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Five young high school students, recipients of the 2016 National Student Poets accolade, were invited to the White House in recognition of their poetry skills. They delivered their poetry in front of their family and distinguished guests including the First Lady, Michelle Obama, who is also the honorary chairman of the President’s Committee on the […]

St Patrick’s College Jaffna – Alumni Association UK hosted a wonderful week-long series of events, reuniting friends from across the globe and raising over £120,000 to benefit students in Jaffna. St Patrick’s College is located in Jaffna, north of Sri Lanka. In July 2016 the UK Alumni hosted a global reunion in London which was […]

In less than a week there have been 12 deaths on Britain’s beaches. 6 of those who died are Tamil men, from two separate tragedies, visiting the coast to enjoy the recent warm weather. Saturday 20th August 2016 (via Bournemouth echo) 37-year-old Katheeswaran died after getting into difficulty in the sea at Sandbanks, a busy […]

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 […]