Sri Amma Bhagawan Sharanam
Sri  Amma Bhagawan Sharanam

I conducted a one-day program on Personality Development for select final year Engineering students of J P College of Engineering, Ayikudi on Friday, the 30th September 2016. Conceptual ideas on Success, Personality, Beliefs, Self-esteem, Goals and objectives, Strengths & Weaknesses were discussed followed by meditative contemplation to help the students discover their personal strengths, empowering beliefs, their self-esteem, and set goals for themselves. There was a general appreciation for the program, and the students felt that the program was very useful to them. Many felt that they got an opportunity to touch upon some critical areas relating to their personal Self, for the first time. We wish the participants success in their education, and we wish them a bright career after their education. 

 

The Principal, J P College of Engineering inaugurates the Personality Development Program

QUEST 2016

L.N.Charitable Trust successfully conducted QUEST 2016 – Quiz Competition on “India, Its States and Important Cities” – the 3rd such competition in the series - on Saturday, the 30th July, 2016 at M K V Kandasamy Nadar Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi. Students studying in class 6, 7, and 8 in the Matriculation and CBSE schools were eligible to participate in the Quiz Competition. This time, we sent invitations to several more schools located in the interior rural centers like Sankarankoil, Vasudevanallur, Sivagiri, Vikramasingapuram, Cheranmahadevi, Alangulam, and Mukkudal. I also met several schools in these interior places personally to encourage their participation in the Quiz Competition.

 

In all, 13 schools participated in the Quiz Competition. Based on an initial written Quiz the following six schools were selected to participate in the Oral Quiz:

      1.Bharat Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ilanji

      2.Bharat Vidya Mandir (CBSE), Ilanji

      3.Immanuel Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Melagaram, Tenkasi

      4.A V Rm V Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ambasamudram

      5.A V K International School, Sankarankoil

      6.St. Joseph’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Panpozhi

 

The winners were:

1st Place: Cash award of Rs.4500/ - Bharat Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ilanji

2nd Place: Cash award of Rs.3000/- Bharat Vidya Mandir (CBSE), Ilanji

3rd Place: Cash award of Rs.2250/- Immanuel Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Melagaram

The respective schools received a shield too.

 

Besides, A V Rm V Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ambasamudram was awarded a shield as the best rural school.

 

As the oral Quiz competition was going on, the remaining 7 teams went through an Aptitude Test, and Sri Parasakthi Vidyalaya, Courtallam and Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Alangulam received the 1st and 2nd prize.

 

Sri Antony Paulraj, Principal, M K V Kandasamy Nadar Matriculation Higher Secondary School presided over the Prize Distribution Ceremony and gave away the prizes. During his address to the students, he stressed upon the need to respect parents and teachers and also advised the students to stay away from the modern electronic gadgets that unnecessarily eat away a lot of time and energy of the growing children. T N Neelakantan, the Managing Trustee, L N Charitable Trust, in his address to the students, stressed upon the importance of developing one’s communication skills, especially in English.

 

We commend and congratulate all the students who took part in the QUEST 2016 – QUIZ Competition. We commend and congratulate the winners. We commend and congratulate the schools who participated in the competition. We commend and congratulate the parents of the participating children for giving encouragement to their wards to take part in our competition.

 

We thank the Correspondent, Principal and the staff of M K V Kandasamy Nadar Matriculation Higher Secondary School for allowing us to hold the Quiz Competition in their premises and for extending their wholehearted support and help.

 

 

Some more pictures taken during the prize distribution ceremony for the QUEST 2016 - Quiz Contest

Free Spoken English Coaching Classes for government school children

 

I conducted free Spoken English coaching classes for children of class 7, 8 and 9 from the Government Higher Secondary School, Melagaram. Based on a screening aptitude test, we selected 31 students for the training. The children needed coaching on the basic English itself. I conducted nearly 30 sessions of one to one and half hour each every day, till 14th October, 2015, including the days during the term holidays. About 12 children dropped out of the coaching gradually, for various reasons. However, the remaining 19 children were really passionate about learning, though they lacked even the basic English language skills. It was really enlightening to me to understand their difficulties and help them come out of their shell and speak English. Of course, they have a long way to go. All these children were from the most backward section of the society and it was really gratifying to me to know that they could take so much interest in a language. They were very slow to learning but assiduously practised various techniques. They were sincere, dedicated and attentive. All of them have the potential to pick up the language effectively if the coaching can be continued for a year or so. I assured to continue the coaching next year too if they so wished. A small test was conducted on the final day for the participants. Prizes were awarded to those who were very regular in attendance and to those who performed well in the test. Mr.S.T.Srinivasan, Headmaster of the school gave away the prizes during the morning assembly session. I spoke to the school students about the general necessity of learning English language to help them remain competitive. I wish the children who participated in the coaching a bright future.

