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After claiming the title of the Australian Poetry Slam Sydney & NSW Champion at the Sydney Opera House, Tamil independent artist ‘Srisha’ embarked on her journey to use her platform to discuss socio-political issues through her poetry and music. Her controversial verses on “Colonise My Melanin” and “Tamil Genocide” saw her rise in Sydney’s underground […]

The Sadness of Geography: My Life as a Tamil Exile is the new book by Toronto based writer Logathasan Tharmathurai, who recounts his harrowing journey as a teenage refugee in the quest for a better life, never giving up on his dream of seeing his family again. Born to a wealthy family in northern Sri […]

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah will be the new Chief Executive of Oxfam GB, the international agency announced today. Sriskandarajah is currently Secretary General and CEO of CIVICUS, the Johannesburg-based global alliance of civil society organisations and activists with members in more than 180 countries. He joined CIVICUS in 2013 and was previously Director General of the Royal […]

The iconic Kothu Roti was given the spotlight in the heart of Toronto on Sunday 28th July at KothuFest 2018. Now in its third year, Kothufest is an independent food festival organised by members of the Tamil & Sri Lankan communities in Canada. Making the shift from Scarborough to downtown Toronto’s Yonge–Dundas Square, the organisers […]

Today Forbes published their “30 under 30” lists, one for Europe & another for North America, featuring 1200 young stars under 30-years-old from 20 industries. From art & culture to science & entrepreneurship, the annual lists for Europe & North America are decided by experts and overwhelmingly successful individuals. Here are the influential Tamils from […]