Sun shines on London Tamil youth’s Pongal celebrations

Under the clear blue skies and sunshine of a frosty winter’s morning, members of TYO UK (Tamil Youth Organisation UK), celebrated the ancient Tamil festival of thanksgiving, Thai Pongal, this weekend. Having completed morning Thai Pongal celebrations with their families at home, members came together, bearing traditional Tamil festive items such as maavillai, karumbu, thoranam, …

Tamil Eelam flag joins Borussia Dortmund’s parade at Westfalenstadion

The Tamil Eelam flag was carried by a member of the Tamil Youth Organisation (TYO) and three other Borussia fans. The national flags of Tamil Eelam and Sri Lanka were amongst forty paraded Saturday in Germany’s biggest stadium, the Westfalenstadion, before a football match between champions Borussia Dortmund and FC Nuremberg. Borussia Dortmund, one of …

Australia’s cricketers should shun Sri Lanka – TYO Australia

18 July 2011 Despite growing international outrage over the Sri Lankan military’s mass killings of over 40,000 Tamil civilians in 2009, the Sri Lankan government is defiantly refusing to heed international demands for an independent investigation into the atrocities. Instead it is escalating a range of discriminatory and repressive policies towards the Tamil people. Australia’s …

Ilam Kaatru blows audience away

‘Ilam Kaatru’ (‘Youth Wind’), the Tamil Youth Organisation’s (TYO) annual talent show returned after a two year gap on March 12 to wow the audience with an evening of dance, music and other entertainment.Group and solo performances by youngsters and youth ranging from primary school students to university undergraduates celebrated the Tamil nation and its …

NE TYOUK Proudly Presents Varnangal 2007

TYO NE’s Varnangal 2007 was an immense success, sending home both a happy audience and satisfied performers. The night provided a combination of various acts from all sorts of cultures from Kurdish folk music to Middle Eastern and Egyptian belly dancing, Brazilian Capoeira and good old British street dance! Onlookers were treated to a fashion …

Chess & carrom tournament

Over twenty sporting enthusiasts took part in TYOUK’s first Chess and Carrom tournament held on Saturday 13th August 2011. Participants from across London, included a few adults but mainly children, including many members of the UKTSU football team. The chess tournament included three divisions – under 12s, under 16s and open, whilst carrom was divided …

Tamils to commemorate and honour fallen heroes by pinning a Karthigai Poo to their hearts.

November 12th 2011 Toronto – The Karthigai Poo pin modeled after the Gloriosa Lily (Botanical name – Liliaceae Glory lily), the national flower of Tamileelam has been released by the Tamil Youth Organization to symbolize and mark the month of November. The month of November is a tribute to our martyrs, and their immense sacrifice …