TCA conducted celebrated Pongal on 24th February 2019 with more than 400 Tamil community members participating. Various cultural activities like the signing, dancing and drama were orchestrated by our kids. The highlight of the program was our local Kenyan kids from nearby homes who performed dances for Tamil songs. The event ended with a traditional south Indian vegetarian lunch served in banana leaves.
TCA conducted a women's Tennikoit tournament at Arya Girls school,3rd Parklands this morning (17th of March). The event was well received by the ladies of the community who participated with enthusiasm and team spirit. Of the 5 teams who took part, the COOLfi girls team won the competition and runners up were Nairobi Sharks. Players of the tournament were Ms Yamini Pandian and Ms Jenipa Sukumar.
TCA conducted elections for the new committee to take over in 2019, along with the Pongal celebrations. A new committee was elected by TCA members. The committee is headed by Mr. Sridhar Ganesan as Chairman and Mr. Srikaanth Sreenivasan as Vice Chairman. Details of the entire team are in the Committee Section on the webpage. Feel free to reach out to the team for any assistance.
We had an interesting event on 28th April 2019, at OSHWAL CENTRE AUDITORIUM from 8 am till 2 pm. The SUN TV famous Kalyanamalai Pattimandram was be conducted in association with Tamil Cultural Association of Kenya with Tamil renowned speakers Mr. Raja, Mrs. Bharathi Bhaskar, Pulavar Ramalingam, Mr. Rajkumar, Mr. Madhu participating.
The event was telecasted from June to August 2019 during sundays on Sun TV primetime.
Link to watch event in YouTube - https://youtu.be/rANKHpJjIDY
As a part of the new initiatives to maintain our members healthy, relaxed and fit - TCA organized a Yoga Session "Open for all" on 07th April 2018. The event was conducted in GSCU School at 4th Parklands with a moderate number of members attending. The event proved helpful for our members who have requested for much more of this to be organised.
Tamil Cultural Association of Kenya hosted the Ramzan event to celebrate the fasting period in the holy month of Ramadan. The event has a great turn out by our brothers and sisters in first week of June 2019.
As we enrich all cultures we are happy to bring much more flavour to our association.
South Indian Cultural Academy (SICS) usually hosts Cricket Tournament in mid of the year. The participants of the tournament are teams representing each state of South India - Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra, Telangana and Kerala. The tournament has 2 formats - Above 40 & Below 40 teams. The tournament is a fierce action to watch as teams compete with each other at different states.
Our TCA team participated in all categories are the winners of the 2020 Tournament in all categories. They are the defending champions in all categories from 2018 till date for consequetive 3 years.
TCA celebrates Diwali Functions every year at a grand level. To enlighten the festive spirit, TCA conducted a Food Festival blended with cultural activities and games for the entire community members.
We had an amazing turn out of more than 3,500 people visit more than 40 stands which were a combination of food stalls, shopping & exhibitions. The event also had a large area for our kids to enjoy and was awarded the biggest ever Food Fest made by any South Indian Community organisations. We thank everyone for their participation.
Festival of Friendship in a sports event held usually for a week with participants coming in from 16 different states & communities of India. The participants are Kenyan based Indian origin and expatriates. The event is done on a grand scale with athletic events, triathlons, field events, aqua events & regular sports events like cricket, football, kabaddi, etc.
TCA participated in the same and won several accolades incl. of runners up in Kabbadi and much more.
TCA also participated in
1. Indian High Commission of Kenya - South Indian Food Fest showcasing our culture
2. Hindu Council of Kenya - Cultural Fest for 2 days
3. Other Association Program participation
4. Programs in SKV, Ayyappa & Sri Murugan temples
5. Tamil School certification events & many more