Sangamam 2020

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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 3 Tamil Schools (Exton, PA, Plymouth meeting, PA 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.

 

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Recent Posts

TAGDV is organizing a High School preparation workshop intended for middle school students (Grade 5-8) and their parents. It is a free Workshop for TAGDV members featuring guest speaker Mrs. Devi Selvakumar (independent college counselor) and a panel of 6 accomplished high school students from our community. We seek 6 ...
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/ event, TAGDV's Got Talent
Mr. Thulasiraja Kandaswamy Thulasi first got interested in the piano during high school years fooling around with a friend's keyboard. After tasting some initial success with his innate piano skills, he was smitten. This new interest was spurred on by the music scene with Rahman & Ilayaraja leading the ...
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Thanks to everyone who voted for our Little Kid (Ages: 4-6) Talents. We are really happy to see the support and encouragement for the participants. You along with the support of your friends and families are all providing a stepping stone to their success. We are happy to announce the ...
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இன்றைய TAGDV திருக்குறள் நாளில் மகிழ்வர்ணன் அவர்கள் மழலை தமிழில் வழங்கும் திருக்குறளை கேட்டு மகிழ்வோம். இந்த அழகிய திருக்குறளை வழங்கிய மகிழ்வர்ணன் வாழ்த்துக்களும் நன்றியும். குறள் எண்ணென்ப ஏனை எழுத்தென்ப இவ்விரண்டும் கண்ணென்ப வாழும் உயிர்க்கு விளக்கம் மனிதர்களுக்கு இரண்டு கண்களைப்போல் மிகவும் முக்கியமானது எண்ணும் எழுத்தும் ...
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/ Thirukural
Thanks to everyone who voted for our Junior (Ages: 9-10) Talents. We are really overwhelmed by the support and appreciation each contestant is receiving on our web page. We are happy to announce the winner for the Viewer's Choice Award in the Junior Category: Winner is Bhadra Dhinesh (TGT24) Hearty ...
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/ event, TAGDV's Got Talent


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.


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