Students of Melagaram Government Higher Secondary School during the assembly
A section of those who participated in the coaching

QUEST 2015 (II) – Quiz Contest on “Human Body and Health”

 

We conducted our QUEST 2015 (II) – Quiz Contest on “Human Body and Health” on Saturday, the 10th October, 2015 at M K V K Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi.

 

Invitation to participate in the contest was sent to 37 matriculation/CBSE schools. 27 teams from the following 12 schools participated in the competition:

1.Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Alangulam

2.Shalom Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Pavoor Chathiram

3.Boo Vijesh Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mukkudal

4.A G Matriculation School, Surandai

5.St. Joseph’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Panpozhi

6.Sri Parasakthi Vidyalaya, Courtallam

7.Emmanuel Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi

8.M K V K Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi

9.Esakki Vidyashram, Tenkasi

10.Bharat Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ilanji

11.Bharat Vidya Mandir, Ilanji

12.A G Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi

 

Based on the performance of the various schools and teams in the initial written Quiz, the following teams were selected to participate in the Oral Quiz:

 

1.Selvan/Selvi R Vijaya Nandhini, B. Madhu Nandhini and V Lavanya from Boo Vijesh Matriculation School, Mukkudal

2.Selvan/Selvi B. Monisha, T.V. Hashmitha Devi and A Mahadarshini from Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation School, Alangulam

3.Selvan/Selvi R. Aravindhan, M. Suthanesh and P. Sundara Ganapathy from M K V K Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi

4.Selvan/Selvi T. J. P. Ram Vasandhan, J. Jeno Micheal and K. Anand from Bharat Vidya Mandir, Ilanji

5.Selvan/Selvi K. K. Karthick, R. Anbu Selvan and R. Vikraman from Bharat Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ilanji

6.Selvan/Selvi Fanny Blesine, Thahira and Malavika from St. Joseph’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Panpozhi

 

The following teams were declared winners:

1st Place: St. Joseph’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Panpozhi

2nd Place: Bharat Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ilanji

3rd Place: Boo Vijesh Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mukkudal

 

Dr.Murugiah, Philanthrophist, President of Indian Medical Association, Vice President of Amar Seva Sangam and Surgeon from Mahalakshmi Hospital, Surandai graced the Prize Distribution Ceremony as the Chief Guest.

 

Besides the first three places, Consolation Prizes were given to the remaining three teams from Bharat Vidya Mandir, Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation Higher Secondary School and M K V K Matriculation Higher Secondary School, who took part in the Oral Quiz. Keeping in mind the active participation of schools from rural areas, Consolation Prizes were also given to Selvan/Selvi Dora, Soundarya and Catherine from St.Joseph’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School. Since we had allowed schools to send more than one team, but not exceeding three, we also recognized the second best team in the written Quiz and this Consolation Prize went to Bharat Vidya Mandir, Ilanji. The winning schools also received shields.

 

We had also arranged for a talk on Health by two professionals, Dr. Hariharan from Shencottai and Sri S.M.N.Sundaram from Tirunelveli, between the written and oral Quiz.

 

Overall, all the children participated with great enthusiasm in the Quiz Contest and we are gratified to note that our Quiz Contest on “Human Body and Heath” had generated considerable interest in the subject of HEALTH among the schools and the student community in and around Tenkasi.

 

We once again thank and congratulate all the schools, the children and their parents for their participation in our Quiz Contest.

