Welcome to Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV)

TAGDV Events

Pongal Vizha celebrations: 

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Pongal Vizha Program Highlights:

  • Cultural Programs
  • Kolam Competitions
  • TAGDV’s Annual Super Dancer Competition.
  • “Vaazhai Ilai” lunch will be introduced and served by our Sangam for the first time.
  • MAIN PROGRAM:  Amudhavanan & Madurai Muthu – “Nagaichuvai Avial”

 

TAGDV Super Dancer Competition:

 

Upcoming Events:
Chithirai Thiruvizha – 2017

Board of Trustees:
1. Dr. Kar Muthumani(Chairman)
2.
Mr. Antony Rajan(Secretary)
3.
Dr. Mahalakshmi Srinivasan(Treasurer)
4.
Mr. Duraikannan Sundarackannan
5.
Mr. Krishnamani Ramasubramaniam

Executive Committee(2016-2017):
1.  Mr. Arvind Aravindhan – President
2.
  Mr. Venkatesan Ranganathan – Vice President
3.
  Mr. Narayanan Radhakrishnan –  Secretary
4.
  Ms. Visalatchi Raman – Treasurer
5.
  Mr. Gynanasabai Muthupalaniappan
6.
  Mr. Shyamsundar Vaithiyanathan
7.
  Mr. Venkat Venkataraman
8.
  Mr. Kannan Chidambaram
9.
   
Ms. Kalyani Ramasamy

 Objectives:

The Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV) – serving the Philadelphia area and its surrounding NJ and Delaware areas – is a cultural, charitable, secular, non-political organization primarily interested in cultivating and fostering Tamil culture, language, literature and friendship.

The primary objectives of TAGDV are: Cultivate and promote Tamil Culture and friendship by organizing various cultural events Social activities. Promote and foster the knowledge of Tamil language and literature. Strive for and promote better understanding between people of Tamil and other cultures and organizations with compatible objectives.

Organization Structure:

 Executive Committee
  Board of Trustees
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Five Committee Members
  • Chairperson
  • Secretary 
  • Treasurer 
  • Two Members 
  • Ex-officio members – TAGDV President and Treasurer of the Executive Committee

 

Primary Events:

The events TAGDV celebrate
The following major events are organized each calendar year by TAGDV:

Pongal Day: Organized during the second week in January, this event coincides with the harvest season in Tamil Nadu.
Tamil New Year’s Day: Organized during the second week in April, this event marks the beginning of the Tamil New Year.
Deepavali: a.k.a. the festival of lights, this event marks the victory of good over evil and is celebrated towards the end of October or early November.
Couple’s Night: This event coincides with the Valentine’s Day during the middle of February.
Special events: Performances by visiting professional artists and scholars from India.

Activities:

• Tamil School
• Human Services
• Youth Committee

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