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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 […]

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 […]