A section of the students participating in the QUEST 2015 (II) Quiz Contest

Prize Distribution by Dr.Murugiah

The School presented with the Shield

The school presented with the Shield

L N Charitable Trust conducted free coaching classes for drawing for the middle school children at Shencottai during the vacation after the first term examinations in September/October, 2015. The classes were held in the  premises of Shencottai Public Library, hosted by Shencottai-Tenkasi Library Vasagar Vattam. Children of class 6, 7 and 8 from the government and government-aided schools in Shencottai were invited to participate in the coaching. More than 50 children took part in the training. On the final day, a drawing competition was held and five best drawings were chosen for awarding shields and prizes. All participants were given participation certificates and prizes. We congratulate all the participant students and their parents. We thank the schools for encouraging their children to participate in the drawing coaching classes. This program would not have been possible without the active interest shown by artist Shri Mariappan from Shencottai and we thank him profusely. We also thank Shri Ramasami, the Secretary, Library Vasagar Vattam for taking keen interest in student welfare activities. 

A view of students participating in the drawing coaching class

L.N.Charitable Trust, Melagaram, Tenkasi in their quest for youth talent, conducted a Quiz Contest under the title "QUEST" on Saturday, the 10th January, 2015. The topic of the quiz contest was "SOLAR SYSTEM". The competition was held among the students of class 6, 7, and 8 studying in matriculation and CBSE schools in and around Tenkasi. 85 students formed into 29 teams from 11 schools took part in the contest. Based on the preliminary written Quiz, 6 teams were selected to participate in the Oral Quiz. The teams were from:

 

1. Bharat Vidya Mandir, Ilanji

2. Bharat Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ilanji

3. Hilton Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Old Courtallam

4. St.Joseph's Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Panpozhi

5. Sri Parasakthi Vidyalaya, Courtallam

6. Immanuel Matriculation higher Secondary School, Melagaram

 

The winners of the "Quest 2015" Quiz contest, based ont the Oral Quiz were:

             1st Place: Bharat Vidya Mandir, Ilanji

             2nd Place: Hilton Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Old Courtallam

             3rd Place: Sri Parasakthi Vidyalaya, Courtallam  

 

Prizes worth about Rs.12000 were distributed to the winners and the participants. Dr.Sri D.Gnanadurai, B.E, M.S, PhD, Principal, J P College of Engineering, Ayikudi graced the occassion as the Chief Guest and gave away the prizes to the students. Sri Kaniraj, Correspondent, A G Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi presided over the function. 

 

We salute all the students who participated in the contest with great enthusiasm, and in a sense, everyone won the contest. We thank the management of all the schools who sent their children to the contest. We thank Dr.Sri D.Gnanadurai and Sri Kaniraj for their graceful presence during the prize distribution and for their valuable advise to the students. We thank Sri Kaniraj for consenting to make the A G Matriculation School premises available for conducting the Quiz contest.

 

During the prize distribution itself, the topic for our next Quiz Contest was announced. The topic will be "HUMAN BODY AND HEALTH." This contest is slated to be held during October, 2015.

The students of Bharat Vidya Mandir, winners of the 1st place in the Quest 2015 Contest

Students of Hilton Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Old Courtallam, the winners of the 2nd Place in the QUEST 2015 Contest

Students of Parasakthi Vidyalaya, Courtallam, winners of the 3rd Place in the QUEST 2015 Quiz Contest

 
SAKTHIY SANGEETHA ACADEMY, a unit of L.N.CHARITABLE TRUST, MELAGARAM, TENKASI celebrated its 3rd Anniversary Function on 3rd January, 2015. The function was presided over by Mridanga Vidwan Dr. Madurai K. Thiagarajan, Professor of Mridangam, Sathuguru Sangeetha Vidyalaya Music College, Madurai. Rotarian and Philanthropist Sri M.R.Azhagaraja, Owner, Ananda Saw Mills, Tenkasi was the Chief Guest. His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Siddeswarananda Bharathi Swamigal, Peedadhipathi, Siddeswari Peedam, Mounaswamy Mutt, Courtallam graced the occasion and blessed the children. Our Mridangam and Vocal students exhibited their learning on the stage. Selvan Purushothaman, M.Sc and M.Dance and his students gave a Bharathanatyam performance. The function was well attended and there was overall appreciation of the entire effort. We thank all our patrons, parents, the  children, friends and relatives for  their support to our efforts towards YOUTH DEVELOPMENT. The pictures are available in my blog.
 
http://neel48.blogspot.in/2015/01/sakthiy-sangeetha-academy-3rd.html
 

L.N.Charitable Trust, Melagaram, Tenkasi had adopted the acronym “SAKTHIY” as our mascot. “SAKTHIY” Stands for Advancement of Knowledge, Talent, Harmony and Integrity among Youth.

