Mangalorean Konkans of Qatar came together in March 2008, to form the socio-cultural organization known as MANGALORE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (MCA) with the following objectives;

Bringing Mangalorean Konkani speaking people together under the umbrella of Mangalore Cultural Association (MCA) to help each other. Maintain in touch with our culture by organizing cultural events such as by bringing Artists from India.

Wilson Olivera Nite to enthrall music lovers in Qatar on Jan 17

Wilson Olivera Nite, a Konkani musical extravaganza will be held on January 17, 2020 at 4.30 pm at the DPS Monarch International School, Al Wukair.


Poet Melvyn Rodrigues Conferred with “MCA Kala Puraskar” in Unique Programme

A unique evening, a spectacular programme, august gathering, talented artistes and the best known Konkani poet, writer, lyricist and speaker of the generation. All these came together at the Hilton Hotel Doha here on Friday October 18 evening in presenting one of the most memorable and special events in the history of Konkani speaking community of Qatar that ended with the conferring of “MCA Kala Puruskar “ Melvyn Rodrigues, Konkani’s number uno poet and the winner of the prestigious Central Sahitya Academy award.


MCA to hold Wilson Olivera Nite on October 18

Melvyn Rodrigues to receive ’MCA Kala Puraskar’ 

Wilson Olivera Nite, a Konkani musical extravaganza will be held on October 18 at 4.30 pm at Hotel Hilton, West Bay of the city. 

This programme is organized by Mangalore Cultural Association (MCA), an associate organization of Cultural Centre under the aegis of the Embassy of India. 


MCA Celebrates Monthi Festh with Grandeur

Mangalore Cultural Association (MCA), Qatar celebrated the annual tradition Monthi Festh (Feast of Nativity of Mother Mary) with grandeur and cultural fiesta at the Indian Cultural Centre here on Thursday September 19, 2019.


Mangalore Cultural Association conducted an enthralling night of elocution and quiz contests

Mangalore Cultural Association (MCA), Doha – Qatar, hosted the second season of the Konkani Elocution Contest (Bhashan Spordho) and Konkani Quiz Contest (InQUIZitive). The goal of these competitions is to encourage the skills related to the art of public speaking, to enrich the knowledge and and to encourage the use of our mother tongue Konkani. Like all other events organized by the organization, this initiative was also received with great zeal and enthusiasm. A tremendous response was received to the registrations of both the contests.


Veena Rebimbus Pais re elected President of Mangalore Cultural Association Doha Qatar, Clement Saldanha Vice President

Mangalore Cultural Association, Doha - Qatar re-elected President &  Vice President for the term 2019-2021 during its 11th Annual General Body Meeting.

Mangalore Cultural Association, Doha held its 11th Annual General Body Meeting at Ashoka Hall, Indian

Cultural Center, Doha – Qatar on June 20, 2019.

Carol D’Souza, emcee for the evening welcomed the gathering and invited the members to sing the MCA geeth. She then gave a brief about the association and its activities.




Vocal Voice Workshop by Alwyn Noronha 

Doha: Mangalore Cultural Association (MCA) flocked another feather in its cap by successfully steering a full day Vocal Voice Workshop for all Mangalorean Konkani singers in Doha Qatar. The well-known singer /composer/ musician from Mangalore Alwyn Noronha Bajpe conducted this workshop.