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On “National Handloom Day”, celebrated on August 7th in India, Aishwarya Manivannan a Tamil Nadu based artist, designer & practitioner of Silambattam released a video celebrating her love for Silambam & Handloom. Dressed in a cotton saree, Aishwarya showcases Tamil Nadu’s traditional martial art form and the versatitlity of the saree. Silambam or Silambattam is […]

Thank you to everyone who attended the first-ever ‘Jaffna Food & Music Festival’ in London, presented by Thamarai.com & Ruby’s Catering. The event took place on Saturday 6th August at the Nakshatra Hall in Feltham, West London. The festival featured a variety of dance & music workshops, musical performances, traditional cuisine & street food. Here is a quick trailer with plenty […]

The Bicycle Revolution – Battle Of Jaffna by Kiran Kreer, a Malaysian documentary photographer It has been part of the Tamil culture in Jaffna for over a 100 years. It was used for urban logistics, commercial transportation, daily commute and a livelihood during the Battle Of Jaffna, in Sri Lanka. With the blockade of fuel […]

A photographer from Chennai, Tamil Nadu who started his photography journey only in 2008 has snapped an international award winning photograph. Divine Makeover by Mahesh Balasubramanian is a Merit Prize winner at the 2014 National Geographic Traveller Photography Contest.

The young German Tamil from Berlin, Senthuran Varatharajah has been nominated for the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, the highest award presented at the Festival of German-Language Literature.