Posts Tagged ‘Tamil youth’


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.



Top Talents 2012 Tickets on Sale!

By Editor - December 1st, 2012

Top Talents 2012 Tickets on Sale!

With highly talent applicants along with vibrant performances, it will surely be a night to remember. It’s a great way to celebrate the end of the year, meet people and see amazing performances! You don’t want to miss out on this evening. Get your tickets soon!



Sri Lankan military presence must be removed in the Tamil populated areas

By Admin - November 30th, 2012

Sri Lankan military presence must be removed in the Tamil populated areas

While this disturbance may be the latest act committed by the Sri Lankan military forces against the Tamil population, it illustrates the need for the Canadian government, international community and the United Nations to seriously consider the conditions faced by the Tamil population in Sri Lanka. CTYA along with its members urge the democratic establishments around the world to immediately demand Sri Lankan government to remove military presence in the Tamil populated areas of North and East of the island.



Youth for the Youth Robotics Workshops are back!

By Editor - October 20th, 2012

Youth for the Youth Robotics Workshops are back!

At CTYA, we are excited to announce the start of Robotic classes for this winter. The Robotics competition was a big success as an event. To build on that success, we are introducing classes that will be more focused on math and science as used in robotics – in a classroom setting.



Tamil youth, Maneesa Sotheeswaran works to empower girls

By Editor - March 8th, 2012

Tamil youth, Maneesa Sotheeswaran works to empower girls

Tamil youth have been actively involved in shaping their communities for the better. A 16-year old Tamil youth, Maneesa Sotheeswaran, has been working with “Because I am a Girl” Campaign to empower and advocate for girls. Because I am a Girl is a global campaign that seeks to empower women in the developing world and help secure brighter futures for girls and women.



Hoop Dreams

By Editor - March 8th, 2012

Hoop Dreams

Written by: Janarthan Sadacharalingam, CTYA Athletics Director

Tamil basketball star Shajan Navaratnarajah has achieved what few, if not any, Tamil Canadians have ever done for Canadian university basketball. As the first Tamil basketball athlete for Ryerson University Rams, he has helped Ryerson Rams achieve a final four berth in the OUA (Ontario University Association) championships, The Wilson Cup.



CTFF Awards Nominations

By Admin - January 20th, 2011

CTFF Awards Nominations

Official awards nominations for the Canadian Tamil Film Festival (CTFF).



Top Talents: A Message From Patrick Brown, M.P.

By Admin - June 30th, 2010

Top Talents: A Message From Patrick Brown, M.P.

The “Top Talents Award Gala and Dinner” was very well organized. The passion and commitment of the CTYA towards this event was very evident.