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Copper Ceylon, an opulent restaurant and cocktail bar in Bromley, founded by British Tamil couple Haran & Dion Thuriarajah, hosted a fundraiser for three charities working against the odds in Sri Lanka. Haran who travels to Sri Lanka frequently for various charity projects, contacted friends to support. “I am currently in Srilanka and have spoken […]

It’s been an eventful year for Australian Tamil S.Shakthidharan, the director and author behind the award winning play “Counting and Cracking”, which played Edinburgh Fringe and Birmingham Rec in August. The play which centred around the early days of Sri Lanka’s ethnic conflict, with dialogue in Tamil, Sinhalese and English, infused with live Carnatic music, […]

21 year old Akshaya Kalaiyalahan is a British Chess player, who in 2013 (at 12-years-old)and 2015 won the women’s British Chess Championship. The final year law student at Oxford University is heading to Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to represent England (as a member of the women’s team) in the 44th Chess Olympiad against some of best […]

Performed in English, Tamil and Sinhalese, ‘Counting and Cracking’, an award winning play by renowned Australian Tamil theatre director and filmmaker S. Shakthidharan, comes to the UK this summer. “Powerful epic of love and war, exile and reconciliation” The Australian “Truly groundbreaking and magnificent theatre” Stage Whispers “Contender for the best play of the year. […]

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 […]