Seen in the photo is MLA S. V. Shekher giving away prizes at the City Heritage Project contest for city school.
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A schedule of Madras Day events in the Mylapore neighbourhood. (More at www.themadrasday.in)
Till Aug.22. PHOTO EXHIBITION: At Studio Palazzo, No 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet. Photo exhibition of Ranjan De’s Chennai Graffiti. Also, pictures/ documents on early 20th Century reminiscences of Gurusamy Mudaliar, a close associate of Robert Chisholm who pioneered the Indo-Saracenic style in Madras.
Till Aug.22. PHOTO EXHIBITION; Archival photos of ‘old Madras’ from The Hindu archives. At Citi Centre lobby, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore. Open to all. Daylong show.
Till Sept 5, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – PHOTO EXHIBITION; Newspaper clippings (since 1700’s), documents, maps on Madras. At Ashwita Gallery, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore.
Aug 21, 7 a.m. – HERITAGE WALK of Mylapore organised by Namma Mylapore. Open to all. No fee. Starts at Nageswara Rao Park, Luz Church Rd. Ph: 98415 97750/ 99414 50776.
Aug.21, 6 p.m. Talk by Ranjan De on Chennai’s Graffiti. At Studio Palazzo, No 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.
Aug. 21, 10.30 a.m. TALK: The History of Fort St. George by Sathyabhama Badrinath At C.P. Art Centre, Eldams Road
Aug.21, 1.30 p.m. – CHENNAI QUIZ: For Tamil medium school children only. At Lady Sivaswamy Ayyar Girls Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore.
Aug.21. 5.30 p.m. THE MADRAS FAMILY QUIZ: For family teams of 3. At Lady Sivaswamy Ayyar Girls Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore. Open to all.
Aug.22, 2 p.m. – THE MADRAS DAY OPEN QUIZ Open to all. Teams of 2 can take part. No registration required. Lady Sivaswamy Ayyar Girls School, Mylapore.
Aug.22, 6 p.m. – Trees of Chennai. Talk by Pauline Deborah. At Studio Palazzo, No 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.
Aug.22, 6.30 p.m. Talk on ‘The T. Nagar I Knew’ by Nalli Kuppuswami Chetty. At Hotel Rain Tree, St. Mary’s Road.
More events on Madras Day at www.themadrasday.in.