Archive for the ‘Poetry/Art’ Category


Artist, Keerthana Nagaratnam

By Editor - May 18th, 2015

Artist, Keerthana Nagaratnam

This week on Talent Tuesday, we present Keerthana Nagaratnam. She is the young artist behind Waves of Colour and uses art as a medium to express important topics to youth. Keerthana has played an active role in the Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance’s Thazhumbakam project. As part of the project, there have been a series of artwork viewings for its future establishment as a Tamil genocide memorial museum. We wish her the best on all her success!



Cycle

By Editor - May 10th, 2015

Cycle

Watch the song birds
As they sing the sorrowful song that men always forget



Thornless Rose

By Editor - April 7th, 2015

Thornless Rose

The thornless rose
Lied in the field
Surrounded by those
Who became her shield

These lost souls
Came for this flower
But at large tolls
Lost their power



An Occurrence

By Editor - March 21st, 2015

An Occurrence

Written by: Mathusaan G.

Never thought about it
Till last week
When I saw you
And your dimpled cheek

You just thanked me
And we talked some
But when you did leave
My heart went numb



Hybrid Dancer, Meshach Anujan Asokan

By Editor - February 15th, 2015

Hybrid Dancer, Meshach Anujan Asokan

Today’s #TalentTuesday showcases Canadian Tamil talent Meshach Anujan Asokan, seen in the videos below, who performs complex and unique styles of dances – mastering genres like gaana, hiphop, reggae, etc.

This production was created by Tamil youth, support and encourage their talents by providing them with your feedback!



Eppo En Kaathal Solla, Gobiraj and Lefanta

By Editor - February 9th, 2015

Eppo En Kaathal Solla, Gobiraj and Lefanta

Here’s another addition to Steve Cliff’s MeloFunk Music Production where Canadian Tamil musical talents shine!

Singers: Gobiraj Sivalingam & Lefanta Anthonipillai
Music: Steve Cliff
Guitar: Suren Thavabalan
Keyboard: Kirishan Suresh
Drums: Arasan Singaraj



Ennodu Nee Irundhal Cover, Narmatha and Kiru

By Editor - February 1st, 2015

Ennodu Nee Irundhal Cover, Narmatha and Kiru

Title: Ennodu Nee Irundhal Cover Singer: Narmatha B. Music: Kirubarasan This production was created by Tamil youth, support and encourage their talents by providing them with your feedback! Narmatha may look familiar to our blog readers who attended CTYA’s 2012 Top Talents event. She was a performer with a mesmerizing voice. We wish her the…



Vote for Jessica Judes!

By Editor - January 18th, 2015

Vote for Jessica Judes!

Canadian Tamil talent Jessica Judes is up in the Wild Card Finals round of the Indian show ‘Super Singer Junior -Season 4’ and she needs your vote to advance to the Grand Finale. This remarkable young talent has worked hard over the last ten months to improve, excel, and perfect her vocal skills.



Kanave, A Musical Production

By Editor - January 18th, 2015

Kanave, A Musical Production

This production was created by Tamil youth, support and encourage their talents by providing them with your feedback!



Our Thai Pongal

By Editor - January 14th, 2015

Our Thai Pongal

Written By: Tharnya Sivanithy I, Walk through pools of muddy water Within the green pleated fields. The sun radiates its warmth Encouraging me to carry on As I bend and pull plants That were seeds, months before My wife, Pours the small brown and white grains That mother earth and I toiled to make Into the…