 

As part of our efforts towards Youth Development, the Trust conducted ARCADIA 2014 contests on Saturday, the 18th October, 2014. The contests were held among the children studying in Class 6 to 8 in the Government and Government Aided schools within Tenkasi Education District. Despite heavy rains the previous day, 389 children from 16 schools participated in the 10 different contests held in the premises of Bharat Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ilanji. The winner of every contest was awarded a cash of Rs.1000 as first prize, Rs.500 as second prize and Rs.200 as third prize, besides cups, medals and certificates. The event was coordinated by the Tenkasi-Shencottai Public Library Vasagar Vattam. Bharat Montessory Higher Secondary School and its teachers and volunteers conducted the contests on behalf of the Trust. Sri Mohana Krishnan, Correspondent of BHARAT gave away the prizes to the winners. Selvi Karthika and Selvi Punitha gave a dance performance during the prize distribution ceremony.

 

L.N.Charitable Trust thanks the Bharat management and its team, the Tenkasi-Shencottai Public Library Vasagar Vattam and its office bearers for the successful conduct of the contests. We also thank the sponsors for the food served to the school children.

 

L.N.Charitable Trust lauds all the participating schools and their children and wish them a bright future.

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L N Charitable Trust organized a free, training program for drawing for children studying in government schools in Shencottai, during the term holidays in Sep/Oct, 2014. Shri Mariappan, Artist conducted the classes. About 36 children participated. On Saturday, the 4th Oct, a small drawing test was given and the best drawings were recognized. All the participants were presented with crayons and participation certificates. We intend continuing the training for a couple of months. Sencottai Public Library Vasagar Vattam co-ordinated the training and we thank the Secretary and the staff for their help and cooperation. Shri Rajendran, S.S.A in-charge at Shencottai addressed the participants, with very helpful tips for the students and gave away the prizes. We owe our gratitude to Shri Mariappan, Artist from P.M.Arts, Shencottai.

 

 

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakhthi Sangeetha Mela: Srividya Pooja being performed by Sri Kailasanadhan@Kannan Deekshidhar

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakthi Sangeetha Mela - Selvan Sriram rendering a devotional song on keyboard

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakhthi Sangeetha Mela - Sri Kannan Deekshidhar rendering a Bhajan

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakhthi Sangeetha Mela - Children of Tenkasi and Shencottai rendering devotional songs. Participants: Selvi Karthika, Keerthana, Punitha, Aishwarya, Mathura, Yazhini, Indhumathi, Lakshmi, Harini, Varsha, Anusha, Parameswari, Sahana, Sandhiya, Hashmitha, Gayathri P and Selvan Amaladhithan

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakhthi Sangeetha Mela - Sri Vasimalai, our Music Teacher rendering devotional songs, accompanies by our Mridangam Teacher Sri Gopinath on Mridangam and our Violin Teacher Sri Muthupandi on Violin

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakthi Sangeetha Mela - Our Music Teacher Sri Vasimalai being honored by Dr.Hariharan

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakthi Sangeetha Mela - Our Violin Teacher Sri Muthupandi being honored by Sri Subramanian, parent

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakthi Sangeetha Mela - Our Mridangam Teacher Sri Gopinath being honored by Sri Sakthi Murugan, parent

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakthi Sangeetha Mela - Bharathanatyam by  Selvan Purushothaman, B.C.A and B.Dance

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakthi Sangeetha Mela - Dancer Selvan Purushothaman being honored by Sri Ramalingam, parent

27.09.14 - Navrathri Special Bhakthi Sangeetha Mela - Soundarya Magalir Mandram, Melagaram rendering devoitonal songs

