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Traditional games display highlights this kolu in Mandaveli

October 16, 2018

Balasankari Sivakumar and her family in Mandaveli have highlighted traditional games and shared the message of eco-friendly practices.
She says one part of the kolu displays ‘paarampariya vilayaattugal’ like pallanguzhi, dhayam, Paramapadam, ammaanai, pamparam, gilli, goli, paandi, aadupuli aattam, chozhi uruttudhal, puliyankottai and so on.
The kolu also includes the demonstration of handworks of the family members and the design of the traditional maakkolam.


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October 16, 2018

Local music school celebrates its annual day

Local music school celebrates its annual day

Composers of the pre-trinity period. This was the unique theme chosen for Hamsanadam Music School’s 23rd annual day event held on Sep 23 at P. S. School, Mylapore. Songs of composers from the 7th to the 18th century like Sri […]

October 16, 2018

Music and dance classes

Kartik Fine Arts has commenced music and dance classes at its administrative office at Sringeri Mutt Road, R. A. Puram. The classes are free. Admissions are open from Oct 20. For details contact 9840358805, 9003012902.

October 16, 2018

Languages, drawing and more

This Vijayadashami, Expressions Art Studio and Activity Centre at Karpagam Avenue, R. A. Puram will be starting new batches for children interested in keyboard, French, Tamil, spoken English, violin, bharatanatyam and drawing. At 75, 2nd Street, Karpagam Avenue, R. A. […]

October 16, 2018

RAPRA’s AGM, Science demo for students

The third annual general body meeting of Raja Annamalaipuram (West) Residents Association (RAPRA) will be held on Oct 21 at Narayani Ammal Kalyana Mandapam, Jeth Nagar, R. A. Puram. In the afternoon, there will be a demonstration of science experiments […]

October 15, 2018

Ashvita launches online sale of Madras collectibles like photos, paintings

Are you keen to bid for photos of Madras and art by the city’s master artists? Then you may want to place bids at the aution that Ashvita Fine Art (AFA), an art and culture organisation based in Chennai is […]

October 15, 2018

Archbishop Mathias Avenue community ups its drive to segregate waste

Archbishop Mathias Avenue community ups its drive to segregate waste

The Civic Exnora unit in Archbishop Mathias Avenue in the Boat Club Road area hosted a community meet on waste segregation on Saturday, Oct.13. The event was organised to further small waste segregation efforts in this R A Puram area. […]

October 14, 2018

Final ‘mikeless’ concert of Navaratri series held at park Sunday morning

Final 'mikeless' concert of Navaratri series held at park Sunday morning

The third and final concert of the Navaratri series held at Nageswara Rao Park was held this morning. 14 year old Shriya Vishnuram, a student of PSBB Nungambakkam presented a one hour ‘mikeless kutcheri’ at the park. Mikes and speakers are […]

October 14, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple idol case; senior HR&CE Dept. officer quizzed by police

A senior officer of the HR&CE Department of the state has been questioned by Idol Wing Police in connection with a case which states that a vintage peacock idol in one of the sannithis of Sri Kapali Temple has been […]

October 14, 2018

Bombay Gnanam’s new play on Shirdi Sai Baba will be staged at NGS hall for five evenings

Playwright and stage director Bombay Gnanam is presenting a new play on Sai Baba of Shirdi. It will be staged by her troupe – MLDG – from Oct. 15 to 19 at Narada Gana Sabha auditorium, Alwarpet. This play follows […]

October 13, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple model alongside this kolu by the Shivkumars

Sri Kapali Temple model alongside this kolu by the Shivkumars

Shivkumar and Uma Shivkumar of Mandaveli have as the maim theme for their kolu Sri Kapaleeswar Temple and the tank apart from the traditional kolu arrangement. They say the entire temple model is constructed using eco-friendly card board and papers […]

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