Author Archive: Admin Madras Day

Awards: Champions of Chennai – Aug. 17, 2021

KSA Trust, Chennai is hosting its 8th edition of the Champions of Chennai Awards. This annual event will be held online and beamed via Zoom ( to join the meeting – ID 936 2403 1794. Pass Code – COC2021. At 7 p.m.

The awards will be given to 7 low-profile ‘champions’ in the field of Art, Education, Healthcare, Science, Social Initiative and Sport.

The chief guest is Dr. R . Nataraj, former TN DGP and former MLA of Mylapore

Since 2013, KSA Trust has recognised 45 outstanding individuals/organisations of the city from different fields. The awards were given at a city venue in pre-pandemic time.

Contest: Annanagar history – Video / PowerPoint – Last day – Aug. 8, 2021

AGE: 15 and above; No of persons: 2 to 5
SUBMISSIONS – On or before 1st week of August; Result on 21st August 2021
How your family moved to annanagar , when ? How? Why ?. How your family history is related to Annanagar
Mode: Online (Link will be shared after registration)

Presentation will be online. Link will be shared on registration.

Organised by Nam veedu nam oor nam kadhai

Contact for further details, registrations and other enquiries
Email:annanagarshg@gmail.com
Mobile: +91 9444 253 532
Instagram @namveedu_namoor_namkadhai

Contest: Make Y(our) Own Social History Album / Scrap Book – Last date – Aug. 8, 2021

AGE: 8 to 16 (individual) –
SUBMISSION – On or before 1st week of August; Result on 21St August 2021
Start with a 4 generation family tree (minimum), add pictures, plan of your house (before and now), write stories, add function invitations,postcards,sketches etc – and how your family moved to annanagar, when? How? Why? How your family history is related to Annanagar
Mode: Online (Link will be shared after registration)

Organised by Nam veedu nam oor nam kadhai

Contact for further details, registrations and other enquiries
Email:annanagarshg@gmail.com
Mobile: +91 9444 253 532
Instagram @namveedu_namoor_namkadhai

Quiz: Anna Nagar Quiz – Prelims – Aug. 14, 2021

Registration – before 1st week of August;
Preliminary round – 14th August 2021, Saturday (10.30am – Google form)
Quiz on zoom call – 22nd August 2021, Sunday – Time – 5.00pm to 6.30pm
Quiz Master: Mr. Karthikeyan Gopalakrishnan
Mode: Online (Link will be shared after registration)

Organised by Nam veedu nam oor nam kadhai

Contact for further details, registrations and other enquiries
Email:annanagarshg@gmail.com
Mobile: +91 9444 253 532
Instagram @namveedu_namoor_namkadhai

Talk: On the book Mahe and Mano – Aug. 29, 2021

A talk about the book and discussion with Artist Manohar Devadoss

At 11 a.m.  Organised by Madras Literary Society

Mode : Zoom

Meeting ID: 818 6926 3218
Passcode: MLS

Open to all. Link to the talk will be sent upon registration.
To register, contact for further details, registrations and other enquiries

Email:
madrasliterarysociety@gmail.com
Instagram @mls_1812
Facebook @madrasliterarysociety

Storytelling: Madras Stories: Memories & Emotions – Aug. 26, 2021

By 11 storytellers.
From 6 pm to 8 pm.  Organised by Madras Literary Society

Down the memory lane by Katha Kamamishu for preserving the heritage, art, architecture and culture of our glorious past. Come, listen to eleven storytellers telling us what Madras means to them! Stories of the places, people, memories and the experiences! Chennai is the city that unites the place with the people by an emotion that is Madras!

Mode : Zoom

Paid event: Rs.300/-

Link to the talk will be sent upon registration.
To register, contact for further details, registrations and other enquiries

Email:
madrasliterarysociety@gmail.com
Instagram @mls_1812
Facebook @madrasliterarysociety

To register,

Gpay to this number – +91 98844 72301

Or transfer to Account Details Below:

NAME: Kathakshetra
BANK: Union Bank, Adyar Gandhi Nagar BRANCH
ACC NO: 070310100043969
IFSC CODE: UBIN0807036

Do send a screenshot of the proof of payment, link will be shared

Movie Screening: Made in Madras – Aug. 15, 2021

At 11 a.m.

Screening and discussion with Director Shikha kumari
Direction Team: Mohit Arora, Aishwarya Ashok, Shikha Kumari

Organised by Madras Literary Society
Mode : Zoom

Open to all. Link to the talk will be sent upon registration.
To register, contact for further details, registrations and other enquiries

Email:
madrasliterarysociety@gmail.com
Instagram @mls_1812
Facebook @madrasliterarysociety

Storytelling Workshop (In Tamil): Off We Go! To Chennai, To Chennai – Aug. 6, 2021

Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Chennai Chapter and Young INTACH Heritage Education and Communication Service (HECS) INTACH in collaboration with Talking Club organise a Storytelling Workshop.

On Aug. 6, 2021. From 3.45 to 5.00 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81426422018?pwd=dURVR0pnMXpPVmtsTU56SG1mRzc4dz09

Meeting ID: 814 2642 2018
Passcode: STORY2

Two teachers and Ten children from each school can join.

Contact INTACH Chennai Chapter at 044 24994909, 24991696. Email youngintachchennai@gmail.com

Storytelling Workshop: Off We Go! To Chennai, To Chennai – Aug. 6, 2021

Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Chennai Chapter and Young INTACH Heritage Education and Communication Service (HECS) INTACH in collaboration with Talking Club organise a Storytelling Workshop.

On Aug. 6, 2021. From 2.30 to 3.30 p.m.

Online. Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85047949799?pwd=d094WnlaOEc4NGwzV0RoNklIYTluUT09

Meeting ID: 850 4794 9799
Passcode: STORY1

Contact INTACH Chennai Chapter at 044 24994909, 24991696. Email youngintachchennai@gmail.com

The Madras Quiz – Aug. 30, 2020 (Regn. closed)

Online only. Open to individuals.
Free registration.
Prelims at noon. Finals – 3 pm.

This quiz is supported by the Murugappa Group. Quizmaster – Dr Sumanth Raman.

Contestants who sign up in advance will get an acknowledgment; just before prelims on Aug.30, each will get a web link to use – questions will roll out, one at a time – you submit answers in the limited time given to you.
Finalists will be intimated thereafter and the Quiz Final round will be held via Zoom, which will be webcast LIVE on YouTube from 3 pm onwards for all to watch!
Here is the weblink to register – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeXqO49Y4ftsJVgoTzhSDRLImNdm7liBWvPSBpMI-QlwRB6cg/viewform?usp=sf_link  

(Registration closed)

The finals of The Madras Quiz will be live webcast at the following link:

https://www.livewebcast.in/madrasquiz

 

Online Quiz on Madras – Aug. 29, 2020

How much do you know about erstwhile Madras?

Register for the online quiz via http://bit.ly/madras-quiz-29aug
along with a payment of Rs. 49. A major portion of the fees will be donated to Swarga Foundation.

Fill up the Google form and share payment reference to receive the Quiz link. Screenshot can be shared to Whatsapp numbers provided below.

The quiz link will go live on Aug. 29, 2020. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2 hours only)

Eligibility: Age 12 and above

Payment mode: GPAY to 9840881583.
Whatsapp numbers: 9790144584 or 9840881583. Email: suja_madhu@rediffmail.com

Quiz Master: Mr. Vignesh Raja

Hosted by You & I Consulting and Training.