Madras Day 2006 – Calendar of Events

Date Event Venue Time
Aug. 20 George Towne Walk - Guide: V. Sriram Starts from Armenian Street 6.30am
  Mylapore - San Thome Walk - Guide: Vincent D' Souza Starts from Luz Church, Opp. Nageswara Rao Park 6.30am
  Talk by dancer Lakshmi Viswanathan on ' An urban setting for an ancient dance' Hotel The Park 6.30pm
      :: Madras Day 1 Photos
Aug. 21 Living Heritage Project for School Children Guru Nanak Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Velachery 9.00am
  Exhibition of old Madras stamps, photos, maps, etc., Clive Hall, Fort St. George 10.30am
  Talk by Dr. A. R Venkatachalapathy on

'Songsters of the Crossroads; Popular literature in Colonial Madras'

Chamiers Boutique, Chemiers Road 6.30pm
      :: Madras Day 2 Photos
Aug. 22 Launch of - Madras Eye - Live web camera on Chennai Marina Beach 6.30am
  All India Radio Programmes Over FM RAINBOW, 107.1 MHz From 8am to 11pm
  Living Heritage Project for School Children Asan Memorial Sr. Sec. School, Greams Road 9.00am
  Fort St. George Walk for School Groups Starts at the parking lot in front of Fort St. George 9.30am
  Exhibition of old Madras stamps, photos, maps, etc., Clive Hall, Fort St. George 10.30am
  Talk by V. Ramnarayan on Cricket in Chennai Taj Coromandel 6.30pm
  Talk on Madras by Vincent D' Souza,  A Team Presentation on "Wild Life in Chennai"  by  Dr. N. M. Ishwar, Dr. Bindu Raghuvan  & Ms. Madhuri Ramesh (Open to Rotary Cleb members) Hotel Connemara  6.30pm
  Bilingual Reading of a range of Tamil literature by Asim Sharma (in English) , Pritham K Chakravarthy (in Tamil) The British Council 7.00pm
      Madras Day 3 Photos
Aug. 23 Exhibition of old Madras stamps, photos, maps, etc., Clive Hall, Fort St. George 10.30am
  Living Heritage Project for School Children - North Madras Schools Thangam Maligai, T. H. Road, Kaladipet 9.00am
  Talk by V. Sriram on the book 'Music In South India (Open to Madras Book Club members only) Taj Connemara 6.30pm
  Talk by Mr. K R A Narasiah, historian and writer on 'History of Madras City (Open to Rotary Club members only) Hotel Royal Shan, Poonamalle High Road 6.30pm
Aug. 24 Living Heritage Project for School Children PSBB School, K. K. Nagar 9.00am
  Talk by K Hariharan on 'Cinema in Chennai' Chamiers Boutique, Chamiers Road 6.30pm
Aug. 25 Living Heritage Project for School Children Shankara Vidyashram, Tiruvanmiyur 9.00am
  Talk by K. Kalpana, a conservation architect The Accord Metropolitan, G. N. Chetty Road, T Nagar 6.30pm
Aug. 26 Fort St. George Walk Starts at the parking lot opp. Fort St. George 8.00 am
  Nature Walk Theosophical Society, Besant Avenue Road 8.30 am
  Living Heritage Project for School Children P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 9.00am
  Madras Quiz - Tamil for Tamil medium school students - Prelims P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 1.30pm
  Madras Quiz - Tamil for Tamil medium school students - Finals P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 3.30pm
 
Exhibition of Masonic artifacts and visit of Masonic Temples and buildings

Freemason's Hall, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore. 4pm 4.00pm
  Rowing Songs Demonstration (songs that fishermen sing out at sea) Near the Seashell Gift Shop. Nochikuppam Beach Road 5.00pm
  Talk by Theodore Bhaskaran on ' History from below ;the Roja Muthiah Library of Chennai' Chamiers Boutique 6.30pm
  Madras in Vintage Cinema - Film clippings presented by Film historian, writer Randor Guy and Vintage Heritage P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 6.30pm
Aug.27 Poonamalle High Road Walk Starts at Mayor Ramanathan stadium, Egmore 6.00am
  Fort St. George Walk Starts at the parking lot opp. Fort St. George 8.00am
  Nature Walk Guindy National Park 8.00am
  Mad Bulls - Bike Rally Starts at Chepauk 8.30 am
  Madras Quiz - English Open to all - Prelims P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 2.00pm
  Madras Quiz - English Open to all - Finals P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 4.00pm
 
Dr. A.M. Swaminathan , President, SINA & Ranade Library

Shanmughasundaram Hall, Karpagambal Nagar
5.30 pm
  Talk on 'The last five Test matches in Chepauk'. By Badri Seshadri Shanmughasundaram Hall, Karpagambal Nagar ( opposite Amrutanjan), Luz 5.45 pm
  Living Heritage Project for School Children - Prize distribution P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 6.00pm
  Madras Kutcheri - presented by Carnatica P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore 6.30 pm
  Talk by Kanimozhi on 'Poetry in Chennai' Taj Coromandel 6.30 pm