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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 […]

Gopal’s Corner, a Malaysian Tamil restaurant based in central London, specialising in banana leaf rice, hosted their 4th annual Pongal Feast in Markethall Victoria. On Saturday, diners enjoyed a bottomless vegan feast served on a banana leaf to celebrate the Tamil harvest festival known as Thai Pongal, as well as Tamil heritage month in London […]

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 […]

London based Tamil dancer, choreographer and entrepreneur Jeya Raveendran hosted an exhilarating showcase of talent on Saturday evening in London. 300 dance students from across the UK, who attend weekly classes hosted by JRDA – Jeya Raveendran Dance Academy, performed in front of 950 people at JRDA live 2019, held this year at the Logan […]

Photos by Helen Fickling & Charles Hopkinson For five days each year, London houses its own little Garden of Eden in the heart of the city. Every May, since 1912, gardeners from all across the world make their way to the Chelsea Flower Show, turning the capital in to a heavenly paradise with their beautiful, […]