Archive for the Madras Week Category

August 27, 2016

Foodies explore Mylaopore’s famous joints; Madras Day 2016 event

Foodies explore Mylaopore's famous joints; Madras Day 2016 event

Mylapore’s food joints which serve traditional snacks and tiffin always draw people who wish to explore these places for the first time. And so, despite the drizzle and Met Department’s warning of rain, a small group of people assembled at […]

August 24, 2016

Army Public School winners of ‘Streetscapes’ PP contest; Madras Day event

Army Public School winners of 'Streetscapes' PP contest; Madras Day event

Army Public School, Nandambakkam won the top prize at the annual Madras Day event – Power Point Presentation Contest on Chennai Heritage. This year, the theme for research was – Streetscapes. Army’s team of Christy Deborah Paul, Jacob Mathew and Janani Swarna […]

August 24, 2016

Madras cuisine of 19th cent.: Aug 26 event at local cafe

Puliyogare Travels has organised an evening of narratives and anecdotes on the iconic Madras Curry and Mulligatawny Soup. This will also feature a cooking demonstration of the Mulligatawny Soup which is claimed as an Indian/Anglo-Indian invention in Madras back in the […]

August 22, 2016

Walk explores old houses of Mylapore; Madras Week event

Walk explores old houses of Mylapore; Madras Week event

Adyar-based architect Tahaer Zoyab and his team who curated the ‘ Houses of Mylapore’ Walk last Sunday say they are happy that as many as 35 people took part in it. This was part of the Madras Week event ( […]

August 21, 2016

Musical discourse on temples in and around city; Aug.22

Triplicane Cultural Academy celebrates Madras Week 2016 by organising a special programme on 108 Vaishnavite Divya Desams – DIVYA DESA DARSHANAM Part 6 (MUSICAL DISCOURSE) on Monday, 22nd August at 6 p.m. at Naradha Gana Sabha Mini Hall, Alwarpet, Chennai 18. This […]

August 18, 2016

Madras Day 2016; major events in Mylapore zone. Listing. Check this out.

Madras Day 2016; major events in Mylapore zone. Listing. Check this out.

Here is a concise listing of the Madras Day 2016 events in the Mylapore neighbourhood taking place in the next 10 days and open to the public. (Detailed calendar is at www.themadrasday.in – please refer this calendar for more details). Photo […]

August 24, 2015

Snapshots of Madras Week events held at Mylapore…

Snapshots of Madras Week events held at Mylapore...

Here are some snapshots of Madras Week events held at Mylapore this past week… Talk given by the owner of Dabba Chetty Kadai, Mylapore – Badri at Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road.    

August 24, 2015

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz; Chettinad Vidyashram lifts trophy

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz; Chettinad Vidyashram lifts trophy

The venue of the 5thedition of the Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz seemed jam-packed with enthusiastic students, teachers and parents, as 960 students registered to participate in this inter-school quiz contest which was held on Aug 22 at St. Bede’s Auditorium, […]

August 24, 2015

Madras week celebrations: At Sivaswami Kalalaya

Madras week celebrations: At Sivaswami Kalalaya

At Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, Madras week celebrations started off on Aug 17 with a talk on Madras Presidency by D. K. Hari of Bharat Gyan.com. This was followed by competitions throughout the week which included poetry […]

August 7, 2015

Madras week events: Illustrated Talks at Gallery Sri Parvati, Alwarpet

Illustrated talks hosted by Kalpakalakshmi Charitable Trust will be held at Gallery Sri Parvati, Alwarpet from Aug 8. Artist Trotsky Marudi will talk about the ‘Development of popular art’ (poster, banner and calendar) on Aug 8, M. Lalitha on ‘The […]

August 24, 2014

Dining out – the days ahead

Food festivals and offers on now in Mylapore – Illusions Pub at Mylapore is celebrating Madras Week with a live DJ from 7 p.m. till midnight from today till the weekend. Retro music will be played on August 24. At […]

August 23, 2014

Madras Heritage Marathon

Madras Heritage Marathon

The Madras Heritage Marathon is being organised to spread awareness on the importance of preserving the city’s heritage structures. The run is scheduled for September 14 and has three categories – 3, 5, and 10 kms for all age groups. […]

August 22, 2014

Madras Week events in Mylapore neighbourhood

Brush with Madras – Painting exhibition From Aug. 8 to 23.Between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Display of paintings by Anand Kumar. At Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet. Open to all.

August 21, 2014

Savera Hotel celebrates Madras Week

Savera Hotel on Dr. R. K. Salai was one of the first star hotels in the city. As part of Madras history, the  hotel is participating in celebrating the city’s 375th birthday and has lined up programs to delight food […]

August 20, 2014

From L. A. to Mylapore – Heritage Talk

This evening, a Chennai heritage lecture titled ‘Conversation – From L. A. to Mylapore in search of music’ with film critic and writer Baradwaj Rangan and Carnatic musician Sandeep Narayan will be held from 6.30 p.m. onwards. This event is part […]

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