Friday, 25 August 2023 - 4:00pm to Sunday, 27 August 2023 - 8:00am
British Council Chennai

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Panel Discussion Heritage Walk

Understanding Madras through literature, music and history
Panellists: Nivedita Louis; Meenakshi Devaraj; Monali Bala; Kombai Anwar; Bessie Cecil

The session will be moderated by Ms Thirupurasundari Sevvel

There are many ways to learn about a city, and each story matters and should be recorded. Throughout the years, various resources like traditional songs, ancient poetry, inscriptions, oral narrations, and textiles have shared insights about the city. These resources have enabled each panellist to contribute to the broader understanding of the city.

Followed by Q&A and refreshments.

Date: Friday, 25 August 2023
Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Partner: Madras Literary Society (MLS) 

Venue: British Council, 737, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600002



Join Us for a Heritage Walk in Celebration of Madras Day

Partner : MLS and Nam veedu Nam oor Nam kadhai

Embark on a journey through Chennai's history and heritage. Explore the city’s hidden gems, and stories that have shaped its identity.

All city residents are invited to be part of this enriching experience. Let’s come together to celebrate our past and create lasting memories.

Date: Sunday, 27 August 2023
Time: 7.00 a.m.
Starting Point: Higginbothams
Ending Point: British Council

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For more information, please write to or call 8939831722

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