Events ahead: lecture, contests, sale, concert


Silk and Tussar saris is on sale at C. P. Art Centre, Eldams Road, Alwarpet till Oct.28. On display will also be range of Kanchi silk and hand woven cotton saris.


Image is also offering free multimedia workshop for housewives and school students. The workshop will include concepts like collage making, Web page designing, video editing.For registration and more details call Srinivasan at 4293 5207, 4293 5206.


The Governor of Tamil Nadu K. Rosaiah will visit the Potti Sreeramulu Memorial Building, Mylapore on November 1 at 10 a.m. to pay homage to the great martyr in connection with Andhra Pradesh Formation Day. Invitees are requested to be seated by 9.45am.


There will be a keyboard concert by A. R. Rajah Mohaideen and H. Anu Suresh, disciples of Bhuvaneswari Chandrasekaran on Oct.28 at 7 a.m. It will be held at Chennai Corporation Park, Fifth Cross Street, CIT Colony, Mylapore. The duo will be accompanied by Kalpattu Sairam on mridangam. This is part of the “Music in the Park” monthly programme. All are welcome.


Mylapore Arts Academy is organising music festival at P. S. School hall, Mylapore from November 2 to 11. Concerts will be held here daily at 6.30 p.m. Open to all.


– DreamZone, in Mylapore is organising a drawing competition for students and public at Nehru Stadium on International Animation Day. It will be held on October 28.

Students who have passed out tenth standard and above can participate. There will also be a seminar on animation, which will be addressed by industry experts on the same day and venue. Registration closes on Oct.26. For more details call 98841 13399.

– An inter church music contest will be held at Our Lady of Visitation Church, St. Mary’s Road on Oct.28 from 5.30 p.m. onwards. The contest will be held among the pious associations from different churches. The chief guests will be Jubin, Music Director, Velmurugan, Playback singer. Open to all.

– Saranya Chess Centre located at Mandavelipakkam is organising 2nd Jagadeeswari Ammal FIDE – rated chess tournament from Nov. 9 to 11 at the hall of chess a Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The last date for entry is Nov.5. For details visit the centre at 5, Arulappan Street, Mandavelipakkam or call 93807 12553.



Upanyasam on Purana baktha vijayam by Alagarkovil Gomatam Mukundachariar Swamigal at Sri Adhikesava Perumal Peyalwar Temple, Mylapore from Oct. 31to Nov.7. It will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more info call 2464 3873.

– Dr.Chithra Madhavan will deliver an illustrated lecture on `Temples of Kumbakonam and surrounding areas- Part IV’ on Oct.27 at 6 pm at Tattvaloka, 76, Eldams Road. All are welcome.


Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Sen. Sec. School, Mylapore is organising Book Week celebration from Oct. 29 to Nov.2. This will be an interschool competition.

Jothimohan Balasubramaniam, Principal, Easwari Engineering College will be the chief guest for the inaugural event. He will release the school’s yearbook Jnanamanjari.


Tattvaloka, a spiritual monthly magazine under the auspices of Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri, will conduct a nine-day Harikatha festival by women artistes as a post-Navaratri event starting from November 2. All are welcome. Dance exponent, Padma Subramaniam, will be the chief guest on the first.



Free narayaneeyam classes for women will be conducted by Bama Krishnan on Saturdays and Sundays between 3 and 5 p.m. Venue – Ramaneeyam, 17 D’ Silva Road, Mylapore. Ph: 97909 44800.