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San Thome Anglo-Indian leader plans Fair for Madras Day season

July 18, 2018

San Thome-based Dr Beatrix D’ Souza has initiated the ANGLO INDIAN CRAFTS & CUISINE FAIR
to be held as part of the annual Madras Day celebrations.

The fair is on August 25 / Saturday – 10 am to 6 pm at St George’s School campus, Poonamallee High Road.

Hosted by the Forum of Anglo Indian Women, Chennai, Beatriz says the fair will showcase the many crafts designed for homes and for orders by AngloIndian families of Madras in the past, and sell the mouth-watering food the families cooked at homes in Royapuram, Vepery and Perambur.

The Fair will offer sales of craftworks and products of current entrepreneurs of this community and have food stalls. Music too.

Anglo Indians who wish to take part as stall holders may contact Beatrix at 2495 0522.

July 18, 2018

The month of Aadi begins…

The month of Aadi begins...

The month of Aadi signifies the beginning of festivals after a long summer hiatus. On the first day, known as Aadi pirappu, women gather in large numbers at Amman temples to offer pongal to the deity. At Mundagakanni Amman Temple, […]

July 17, 2018

Tribute: A. Mohamed Azam

Businessman A. Mohamed Azam,  a resident of Bishop Gardens for nearly 40 years passed away at the age of 76 in Chennai on July 14. His family said Azam grew a thriving business in the leather and footwear field in […]

July 17, 2018

Fair of farmers’ produce, folk arts and traditional snacks: July 26 onwards

The campus of MGR Janaki College for Women in R. A. Puram will turn into a village fair from July 26 to 29 when farmers will showcase their products, folk artistes will perform on stage and food stalls will offer […]

July 17, 2018

Competitions for children

Dwarakamai Educational Service Center is organising several competitions from August 4 – 12 to mark Independence Day. Children aged 3 to 12 years can participate in drawing, colouring, fancy dress, music, collage, elocution and quiz competitions. Prizes will be distributed […]

July 16, 2018

Mural on ‘Battle of Adyar’ planned off Quibble Island

The Battle of Adyar, of 18th century time is still referred to in military manuals – for strategy and purpose. And it is a battle that took place off Quibble Island at the far end of San Thome. Now, a […]

July 16, 2018

Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam chosen for prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award

Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam chosen for prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award

Wellknown Carnatic music vocalist Aruna Sairam has been chosen by The Music Academy for its prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award. She is a resident of Alwarpet. The well-travelled artiste will be decorated with the award, considered to be a prestigious one […]

July 16, 2018

Arun Prakash, T. M. Krishna music lec-dem; July 17

A special music lecture session ‘The art of apt and creative accompaniment to Niraval in a concert’ will be hosted by Naada Inbam at Ragasudha Hall, Luz on July 17. K. Arun Prakash and T. M. Krishna will perform accompanied […]

July 15, 2018

Music Academy award for veena vidushi Kalyani Ganesan

Music Academy award for veena vidushi Kalyani Ganesan

Mylaporean and veena vidushi Kalyani Ganesan has been chosen by The Music Academy for the prestigious T.T.K. Award. The award, besides others like the prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award will be given on January 1, 2019 at the end of the Academy’s […]

July 15, 2018

Events at Music Academy this week….

The following concerts will be hosted by Music Academy, Alwarpet this coming week… -Thematic concert by Seetha Narayanan based on the compositions of Muthuswami Dikshitar. On July 16. -Thematic Concert by Aditya Prakash, based on the kritis of Muthiah Bhagavatar. […]

July 15, 2018

Free silambam class: At St. Mary’s Road

Vivekananda Youth Federation is conducting a week long free alankara silambam class for men from July 16 at the corporation ground at St. Mary’s Road. At 6.15 a.m. For details contact L. Karunakkaran at 9841971107.

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