For Children

Make a thematic photobook of Chennai – Submission by Aug. 28, 2022

Conducted by YOCee.

Two themes to choose from:
1. Water/water bodies (river, streams, rains, temple tanks, beaches… anything that is water)
2. Heritage & Learning (Museums, heritage places of any kind, places of cultural importance … anything that has a history of its own)

Organise the photos in a Word/PowerPoint/PDF presentation along with information about each of the pictures as a caption below each of them. You can make up to 10 pages and not more.

Open to children up to 17 years of age.
Mail the presentation to . The best 10 entries will be showcased on

Tour guide of my neighbourhood – Presentation – Aug. 28, 2022

Be a tour guide for people who visit your neighbourhood and show them around what is unique in your area. Make a PowerPoint presentation with pictures of lesser known places of your neighbourhood. Limit: 8 slides and 8 minutes and be ready.

Present online on Aug, 28, 2022 at 5 p.m. A link will be provided to the participants on Aug, 27, 2022 to join.

Open to children up to 17 years of age. No entry fee.
Register here to be a part of this event:

Photowalk for kids: Pondy Bazaar Promenade – Aug. 27, 2022

The 13th year of Madras Week Photowalk of YOCee will be along the Soundarapandiyanar Angadi, popularly known as Pondy Bazaar.
The walk is led by Ramaswamy N, Chennai Daily Photo.

Starting Point: Pavement Near Home Town (Opp Residency Towers Hotel). Starts at 3.30 p.m.
For children of 10 years and above. Parents can accompany, but kids do the clicking.

Bring your own camera (Any type). Carry your water bottle. Dress easy.
Free walk. Register with Revathi at 9840544629 (Whatsapp). Open only to first 25 registrations.

Contest: Chennai Heritage Contest for School Teams – Aug.22, 2020

The annual Chennai Heritage Contest for Schools is back this year.

School team must choose 3/4 streets in one area, dig into their histories and present them in a PowerPoint presentation.

This year’s theme – STREETS.
Contest date; Aug.22, 9 am to 2pm
Venue; Sastri Hall, Luz, Mylapore.

Conducted by Mylapore Times, a neighbourhood newspaper from Chennai

All details in the poster below:


For Children: Make Y(o)ur Social History Album/Scrapbook

Organised by Madras Social History Group.

AGE: 8 to 16 (individual) –
SUBMISSION – On or before 1st week of August; Result on 20th August 2022
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
Contact for further details, registrations and other enquiries
Mobile: +91 9444 253 532
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