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Navika World Kannada Summit 2023 is happening from September 01-3 at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel conference center, Austin, Texas. Fun-filled cultural and educative program which is expected to be added by thousands of Kannadigas.

Naavu Vishwa Kannadigaru (Navika) is a non-profit organization created to promote and enrich the cultural heritage of Karnataka. NAVIKA was formed on Ugadi Day in March 2009.

It is a diverse community that embraces Kannadigas from all walks of life and is dedicated to unify all Kannadigas across the globe to promote social welfare and strengthening our social support system.

It is committed to building a strong entity that empowers all Kannadigas and improving networking and areas of education, culture business and philanthropy. Our goals include: Bringing all Kannada speaking people together in the World and provide a platform to share the culture, values and rich heritage of Karnataka.

Building bridge with all other people to enrich our culture. As Reigveda says “Let noble thoughts come to me from all directions”.

It is estimated that nearly 200,000 plus people from Karnataka live in the United States of America alone. NAVIKA has already made huge strides in upholding its promises and efforts in Globalization by successfully convening five major conventions. Five World Kannada summits in USA and four in Amerikannadotsava in Bangalore/Mysore.

We are excited to launch several new projects and initiatives and continue to make leaps and bounds in accomplishing our goals. First to encourage learning Kannada (Kannada Kaliyona) program among children, Coordinate, collaborate learning activities throughout USA and Worldwide. Second improve digitization of Kannada literature and other content in social media and multimedia.

This will help next generation of children to learn the language and culture. Provide a platform for all Kannadigas to showcase their talent in their field of expertise.

Recognize outstanding accomplishments of Kannada speaking people all over USA and the World in every field. NAVIKA plans to publicize and commemorate the good work and contributions of all Kannadigas.

Establish a young adult business/financial networking committee to embrace a large spectrum of financial issues to increase economic stability of Navikas and conduct fundraising events for charitable and meaningful causes to strengthen our social support system.

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