Sunday 20th January 2019

Singapore

At the Poetry Translation Centre’s first ever Tamil workshop speakers will be translating the work of Latha. She has published two collections of poetry in Tamil: Theeveli (Firespace, 2003) and Paampuk Kaattil Oru Thaazhai (A Screwpin in Snakeforest, 2004). Her short-story collection Nan kolai Seyium penkkal (Women I Murder, 2007) won the biennial Singapore Literature […]

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, […]

Singapore based music composer and singer Stephen Zechariah recently released Usuraiya Tholaichaen, a Tamil independent song featuring the US based Tamil vocalist Pragathi Guruprasad. The song is complimented by its beautiful visuals and talented local actors Suriavelan & Rupini Anblagan, whose on-screen romance brings the lyrics to life. The music video has received a wonderful […]

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 […]

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 […]