Exhibition and sale; traditional textile crafts of India

Nayaab is an exhibition about the textile crafts of India featuring many brands like Swati Kalsi, Mallika Mathur, En Inde, Akaaro, KORA and more. Inauguration on July 27 at 5.30 p.m. Till July 29. At Crowne Plaza, Alwarpet. For details call 9941012388.

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Videographing of kolus entered for Mylapore Times contest ends today

The weekend may have been a long, wet holiday for Mylaporeans but for photographer R Saravanan it has been a tough one.

Saravanan is videographing the kolus of all the families who registered for the Mylapore Times' annual cointest, revived this year.

Over 115 families signed up and Saravavan and his team has had to battle downpours, potholed roads and crowded streets to get to each house, shoot a 15 seconds video and move on.

This year, the videographing plan has been employed so that the judge can take time to screen the visuals and choose...

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Children enjoy Navaratri walk

About 25 curious people gathered at the gate of Indian Bank on North Mada Street last Sunday for the Navaratri Heritage Walk that Mylapore Times and YOCee had organised.

Children, parents, a few grandparents and photo enthusiasts were part of the group that walked down the street.

The group followed R. Revathi from one stall to the other listening to stories on the dolls on sale and their place in a kolu.

Many children knew  the mythological stories related to the sets of dolls.

Some of the participants, travelled from as far as...

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Elders day celebrations at War Widows Welfare Association

War Widows Welfare Association, R. A. Puram celebrated Elder’s Day in its premises on Oct.10. Around 50 elders including men and women of the Association, Vishranthi, an old age home at Palavakkam participated in these celebrations. MM. Rajendran, former Governor of Orissa was the chief guest. The President Savitri Vaidi and Vice President Susheela Rajendran were also present. (photo middle left). It was held at ‘Nimmadhi’, Raja Street Extension, R. A. Puram. Ph: 2464 0092. The programme included a magic show by R. Raman.(Photos...

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Madras Youth Choir invite school students to join its choir

Madras Youth Choir  (MYC) was founded by late M.B. Srinivasan, a well-known music director and a pioneer in Indian Choral Music. The Choir has started the sub junior category. This is open for children of the age groups 6 to 9. Children will be trained in the art of choral music singing. Classes will be held at Children’s Garden School, Mylapore. MYC is also open for admission to its Junior Group - 10 - 15 years group. Adults and collegians who wish to join the Senior Choir can also contact MYC. For more details call 94449 30517, 99944...

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Teppam at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple

The Annual Teppam utsavam kicked off at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple on Feb 4 evening. The chitrakulam tank was lit with colourful serial lights. On the first day (Feb 4), the teppam took place for Sri Adi Kesava Perumal and Goddesses Sridevi and Bhudevi. On the second day (Feb 5), Sri Adi Kesava Perumal and Goddess Andal in rangamannar thirukolam were taken in a procession around the Kesava Perumal Streets. The procession stopped in front of a few houses where devotees offered fruits and camphor. The deity of Sri Pezhalvar with...

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Teppam starts on grand note: at Sri Kapali Temple

The annual thai poosam teppam thiruvizha (float festival) of Sri Kapali Temple,...

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