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On Saturday, 22nd January, the London borough of Kingston Upon Thames and various Tamil community organisations unveiled a signboard to its twin city, Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. The twinning with Jaffna celebrates the large local Tamil community and recognises the important roles they play in the borough. Erected near the Kingston boundary along Burlington […]

On Monday evening the Tamil community came together to celebrate Thai Pongal and mark the recently announced Tamil Heritage Month in London. “Pongal in Westminiser” was hosted by various Tamil community organisations in the UK. The event featured live cultural performances – including parai, carnatic and bharatanatyam, with speeches by prominent members of parliament and […]

Article updated with music video on 4th June 2021 Those of you who have been following the Sri Lankan edition of Voice teens (a franchise of the international television format) would be familiar with the energetic and powerful Sri Lankan Tamil vocalist Madhuvy Vaithialingam, a popular finalist from the show. Her performances in Tamil, Sinhala […]

Ask any restauranteur, starting a new establishment is hard work. What’s even more difficult is launching a restaurant during a global pandemic. However that didn’t deter British Tamil entrepreneurs Lavanya and Haran Thurairajah, the husband and wife team behind South London’s latest go-to hotspot Copper Ceylon. Haran and Lavanya have been active members of the […]

On Sunday 21st April, as Sri Lankans prayed during Easter Sunday mass, suicide bombers attacked churches and top-end hotels across the Island. Days before, Sri Lankan Government officials were warned by a foreign intelligence agency of the possibility of attacks on churches but the warnings were ignored. So far the death toll has risen to […]