இளைஞர்களையும் மாணவர்களையும் ஊக்குவிக்கும் நோக்கத்தோடு எங்கள் எல்.என்.சேரிடபிள்டிரஸ்ட்,மேலகரம், தென்காசி பல நிகழ்ச்சிகளை, போட்டிகளை நடத்தி வருகிறது. வருகிற நவராத்திரியின் போது சிறப்பு நிகழ்ச்சியாக மாணவ, மாணவிகள் பங்கேற்கும் கர்னாடக சங்கீத நிகழ்ச்சி நடக்க இருக்கிறது என்பதை மகிழ்ச்சியுடன்தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறோம். இதற்காக கடந்த ஒரு மாதமாக 15 குழந்தைகளுக்கு ஒரு இசை ஆசிரியரின் உதவியோடு பயிற்சி கொடுத்து வருகிறோம். எங்கள் முயற்சியால் சுமார் 30 மாணவர்கள் தென்காசியில் மிருதங்கம் பயின்று வருகிறார்கள். எங்களின் எல்லா முயற்சிகளிலும் சிறுவர், சிறுமியர்கள் மிக உற்சாகத்துடன் பங்கேற்று வருகின்றனர். இந்நிகழ்ச்சியின் ஒரு பகுதியாக எங்கள் மிருதங்க மாணவர்களே ஒரு சில பாட்டுகளுக்கு மிருதங்கம்வாசிக்கப்போகிறார்கள். குழந்தைகளின் பெற்றோர்களுக்கும், எங்கள் முயற்ச்சிக்கு உறுதுணையாக இருக்கும் நண்பர்களுக்கும் மிக்க நன்றி.

 

டீ.என்.நீலகண்டன்

 

 

CLASSIC SINGER TENKASI 2013-14: Singing Competition in Tenkasi, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu was a pioneering effort by our L.N.Charitable Trust, Melagaram, Tenkasi and was received well.

 

What thought of as a small effort, received its big bang when more than 250 students of Class 6,7 and 8 from all schools within Tenkasi Education District took part in the first selection round in November, 2013. After five selection rounds, we selected 24 students to contest in the Quarter Finals held on 29th December, 2013. 16 of them moved to Semi Finals held on 4th January, 2014. Eight qualified to contest in the Finals held on Saturday, the 11th January, 2014. 

 

The winners were:

 

First: Master H.Balasubramanian, Bharath Montessori Matric.Higher Secondary School, Ilanji

 

Second: Miss.Parameswari, S.R.M. Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Shencottai

 

Third: Master Harish from Bharath Montessori Matric Higher Secondary School, Ilanji.

 

The winner was awarded the title: CLASSIC SINGER TENKASI 2014 besides a cash prize of Rs.10000. The first and second runner-ups received cash awards of Rs.5000 and Rs.2000 respectively.

 

The highlight of the finals was the presence of Smt.Dr.Latha Varma, Principal, Sri Sathguru College of Music, Madurai and the internationally acclaimed carnatic music vocalists and violinists Sow. Akkarai S.Subhalakshmi and Akkarai S.Sornalatha. We thank them for their presence and support.

 

The remaining following five contestants received a consolation award of Rs.500 each:

 

Miss. Saraswathi, Manjammal Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Tenkasi

 

Miss. Sumathi, Siva Saraswathi Higher Secondary School, Aykudi

 

Miss.Vaishnavi Jeyalakshmi, S.R.M. Government Girls Hr.Sec.School, Shencottai

 

Miss. Jumana, St.Joseph's Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Shencottai

 

Miss.Harini, Bharath Montessori Matric Hr.Sec.School, Ilanji

 

We congratulate all the winners and their parents. 

 

We thank all our friends, relatives, sponsors, parents, students, volunteers, judges and the media for their support to the program. 

 

We thank Sri Lakshmana Perumal for organizing the orchestra for the quarter, semi and finals competition. 

 

The entire program was telecast by Mayuri T.V and we thank them. 

 

The Tenkasi-Shencottai Public Library Vasagar Vattam co-sponsored the program and we thank them for their unstinted support. 

 

We also thank the management, teachers, staff and volunteers of Bharat Montessori Matric Hr.Sec.School for providing their auditorium and other facilities for conducting the program.

 

Our thanks to Sri Shajahan from Madurai 'Hello F.M.' for agreeing to be a judge for the finals. 

 

We thank SAKTHY audio systems for the excellent audio arrangement.

 

Importantly, we thank Sri Dr. Madurai K.Thiagarajan, Asst Professor, Mridangam, Sri Sathguru College of Music, Madurai and Mrs.Kanthimathi and Mr.Mohana Krishnan of Bharath Montessori Matric Hr.Sec.School for their continuous support to all our efforts.

