Heritage of Chennai:Multimedia Presentation Contest for Schools

This contest is held in connection with Madras Day 2017 which celebrates our city. The contest encourages city school students to explore Chennai’s heritage and present the topic given to you in multimedia form. This contest has been held for 14 years.

This year’s theme of the contest is Old Markets of the city.

Choose a unique market in the city which has its own history. Study the streetscape, the local architecture, the nature of business and the striking features of this place. Take classy photos, make notes, talk to people in the know.

Here are some markets that are unique – Koyambedu Vegetable Market, Second-hand auto parts in Pudupet, Dry Fish in Basin Bridge, Fresh Fish market in Redhills and Chintadripet, Temple umbrellas and garlands in Chintadripet, Old books located where Moore Market stood once …

Please refer the rules of the contest in the poster below.

The contest-presentation need not be submitted to the organisers. But ask your teacher – adviser to seek the approval of your theme by emailing to themadrasday@gmail.com before you start working on the project.

The contest will be held on August 22, 2017, from 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Venue: Srinivasa Sastri Hall, Luz, Mylapore, Chennai.

The event is supported by Mylapore Times, the neighbourhood newspaper and South India National Association (SINA), Luz, Chennai.