Welcome to the home page of Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV), one of the oldest Tamil organizations in USA. TAGDV was founded in 1970 by Indian expatriates from Tamil Nadu, India and serves the geographical tri-state area around Philadelphia includes the South East PA, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

The Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV) is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and/or scientific purposes under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

பொங்கல் விழாவில் பங்கேற்று சிறப்பித்த அனைத்து உள்ளங்களுக்கும் டெலவர் பெருநிலத் தமிழ்ச்சங்கத்தின் சார்பில் நன்றி கலந்த வணக்கங்கள் 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Thanks to all the volunteers who made this event a great success 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Click here to view Pongal 2020 photo album


What we do?

Objectives
It is a family-centric organization with the goal of preserving Tamil Culture and Language.

Academic Activities
Currently, we run 4 Tamil Schools (Exton, PA, Plymouth meeting, PA, Middletown, DE and Wilmington, DE) and are affiliated with the Tamil Virtual Academy based in Chennai. We intend to obtain Accreditation of Tamil as an official second language in American School System and biliteracy program in PA.
We also hold several competitions annually for children and adults such as Spelling Bee, Thirukural recital, Poetry etc…

Cultural Activities
We celebrate Pongal (January), Tamil New Year (April) and Deepavali (October/November) with big events. We also have annual picnics and sports day.

TAGDV-Magazine
“Sangamam” magazine, is published twice a year to encourage interest towards Tamil literature and showcase members’ talents.

Community Activities
We have initiated “TAGDV Cares”. Based on the Tamil tradition that is several millennia old – “யாதும் ஊரே, யாவரும் கேளிர்” – TAGDV Cares aims to help equip every TAGDV member, to make the right decisions for themselves, their beloved families and the communities that sustain them.



Membership Registration

TAGDV Membership + Fees
Spouse Name, Phone & Email ID:


Recent Posts

TAGDV தமிழ்ப் புத்தாண்டு/Chithirai விழா - Reserve your tickets now! When: May 14 2022, Saturday 9:30 AM to 5PM Where: East High School, 450 Ellis Lane, West Chester, PA 19380 Ticket sales are open and available to book. Last day to purchase your tickets will be May 12 2022 Thursday. Click here to reserve your ...
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The dance competitions will be part of TAGDV's Tamil New Year 2022 Celebrations. Only TAGDV members can participate. For TAGDV school participants (PMTS, ETP, DTP & DTP-M), please reach out to your respective School coordinators. For non-school participants reach out to program.coordinator@tagdv.org for questions and preliminary registration info. Please click ...
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/ event, Tamil New Year
திருக்குறள் தமிழ்த்தேனீ போட்டிகள் 2022 When  : March 26, 2022 Saturday 12PM to 5PM Where :  Lionville Middle School, 550 W Uwchlan Ave, Exton, PA 19460 Directions to the Venue. For registration click here (Last date for registration is March 20, 2022) For Competition rules and guidelines click here For Syllabus click here IMPORTANT EVENT INFO:  ...
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/ event, Thirukural
திருக்குறள் போட்டி அறிவிப்பு நண்பன் அறக்கட்டளை அறிவிப்பு "The following is a third party sponsor announcement. FeTNA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, about the content of this announcement. This is just an announcement and the reader should consult financial advisor before making any financial decisions." Nanban Foundation is a non-profit ...
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TAGDV Emergency Support

We have launched TAGDV Emergency Support” to provide support and guidance to our members and the Tamil community in the tri-state area, in case of emergency.

We provide advice and guidance on handling an emergency situation (free of cost). We also connect you to a TAGDV volunteer who is specialized to help address your situation.

Visit TAGDV Emergency Support for more details and to reach out to us in case of emergency.