Unique Expo for Women’s Day

This Women’s Day, a two-day, all-women’s expo took place in Kamatchi Kalyana Mahal ( next to Avichi School on Arcot Road), as an initiative by Prerana Events. The theme of this Expo was to encourage and empower women entrepreneurs, said promoters   The organizers, Anuradha Ramgopal  and Sudha Sundararaman of Prerana Events It was, as Prerana […]

Big show of well-known artist Alphonso

“An artist is not a person who only paints nature. That is only one part of it. There are so many other things. There has to be a purpose behind art making”. So says Alphonso Arul Doss, India’s senior artist and former Principal of the Government School of Fine Arts who has been a resident […]

Sports for the Special Teens

Teens who are special children trained by the locally-established Arvind Foundation participated in an Inter-School Sports for the first time and won 14 medals. Dr. Sharmila of Arvind Foundation in K K Nagar says the event motivated the kids, since it was an outdoor one where their own achievements were hailed. Call 72999 11022

Canadian donations for kids in the city

Every year a Canadian team tours to developing countries to donate kits to poor students. Rotary Club of Chennai KK Nagar have sponsored children as beneficiaries and did the same this time. The donation is made by the Canadian students, each contributing $30 and the kit has bedsheet, mosquito net, jamakkalam, pillows, towels, two set […]

Balavikas students present an evening of dance and drama

The All India Sri Sathyasai Seva organisation having its chapter in Natesan Nagar performed its 23rd annual event at Padma Sarangapani School, Venkatesh Nagar. This unit has held medical camps, given educational support to the needy and helped the poor. Its Balavikas wing performed a variety of cultural programmes in front of huge crowd. 168 Balavikas […]

Virugambakkam academy kids sing at Thyagaraja aradhana

The students of Mahathi Academy of Music & Dance , Virugambakkam sang on the 20th of January at the saint Thyagaraja Aradhanai at Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur. Given a noontime slot, the group sat on one of the two stages that face the samadhi of the great Carnatic music composer and sang three of his songs […]

K K Nagar resident Sona Ramasubramanian gets into international records

K K Nagar resident Sona Ramasubramanian has been sharing some great news. She has been recognized in the Marquis Who’s Who in the world and find her name in this record. Sona has been included as a listee in the 31st edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2014 as a mark of recognition […]

Andal Kalyanam held at Virugambakkam temple

With the Dhanumar masam coming to a close, that is the margazhi period, a grand Andal Kalyanam was held in the Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, Virugambakkam. The event was on Jan.13. Many devotees gathered here for the ritual and to seek goddess Andal’s blessings. The sacred yellow thread was also distributed here. REPORT TEMPLE/CHURCH/MOSQUE EVENTS! If […]

Award for head of Virugambakkam arts academy

Vipanchee,  a performing arts body based in Mylapore honoured Thiruvaiyaru P. Sekar with the tile “Gana Kala Vipanchee “on the 31st Dec. 2013 at R K Swamy Auditorium, Mylapore. This was made in appreciation of his services to Indian classical  music . Sekar and his team run the Virugambakkam-based Mahathi Academy of Music and Dance. […]

Pick up your X’mas goodies at this hotel

A Christmas Chalet has been opened at Hotel Green Park in Vadapalani this week. It offers on sale cakes, cookies and sweets for the festival season. It is in the lobby of the hotel, says Monideep Jas, the F & B Manager. Call 66783630 to book the goodies you want this week. Or drop in […]