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Vol. XXXIII No. 10, September 1-15, 2023

Madras Week events

Sriram V keeps the audience engaged at a special talk organised by Murugappa Group for its employees.

Madras Week events at Press Institute of India

C.D. Gopinath along with V. Ramnarayan, Sashi Nair and Partab Ramchand about his book Beyond Cricket, a Life in Many Worlds.

The audience enthralled by Dr. Chithra Madhavan’s presentation, Treasures in the Madras Museum.

Nivedita Louis on the Contribution of Christian Women to the Print ­Industry of 19th Century Madras.

Snaps from Yocee’s 14th annual Madras Week photowalk that commenced at Senganthal Poonga and culminated at the Royapettah Police Station. Pic courtesy: Yocee.

Snaps from Armed Forces and Madras, an event at Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School. Pic courtesy: Marjorie Rohini.

The team from Children’s Garden School, the winners of the Madras Quiz for Thamiz medium city schools. Pic courtesy – Madhan Kumar.

City Heritage Study Contest for schools hosted by Mylapore Times at Ranade Library, Luz. Pic courtesy: Madhan Kumar.

A moment from the Madras Quiz hosted by Sumanth Raman and sponsored by the Murugappa Group. Pic courtesy: Vincent D’Souza.

Madras Day celebrations at the Arka Kids International School, Chromepet. Picture courtesy: Sasipriya.

Madras Week events by the Madras Literary Society, Nam Veedu Nam Oor Nam Kadhai & The British Council

Bookstores, postcards and libraries – A heritage walk from Higginbothams, Mount Road up to British Council, conducted by Nam Veedu, Nam Oor, Nam Kadhai. Picture credit: Ganapathi.

Panel discussion at the British Council with Nivedita Louis, Meenakshi Devaraj, Monali Bala, Kombai Anwar and Bessie Cecil, moderated by Thirupurasundari Sevvel. Picture credit: Gayathri.

Thirupurasundari Sevvel in conversation with Dr. Bessie Cecil on Celebrating Handloom, 18th-21st Century – A walkthrough. Picture credit: Madras Literary Society.

Dhigil Dialogue – A conversation on horror in Indian folklore, based on the book Ghosts, Monsters and Demons of India by Rakesh Khanna and J. Frucifer Bhairav, with director Milind Rau. Picture credit: Madras Literary Society.

Madras Week events by Cycling Yogis

The Cycling Yogis celebrated Madras Week at Dakshin Chitra with a heritage ride along the ECR and a book release. Pic courtesy: Ramanujar M.

An exhibit on vintage bicycles by The Cycling Yogis at Dakshin Chitra. Pic courtesy: Ramanujar M.

Moments from the Perambur Heritage Cycle Rally, 2023. Picture courtesy: Ramanujar M and KRM Public School (CBSE), Perambur.

Madras Week celebrations in Art

A Madras-based art display was organised jointly by Aafreen Fathima S.K. (@ninetyeight.madras), Srishti Prabakar (@anchoredhues_) and Akshayaa Selvaraj (@Akshayaaselvaraj) at the Madras Literary Society. Picture courtesy: Madras Literary Society.

A mammoth multi-year creative journey from R. Sowmya, an assistant professor at D.G. Vaishnav College, which saw 1,330 Thirukkural couplets rendered as visual art. The final kural was painted during Madras Week with participation from the public. Picture courtesy: Madras Literary Society.

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  1. Rangarajan. S.v. says:

    Good, happy to know the MADRAS DAY celebration 2023

  2. Rangarajan. S.v. says:

    Very very happy

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