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 Virugambakkam for the walk. Dr. Preethy who came with her daughter said she enjoyed the stories as her child joined the narration.
Aditya and his younger sister Akshaya, both students of Sri Sankara Senior school were keen observers and said they found the different versions of stories in images.
The images of Lord Krishna attracted the children the most. The workmanship of the hand-made terracotta dolls from Kolkata were appreciated by the seniors.
Nayaab is an exhibition about the textile crafts of India featuring many brands...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more