Events 2013

Art & Handwriting competition – Aug. 18, 2013

Kids above 5 years can take part in an Art and Handwriting competition. From 2 pm to 6 pm.
The topic will be given on the spot and will be related to Madras Week Celebrations .
All children will get participation certificates. Register before 16th August 2013 Registration fee Rs 100/-

Venue: Kalaa Manjari ,
6/12, First Street , Venus Colony , Alwarpet , Chennai – 600 018 .
call 2431 2676 / 98404 21305

Map making workshop for children – Aug. 25, 2013

MAP UR WAY – a Map-Making Workshop  for the kids.
On Aug. 25.  From 2 pm to 6 pm.

Organised by Kalaa Manjari activity centre and Bambaram Toy Library.

The kids will be explained the brief history of maps and cartography, its various uses and how to make a simple map of one’s neighborhood with the help of power point presentation.
After the workshop, the kids will be taken for a walk in the neighborhood and based on their observations, kids as a group,will be asked to create their own maps of the area with the various landmarks.
Kids above 10 years of age can participate. Registration fee Rs 100/-

Contact : 2431 2676, 98404 21305

Photowalk for children – Aug. 17, 2013

Organised by, the website for children.

Open to children studying in classes 5 to 12. The walk will start at 4.30 p.m. and will go on till 5.30 p.m. (approx.)
Starts from the Luz Church and ends at the Madhava Perumal temple, Mylapore.
In this walk children will get to pick up trivia about the history of the landmarks on our way and get to capture interesting scenes.

Walk led by N. Ramaswamy of

Children with a camera (any type) and love Chennai can join.
Free. Prior registration required. Limited to first 25 registrations.
Contact 98405 44629 – Revathi for registration. Parents are also welcome to join their children in the walk.

Photowalk – Aug. 25, 2013

Starting Point : In front of Kamala Theatre, Arcot Road, Vadapalani. At 6.30 a.m.

The Walk aims to cover the current & erstwhile Kollywood through the Studios of that area, which are either functioning or have become malls & hospitals now. End the walk at Erstwhile Karpagam Studios in the same road.

Contact : Ram at for registration & 9444062684 if one has lost his/her way on the day of the walk.

Photowalk / Heritage Walk – Aug. 18, 2013

Starting Point : Votive Shrine, Halls Road, Kilpauk. At 6.30 a.m.

The Walk would aim to cover the history of many Kilpauk based landmarks starting with the Votive Shrine @ Halls Road and move towards the Devar Kottai & then to Citadel at Landons Road,then cover Seetha Kingston House School and the other Ekambareswarar properties with history and end the walk at Kalki House off P H Road.
Organised by Chennai Photowalk and Kilpauk Heritage Walk. Volunteers from Kilpauk Heritage Walk will give a brief background about each landmark.
Contact : Ram at for registration & 9444062684 if one has lost his/her way on the day of the walk.