Arts and Culture

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 …

Arts and Culture

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 …

Arts and Culture

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 …

Analysis and Advocacy

Genocide continues unabated

Writing in The Platform, Mario Arulthas from the TYO UK (Tamil Youth Organisation UK) argues that the end of the armed conflict has not brought peace, but instead as the ruling regime “attempts to consolidate the Sinhala-Buddhist fascism that has plagued the island for decades”, the genocide of Tamils “continues unabated”. See here for article …