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Chennai 2000 Plus Trust

  • Field visit to ancient inscription sites of Chennai

    Thursday, March 14, 2019, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust invites participants to a field visit to view the 1,000 year-old inscriptions of Velachery, Tirusoolam and Adambakkam on March 17 morning, and Kundrathur, Mangadu and Koyambedu post-afternoon on March 17. The visit will be conducted by Dr M Chandramoorthy, former Deputy Director, State Archaeology department.

  • Ten Day Seminar on Ancient Chennai 2000 – Puliyur Kottam

    Friday, February 22, 2019, Chennai

    A ten-day Seminar will be held on Ancient Chennai 2000 - Puliyur Kottam including field visits by Chennai 2000 Plus Trust from February 18 to 28, 2019, to highlight the historical and cultural treasures of Chennai which is over 2,000 years old. Epigraphists, Tamil scholars, experts in the field of archaeology and history, will take part in the seminar to be held at various venues.

  • Lecture on Seethai by Thiruppur Krishnan on Sunday

    Saturday, January 19, 2019, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Vivekananda Cultural Centre present Ithihaasa Paathirangal lecture on SEETHAI by Tamil scholar Thiruppur Krishnan at Vivekananda House on Sunday

  • Happy Birthday Chennai, recalling the Government Order on name change

    Sunday, September 30, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust wishes all its readers and the people of Greater Chennai a happy birthday !!! Yes, Sept 30 is the official birthday of Chennai – the day when Chennai was renamed (giving up the British legacy of Madras) through a Government Order issued on September 30, 1996, 22 years ago.

  • Do not reduce Chennai history from 2,000 years to 379: Rangaraj

    Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Chennai

    For a city which has a history of over 2,000 years with its own culture, literature, music, dance, sculpture, trade and commerce, maritime activity, system of jurisprudence, effective administration, decentralized systems, elected local bodies, and what not, to be called 379 years old is the ultimate insult one can provide

  • July 21 marks 651st year of Madrasapatnam inscription establishing ancient Chennai

    Sunday, July 22, 2018, Penneswaramadam

    July 21, 2018, that is today, marks the 651st anniversary of the Madrasapatnam inscription of Kamapana II at Penneswaramadam in Krishnaigir taluk, Krishnagiri district, on a rock surface near the Pennaiyar river dated July 21, 1367, which established that Madrasapatnam or Madras or ancient Chennai had been in existence for at least 651 years and that it was not a new town built or founded by the British on August 22, 1639.

  • Scintillating dance programme of Aadal Kaaneero by Mylapore Trio

    Saturday, July 7, 2018, Chennai

    The Mylapore Trio – S.Amarnath, S.Surendranath and S.Aparna -- of “Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation”, Mylapore, presented a Classical Dance programme, “Aadal Kaaneero”, at Vengeeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani, Chennai

  • Chennai 2000 Plus Trust special lecture on Poigai Azhvaar

    Saturday, July 7, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust presented the second part of Poigai Aazhvaar special lecture on January 20, 2016, at Parthasarathy Temple, Thiruvallikeni, by scholar M A Venkatakrishnan. Poigai Aazhvaar is regarded as the first of the Mudhal Aazhvaars.

  • Naadabrahmam, Chennai 2000 Plus organise music festival

    Saturday, July 7, 2018, Chennai

    Naadabrahmam and Chennai 2000 Plus Trust organised a music and dance festival in Chennai from December 28 to 30, 2015, at Sri Ramakrishna Mission Hr Secondary School (South),

  • Special programme on Arunagirinathar at Marundheeswarar temple

    Saturday, July 7, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust presented a special programme on Arunagirinathar at Marundheeswarar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur on December 23, 2015.

  • How Siva bhakt Ravana met with death despite boons from Siva

    Thursday, July 5, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust present a special lecture on Siva Bhaktiyum, Ravananum at Vadapalani Sivan Temple (Vengeswarar Koil) on June 4, 2016. The lecture was provided by Thiru Thiruppur Krishnan, Editor, Amudhasurabhi magazine.

  • Talk on special connection between Chennai and sage Agathiyar

    Thursday, July 5, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust organised a special Talk on Chennai and Agathiyar by writer Thiruppur Krishnan at Marundheeswarar Temple in Thiruvanmiyur

  • Eminent Carnatic vocalist R.Suryaprakash renders Shivrathri Carnatic concert

    Thursday, July 5, 2018, Chennai

    Eminent Carnatic vocalist R.Suryaprakash rendered an excellent Carnatic vocal concert on the occasion of Maasa Shivrathri at Besant Nagar

  • Varshaji presented Sashti programme with Thirugnanasambandar songs

    Sunday, July 1, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Sri Krishna Sweets presented a special Sashti evening at Vadapalani Murugan Temple on February 13, 2016, with a lecture cum music session by Thiru Varshaji (Simham Kumar). The session was devoted to Thirugnanasambandar songs.

  • Ancient TN ports had flourishing trade with Rome, Greece and China

    Sunday, June 10, 2018, Chennai

    Various ports along the Coromandel coast for example, and Puhar (Poompuhar) , Korkai, Mayilapur, Madrasapatnam and Pazhaverkadu had established trade relations with several foreign countries, and Tamil Nadu had a large share of exports to Rome.

  • Schoolgirl Samanvithaa programme on Murugan Avathaaram, Valli Kalyanam

    Sunday, July 31, 2016, Chennai

    A tenth standard, school girl, K S Samanvithaa, presented a discourse on Murugan Avathaaramum, Valli Kalyanamum, at Vadapalani Sivasn Temple (Pulityur Vengeswarar) on May 11, 2016, as part of the Sashti programme organised by Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Sri Krishna Sweets.

  • Classical music concert on Anjanaeya and Rama at Nanganallur

    Sunday, July 31, 2016, Chennai

    Nanmangalam Sisters Tmt Meena and Tmt Karpagam rendered a Classical music concert on Anjanaeya and Rama at Nanganallur Anjaneyar temple on March 31, 2016. The music concert, organised by Chennai 2000 Plus Trust, was held under the title of Jay Hanuman.

  • Special Upanyaasam on Anjaneyar held by Kidambi Narayanan

    Sunday, July 31, 2016, Chennai

    A Special Upanyaasam on Anjaneyar was held by Thiru Kidambi Narayanan on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at Nanganallur Anjaneyar Temple. The programme was organised by Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Sri Krishna Sweets.

  • Special Talk on Chennai and Agathiyar by Thiruppur Krishnan on Feb 20

    Thursday, February 18, 2016, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust is organising a special Talk on Chennai and Agathiyar by Thiruppur Krishnan on February 20, 2016, at Marundheeswarar Temple

  • Carnatic music concert on Maasa Shivrathri day

    Thursday, February 18, 2016, Chennai

    Carnatic vocalist R.Suryaprakash rendered a Carnatic vocal concert on the occasion of Maasa Shivrathri at Besant Nagar Vinayagar temple in Chennai

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