An extraordinary gift has been bestowed upon the Tamil community in Toronto, and individuals scattered across the rest of Canada and the world for that matter! Ravi Gukathasan, a business owner in the Scarborough area of Toronto and former alumni of University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), donated $2 million to […]
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By Siva Sivapragasam She was once the glamour queen of Tamil cinema and later became four times Chief Minister of...
By: Andrea Shanmugarajah The Tamil community in Toronto is undoubtedly an interesting one – as part of a growing...
Two Tamil philanthropists promise $ 1 million donation ...
By Rajini Nathan | London, UK Amongst a sea of audience sat in anticipation at the Watford Colloseum, the stage opened with the disciples of acclaimed dancer and actress Padmashree Shobana to set the scene of the theme that is Krishna. It did not follow an exact storyline, however, the […]Read more ›
Nine year old Spoorthi becomes winner and receives luxury apartment By Raymond Rajabalan The grand finale of the fourth season of the Airtel Super Singer Junior show – the search for the melodious voice of Tamil Nadu was […]Read more ›
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba’s New Musical “Amigas” Canadian Tour set to turn up the heat in Markham This fast-paced theatrical musical will have you dancing in the aisles! The latest production by Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba, “Amigas”, heads to Ontario for a two-night engagement on February 26 and 27at the […]Read more ›
Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario hosts Reception in Celebration of Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne hosted a reception to Celebrate Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal from 3 – 5 PM on Sunday, January 25th at the Scarborough Convention Centre – 20 Torham Place. Ontario Legislative Assembly passed a bill on March 17th 2014, declaring January as Tamil Heritage Month in […]Read more ›
“One of the best live acts of this universe” ~ Folk World, Germany Iconic French Canadian roots folk band La Bottine Souriante is a musical explosion featuring 11 musicians, each of whom play multiple instruments, including the accordion, bass, trombone, tuba, clarinet and fiddle to name only a few. A […]Read more ›
Canadian Political Leaders Confident on the Charm of Thai Pongal Ushering Positive Change in Sri Lanka
by Harrish Thirukumaran On January 17, 2015, the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) held its 8th annual Thai Pongal Gala at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel in Richmond Hill, Ontario. As with previous dinners, the occasion is proudly set under the symbolic backdrop of Thai Pongal. This week-long festival seeks […]Read more ›