Monday 22nd July 2019

Tag Posts: sri lanka

As a talented Carnatic Violinist, an avid listener and ardent student of Carnatic music, Kiruthika has dedicated much of her time to music. From performing nationally and internationally both as a soloist and accompanying many established artists, to volunteering and playing for many classical festivals such as the prestigious Darbar Festival and London International Arts […]

Tamil Voices

My name is Sivanthy Vasanthan and I am a third year student at the University of Michigan! I am studying Sociology with a concentration in Law, Justice and Social Change. I am part of a Humans of New York style project called Uncover: A/PIA which shares the stories of Asian American and Pacific Islander Americans […]

Ceylon Tea & French Patisserie

We had a wonderful time filming at “Lanka”, run by French & modern British cuisine chef Masayuki Hara, specialising in homemade French-style cakes and pure Ceylon teas. Located a short walk from Finchley Road Station in a thriving hub for the British Japanese community, the family owned and run business collaborates with the Euphorium Tea […]

Aiyoh, is now officially in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)! The September update to OED contains more than 500 new words, phrases, and senses. Interesting additions include splendiferous, YOLO, our favourite Aiyoh and some inappropriate ones! Popularly used amongst the Tamils and other South Indian & Sri Lankan communities, “Aiyoh” actually originates from China! The word is […]

jaffna twins with London Borough of Kingston

Thamarai are delighted to learn that the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames, home approximately 12,000 Tamils, is to be twinned with Jaffna – a district in the northern province of Sri Lanka. Hon. Justice C.V. Vigneswaran, the current Chief Minister of the Northern Province and head of the Tamil People’s Council, will attend the […]