Tag: Madras Week
Madras Musings 16th Aug to Sep 1st
A look at what is on offer in the Aug 16th issue of Madras Musings
The city celebrated, but was it enough? #MadrasDay
The number of celebration to commemorate Madras Week is increasing but the numbers are still small.
The Dummy’s Guide of #MadrasWeek Questions
The same set of questions float around each Madras Week. The Man from Madras Musings presents a sample list
Fort St George Heritage Walk – Aug 31st, Sat,3.30pm
Sriram V’s annual feature – a heritage walk in Fort St George is scheduled for August 31st, Saturday, at 3.30 pm. Register now!
The Chetties (& others) of Chetpet – Heritage Walk Aug 25th 4pm
The Arya Vysyas were once a powerful though low profile community of Chennai, who put their wealth, earned through successful businesses, to good use by means of several charitable endowments. Many of them lived in and around Chetpet. Let us explore their history on August 25th at 4.00 pm.
Chennai – no longer a Tamil city #MadrasWeek
The house-building experiences of the Man from Madras Musings and his good lady made him realise how multilingual Chennai has become.
City celebrates despite Govt. indifference
The annual December Music Festival has been in progress in various pockets of the city during the next couple of weeks showcasing concerts of both classical music and dance. It is a niche event given the miniscule numbers that follow these arts, yet it has an inordinately high profile. The Season as we know it…
Madras Week in Pakistan
Madras Week has become so popular that it is now celebrated even in Pakistan, well almost.
Government to smile at Madras Day?
After years of studiously avoiding Madras Week, it appears that the Government may be a participant in 2018.
Aunty, MMM & Temple of Arts
Chennai is a city, Madras is an emotion – so runs a slogan that is regularly fished out each time Madras Week comes. It delights the pro-Madras gang and sets the teeth of the Chennai clique on edge. On a similar vein, Madras Week it appears is also some kind of an emotion. The Man…
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