TANA - Singing Competition Spillovers 142
  Dhim-TANA - Dance Competition Spillovers Grand Ballroom
  Telemedicine: New Health Care Delivery Model for Developing Countries Speaker: Dr. Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, 430
MD Moderators: Dr. Lokeshwara Rao Edara, MD Dr. Ravi Kamepalli, MD
8:45 AM Cancer Screening and Role of Genetic Counseling in Primary Care Speaker: Dr. Venu Bathini, MD Moderators: Dr. Rajendra Manam, MD Dr. Anuradha Lingam, MD 430
9:00 AM Exhibition & Sale of Paintings & Crafts Items / Exhibition of Looms and Handloom Products Exhibit Hall A
  Book Display 313
  Babysitting - For kids 2 years and above 331
  WHEF; Economic Innovations 330A
9:30 AM Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease Speaker: Dr. Anupama Kottam, MD Moderators: Dr. Ashish Gangasani, MD Dr. Ashok Kondur, MD 430
10:00 AM Cultural programs - Segment 4 Hall B (Macomb) & Hall C (Oakland)
  Singing and Dance Award Presentation (1st three positions) Grand Ballroom
  TANA Video; Nano Technologies; Telugu Movie Industry; Auto Industry 360
  Parents Networking 320
  Open Heart with RK 140
  Basketball Tournament (Hoops - All Ages) Cobo Hall
  Kids activities: Baloon Twisting, Play Area and some surprise events Hall A
10:15 AM Updates in Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Speaker: Dr. Harish Gampala, MD Moderators: Dr. Hemalatha Chaparala, MD Dr. Neelima Maddukuri, MD 430
10:30 AM Religious Discourse Brahmasri Chaganti Koteswara Rao Discourse followed by Q&A 420 A/B
11:00 AM Immigration Changes 411
  Heartfulnes - Relaxation Session A Guided Head to Toe Relaxation Session Heartfulness.org 336
  Interventional Radiology: Inspiring Interventions and Applications for the Internist Speaker: Dr. Raj Kakarla, MD Moderators: Dr. Karuna Posani, MD Dr. Shruthi Rudraraju, MD 430
11:30 AM Lunch Hall D (Wayne)
  Dhim-TANA - Beauty Pageant / Semi-finals Traditional Round Grand Ballroom
12:30 PM TV 5 Special Event - America to Amaravati: Capital Dreams 140
1:00 PM Cultural programs - Segment 5 Hall B (Macomb) & Hall C (Oakland)
  Dhim-TANA - Beauty Pageant / Semi-finals Western Wear Round Grand Ballroom
  Amaravathi NRIs 359
  JNTU, Kakinada 357
  KLCE 310B
  NIT, Warangal 358
  Repalle NRIs 356
  Siddhartha Engineering College 355
  Vaalu Jada / Poola Jada - Photo Booth Exhibit Hall A
  Kids Workshop - Muggulu Exhibit Hall A
  Poetry through Lyrics: by leading Tollywood Lyricists 410
  Bridal show /Networking/ Social hour 320
  Religious Discourse Dr. Medasani Mohan Influence of Upanishads on Modern Life 420A
  Tour of Local Temples  
  Religious Quiz - Verbal Verbal Quiz for Children/Youth - For ages 17 and below 415
  Telugu Jeopardy (All Ages) 420B
1:15 PM Telugu Sahithi Prakriyalu 321
1:30 PM Samajamloo Stree 330B
2:00 PM Oil and Gas Exploration; How to become Billionaire; Auto Industry; TANA - Fund Me 360
  IT & Healthcare Topics; 330A
  Immigration Topics ( Studend Visas) 411
  Religious Discourse Dr. Simhachala Sastry Topic: Rukmini Kalyanam 420A
2:15 PM Encounter with Sri Ravi Prakash 140
3:00 PM Krishna NRIs 310B
  Tenali NRIs 359
  Visakhapatnam NRIs 358
  West Godavari NRIs 355
  Devotional Music - Annamacharya and other Keertanas Dr. Shobha Raju 420A
  Heartfulness - Relaxation Session A Guided Head to Toe Relaxation Session by Heartfulness.org 336
  Kaantalu – Kalaarangam 330B
3:30 PM Dhim-TANA - Beauty Pageant / Final Round (Talent and Question round) Grand Ballroom
  Discussion on current Political Topics in two Telugu States Moderator: Sri Radhakrishna Vemuri, Managing Director, ABN Andhra Jyothi 410
  Art of Living - Yoga and Meditation Workshop by Sri Rajesh Jagasia 420B
  Yoga and Meditation (All ages) 420B
3:45 PM Telugu Cinema Sahityam 430
  Meet and Greet with Stars from Tollywood 140
4:00 PM Immigration Topics (Naturalization) 411
  Panel Discussion - Participants Sri V.V. Laxminarayana, Swamy Sarva Vidananda Saraswati Dr. Medasani Mohan, Sri Simhachala Sastry 420A
4:30 PM NRI Pillalu - Telugu Bhasha 356
5:00 PM Heartfulness - Relaxation Session A Guided Head to Toe Relaxation Session by Heartfulness.org 336
  Dhim-TANA - Beauty Pageant / TANA Business/Sponsor Grand Ballroom
Recognition and Crowning Ceremony
5:30 PM Dinner Hall D (Wayne)
6:00 PM Cultural programs - Segment 6 Hall B (Macomb) & Hall C (Oakland)
8:30 PM India Formal - Tollywood Theme (Age - 18+) 260
9:00 PM Telugu Sahityamlo Sthree Patra 321