Posts Tagged ‘Tamil youth’


I am Canadian, but I am Thamizh first

By Editor - January 10th, 2016

I am Canadian, but I am Thamizh first

As a Tamil
As a Canadian
As a Tamil Canadian
It is my duty
To carry forward
My first language
My mother tongue
Enathu thai mozhi
Thamizh



Thulirkal, Impressions by Annuj

By Editor - August 7th, 2015

Thulirkal, Impressions by Annuj

Today Annuj is one of the most popular Tamil photographers not only within the Canadian Tamil community but also on an international level. He was also named one of the top 30 under 30 Canadian wedding photographers and has won multiple WPPI and Fearless awards.



Greetings For Thaalam 2015 – MP Parm Gill

By Editor - July 4th, 2015

Greetings For Thaalam 2015 - MP Parm Gill

As Canadians, we are fortunate to live in one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. With CTYA’s efforts, they are promoting the goodwill that exists among Canadians, and are helping to make a difference in our community. With the Ultimate Gaana Competition, the CTYA is building a stronger, more united Canada.



Greetings for Thaalam 2015 – Councillor Mike Layton

By Editor - July 4th, 2015

Greetings for Thaalam 2015 - Councillor Mike Layton

Congratulations to CYTA and to all those who have worked tirelessly to deliver what is sure to be a very exciting event. Please accept my best wishes for an enjoyable event and continued success.



Greetings for Thaalam 2015 – Paul Ainslie

By Editor - July 2nd, 2015

Greetings for Thaalam 2015 - Paul Ainslie

Thaalam 2015 dance competition fits well with Toronto’s vibrant community and through this art form, individuals are able to express themselves and their views, while exploring their creativity and skills through movement and music. I look forward to the Thaalam 2015: The Ultimate Gaana Competition successfully bringing the community together while promising great entertainment in our great City of Toronto.



Greetings for Thaalam 2015 – MP Paul Calandra

By Editor - July 1st, 2015

Greetings for Thaalam 2015 - MP Paul Calandra

It is with great pleasure that I extend my warmest greetings to all the participants in the Thaalam 2015: The Ultimate Gaana Competition. Hosted by the Arts & Culture Council of Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance (CTYA), this is a brilliant opportunity for our youth to showcase their many talents.



Manathil Uruthi Vendum – Let’s Talk Healthy Minds

By Editor - May 8th, 2015

Manathil Uruthi Vendum - Let's Talk Healthy Minds

Our aim is to promote action that changes attitudes and behaviours toward mental health. This journey began in 2014 and with the support of individuals, community groups and organizations, we are entering our second year hosting the “Manathil Uruthi Vendum” workshop and with everyone’s continuous support, we hope to work towards fostering knowledge and improving collaboration both within the Tamil community and mainstream. This is a free event and we welcome everyone from the community to come out to our workshop. If you are interested, please register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/manathil-uruthi-vendum-tickets-16546747768.



Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2015 – Results

By Editor - April 28th, 2015

Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2015 - Results

This year’s finals showcased a great match between Devilz and Smack That. After an extremely tight game, the Devilz prevailed as the winners.



Tamileelam Challenge Cup – Volleyball 2015

By Editor - April 2nd, 2015

Tamileelam Challenge Cup – Volleyball 2015

The battle to crown the new Tamileelam Challenge Cup Champion is fast arriving as the Athletics Council of CTYA will be hosting the 2015 Volleyball Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup. The tournament is open to everyone and we are having a call out of teams from 6 to 10 players. To register a team, please email: athletics@ctya.org or contact 416.428.8467. The last day to register is Sunday, April 19th 2015.



Thulirkal: Rising Star Kokilan Maheswaran!

By Editor - January 11th, 2013

Thulirkal: Rising Star Kokilan Maheswaran!

Kokilan Maheswaran strives to inspire a generation of others who share the same goals and desires that he has for the culture of cinema, acting, and artistry. He wants to be an inspiration to such youth so that in the future, the Tamil community could welcome the acting field more openly. He has completed several modeling shoots, a few music videos, and 2 feature films. His latest venture is “The Numb” illustrates the repercussions of drug abuse. This film was directed by Priyanthan Sathasivam, and is slated for a 2013 release.