Friday 19th April 2019

Australia and New Zealand

Tamil born Australian Yasodai Selvakumaran has been named one of the top 10 educators in the world, and a finalist for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize. Australian actor Hugh Jackman did the honours, announcing the list of 10 from a field of 10,000 applicants spanning 179 countries.The actor known for his role as Wolverine in X-Men […]

After the success of the 1st International Tamil Drama Festival, celebrated over two days in Paris, the organisers are delighted to bring the highly anticipated festival to London. The two day event will take place on Saturday 6th October & Sunday 7th October 2018, showcasing Drama productions from across the globe including Tamil Nadu, Jaffna, […]

Tamil is one of the very few languages of the world with a classical past and a robust literary tradition that has continued to this day. Despite many foreign occupations of the Tamil country and other outside influences, this noble language has always shined, producing vibrant literature for over 2 thousand years. Why are Tamilians […]

Shankari Chandran was raised in Canberra, Australia. She spent a decade in London, working as a lawyer in the social justice field. She eventually returned home to Australia, where she now lives with her husband, four children and their cavoodle puppy, Benji. In January 2017, she published her first book with Perera-Hussein, Song of the […]

by Amuthan Chandra So I recently saw this magazine cover and noticed it had caused quite a stir, polarising some of its commentators. I was asked to write a piece on it and share some of my insights. I obliged, and I now I owe you a short essay on some meditations on Tamil cultural […]