EDUCATION

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Community Development

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Greater London Tamil Sangam is an association for people of Tamil origin living in and around Greater London, UK.

The purpose of the charity is to help the public (known as being ‘for public benefit’).

  • Education
    1. To propagate and foster Tamil and other Dravidian culture and to encourage the study of Tamil Language and Literature in particular through the medium of publications of books, magazines, newspapers, etc in Tamil and English.
    2. To establish schools, libraries, study groups and Tamil and English classes for adults and children.
    3. To encourage the study of Tamil language and literature by organising regular classes.
    4. Educate children on Tamil cultural values such as festivals, history and food nutritious.
  • The Arts
    1. To nurture young talents relevant to Tamil culture including but not restricted to music, dance, drama and linguistic skills.
    2. To organise and promote Tamil relevant sports and recreational activities such as Kabaddi, Sathurangam, Pallanguzhi.
  • Citizenship or Community Development
    1. To propagate the conception of universal brotherhood.
    2. To promote Tamil culture and values in and around UK by celebrating festivals like Tamil New Year, Harvest festival (Pongal) etc.
    3. To provide social, welfare and advisory services to the members and others.
    4. To integrate Tamil society living in Britain into British way of life by providing various training classes, employment-oriented courses, mental and physical health development, children activities, cultural activities and lectures.
  • Health
    1. To foster the health and wellbeing of community by organising activities like badminton, trekking, cycling etc.
    2. To provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life of the said persons and for such other charitable purposes
  • Religious or Racial Harmony
    1. To up-lift the Tamil community living in Britain through education, employment advice and social inclusion.
    2. Maintain relationships with organizations of similar interests in other parts of UK.
    3. To support temples and provide food services for the needed people.

 

One Vision Donation

July 2020, Dear All, In July 2020, Greater London Tamil Sangam donated food supplies for OneVision project. The donation was used towards providing food for schools and needed community during the Covid-19 pandemic. For more details of Onvision, please check – https://www.onevisionproject.org/ Thanks All.

வாங்க பழகலாம்… சவால்களை ஜெய்ப்போம் !!

Dear All, GLTS organised another virtual speech by Mr. Saha Nathan, an author and public speaker rendered a motivational talk on the topic “வாங்க பழகலாம் …சவால்களை ஜெய்ப்போம் !!”, 16th May 2020 @ 04.00pm. Mr. Saha Nathan is a well-known author of 11 books demonstrating healthy relationships and an awareness speaker …

இன்றும் என்றும் நல்வாழ்வுக்கு மூச்சுப் பயிற்சிகள்

Dear All, GLTS has been organising lot of virtual speech and the guest speaker for the first session was டாக்டர் சுந்தர் பாலசுப்ரமணியன், Medical University of South Carolina & PranaScience Institute, USA, Title: இன்றும் என்றும் நல்வாழ்வுக்கு மூச்சுப் பயிற்சிகள். This session was held on 19th April 2020 @ 5.00pm and the event …

Thai Pongal Celebration 2020 (தை பொங்கல் கொண்டாட்டம் 2020)

Dear All, GLTS celebrated Thai Pongal on 18th Jan 2020 at Rickmansworth school with a variety of traditional performance which highlighted our cultural heritage. Members from the local Tamil community showcased their talents through various cultural events such as Pot-breaking, Sillambattam, Karakkatam, Oyillatam, Parai, Bharathanatyam and much more. The evening …

Keeladi Thamizhar Thaimadi (கீழடி தமிழர்த் தாய்மடி) – ஒரு கலந்துரையாடல்

Tamil History & Culture: Keeladi Thamizhar Thaimadi – Oru Kalanduraiyadal Dear All, On 17th November 2019, GLTS organised a webinar and group discussion on the subject of “Keeladi Thamizhar Thaimadi”. Our key note speaker for this gathering was retired school head master Shri. V. Balasubramanian, who was instrumental to bring …