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Tamil Poet KTM Iqbal To Be Awarded Singapore’s Highest Cultural Award – Cultural Medallionn 2014

Tamil Poet KTM Iqbal To Be Awarded Singapore’s Highest Cultural Award – Cultural Medallionn 2014
KTM Iqbal

“My first love is poetry. We have been together for 60 years. I never imagined this would bring me the Cultural Medallion award.” said Mr. KTM Iqbal to the straight…

The Magic of Carnatic And Feel Of Music

The Magic of Carnatic And Feel Of Music

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Words cannot describe the beauty of Carnatic music and its essence. Generally when one listens to Carnatic music on disks or attends a musical concert, the aficionado gets pulled by…

Traditional Dance with a Dummy Horse Tied Around the Waist!

Traditional Dance with a Dummy Horse Tied Around the Waist!

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Folk arts typically closely represent the culture and heritage of a region. In Tamil Nadu, the dance form of Poikkal Kuthirai Aatam is one such art. Also called Puravai Aatam,…

Kolam: A Tradition Combining Art and Geometry to Form Colorful Patterns

Kolam: A Tradition Combining Art and Geometry to Form Colorful Patterns By

Move through the streets of any village in Tamil Nadu, India, early in the morning, and try to find a home that does not have a beautiful pattern on the…

Story Telling with a Message Set to Music!

Story Telling with a Message Set to Music! By

Storytelling is an art form greatly revered by the Tamil people. The art of narrating tales has flourished in Tamil Nadu for many centuries in various forms such as Theru…

Tamil Nadu’s Multimedia Paintings from the 16th Century
Tamil Nadu’s Multimedia Paintings from the 16th Century

Get ready to read about an amazing art form of Tamil Nadu. Experience a wonderful world…

Ancient Storehouse of Wisdom that is Relevant Today
Ancient Storehouse of Wisdom that is Relevant Today

The Thirukural is one of the most valuable literary works in the Tamil language. It is…

Architectural Splendors Frozen in Stone
Architectural Splendors Frozen in Stone

The culture and the heritage of Tamil Nadu date back to ancient…

A Cure for The Drought: Rain Dance
A Cure for The Drought: Rain Dance

Tamilnadu is home to a rich tradition of arts. ‘Iyal, Isai, Nadagam’…

Varma Kalai – The Deadliest Martial Art
Varma Kalai – The Deadliest Martial Art

Martial arts are codified systems of combat practices learnt for a variety…

Yes! Puppetry Was Born in Tamil Nadu
Yes! Puppetry Was Born in Tamil Nadu

Bommalattam, the puppet show or puppet dance, is one of the oldest…