3RD ANNUAL WORLD TAMILAR FESTIVAL
GOTO celebrates 3rd year World Tamilar festival
The 3rd year of world Tamilar festival was conducted by GOTO in association with world Tamil chamber of commerce and pink ads on 6thof January 2017 at Le Royal Meridian in a grandiose. The opulent event started with Tamil Thai vazlthu followed by lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries present, Miss. Khamsajini Gunarathnam, Deputy Mayor of Oslo, Dr Dr.Radhakrishanan, Thiru Muthu Siva lingam, and Dr. Palani. G. Periyasamy, Ilam Pari karunakaran , Kalvi. Ko. Thiru Vishwanathan, Thiru.Isari Ganesh, Mr.Samual devaseyan, Mr.Ravibhalan, MrAbdul hameed.
Mr. Velmurugan then flagged off the event with a devotional Tamil song praising the language and felicitating it. Following it was a classical dance performance. Later, J. Jayalalithaa, who passed away recently was given a floral condolence by the guests present.
A book on the dynamic lady titled “The Revolutionary Dynamic Lady: role model of India” was written by Dr.M.S.Tamil Arasan and published by Sundar Rajan. This book was released by Dr. Palani.G. Periyasamy M.D of Le royal Meridian and Dr.Radhakrishnan, Educational Minister, Sri lanka and recived by the other dignitaries present.
Then, followed the speech of Mr.Selvakumar, organiser of world Tamilian festival who spoke about uniting Tamils all over the world and the need for it. He also stressed on how the GOTO works in uniting people across the globe.
The second half of the event witnessed various Tamil cultural activities like Thappatham, Oyilatham, Karagam by Mattru Oodaga Maiyam. The need for jallikathu was also Emphasised during the event by Traditional Fashion Show of DreamZone Annanagar crew. Sadanai Tamilan award was given to Mr. Abdul Hameed, Dr. Sathya Narayan, Dr.Palani.G. Periyasami, Raghawa Lawrence trust, tanjara products, and Khamsajini. The event was witnessed by many legendries including kumarivel anath, Dir. Barathi Raja, and kollywood celebrities like hip-hop Tamizah, Kayal chandran, VJ Anjana, Jagan, Velmurugan and others were present.