 

Watch the abridged video of the finals of the program.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2oyWu7pGlM

 

T N Neelakantan

www.tnneelakantan.com

Poorna Chandran, or Poornam in short, has a rare dream wherein Lord Siva appears before him and offers to cure his acute stomach pain on a condition that Poornam meets with HIM in seven of HIS places. His stomach pain disappears instantly. The local astrologer cautions Poornam not to take Lord Siva's conditions lightly and suggests seven of HIS abodes along the river Tamirabarani, in the Southern Tamil Nadu in India. Thus begins Poornams journey into his life full of miracles, challenges, hurdles and achevements and most importantly, an uncommon meeting with LORD SIVA.

 

Poornam dies watching himself on the television, when an international news channel decide to tell his story to the world.

 

This book is a story of stories of people who came together for a shared destiny. "Did Lord Siva send HIS army of people in his life towards HIS purpose?" wonders Poornam.

 

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The Print version of my new book of short stories titled: SHORT STORIES FOR SUCCESS FOR YOUNG READERS: A NEW LEXICON UNFOLDED was released on Saturday, the 11th January, 2014 in a function organized by my L.N.Charitable Trust, as part of its Second Anniversary celebrations of Sakthiy Music Academy, a unit of the Trust. Dr.Soorya Narayanan of Sri Paramakalyani College released the book and Mrs.M.Kanthimathi, the Senior Principal of Bharath Montessori Matric Higher Secondary School received the ...first copy.

The book contains 26 short stories taken from history, epics and folk-tales to represent one English alphabet and depicting one character or trait that helps one to succeed in life. I was influenced by Avvayar's Athichoodi to model this book.

The book will be ideal for children studying in 5th to 7th Standard and will greatly help them understand how certain character or trait had helped people in succeeding in life.

The book is priced at Rs.100 and those who wish to buy can contact on my e-mail: neelkant16@yahoo.com.

T N Neelakantan
www.tnneelakantan.com
www.neel48.blogspot.com
16th Oct 2013 Quiz on "Know Your Country" at Ayikudi - Prize Distribution
16th Oct, 2013 - With the contestants for Quiz on "Know Your Country" at Ayikudi

'SIX THINKING HATS"  training program was successfully conducted by Shri P.Radhakrishnan of DRONAS from Chennai. The training program was organized by L.N.Charitable Trust for the benefit of students from government owned schools. More than 150 students participated in the training. The program aimed to help the young sharpen their thinking skills and help them develop lateral thinking. The Shencottai Public Library Readers Forum coordinated our efforts in organizing this training program. Our efforts to help the students of government schools were lauded by one and all.

"ARCADIA" contests were spectacularly successful. 578 students from 22 different schools owned or aided by TN Government within Tenkasi Education District participated. The events were held in the campus of Bharath Montessori Matric Higher Secondary School, Ilanji. More than about 60 teachers from BHARATH had worked hard to make the events successful. The Tenkasi and Shencottai Public Library Readers Forum coordinated the ARCADIA events.

                       FORTHCOMING EVENTS FROM L.N.CHARITABLE TRUST               

 

Saturday, the 11th January, 2014

Classic Singer Tenkasi - Sugam Sangeeth Super Contest

                Music contest for students of class VI, VII and VIII from Tenkasi Education District

 

 

First Prize: Rs.10000





        Second Prize: Rs.5000

Third Prize: Rs.2000

Three Consolation Prizes of Rs.500 each

Plus

Free Training on Vocal Music        

                

Our "CLASSIC SINGER TENKASI" singing contest took off majestically. 250 students of class VI, VII and VIII from various schools within Tenkasi Education District took part in the first Qualifying Round held on 29th November, 2013. 105 students were selected and sent for the second Qualifying Round held on 30th Nov. The Second Qualifying Round focused more on training the students in singing rather than eliminating many from the contest. 92 students have now been selected for the Third Round to be held on 6th Dec.

 

Mayuri TV, a local TV  channel had shot the entire Qualifying Rounds and are planning to telecast in the coming week.

 

 

The Readers Forum of Tenkasi and Shencottai Public Library had given a big support to the event.

"SHORT STORIES FOR SUCCESS FOR YOUNG READERS: A NEW LEXICON UNFOLDED

CLASSIC SINGER TENKASI 2014 FINALS WAS HELD ON SATURDAY, THE 11TH JANUARY, 2014 AT BHARATH AUDITORIUM PRESIDED BY DR.MRS.LATHA VARMA, PRINCIPAL, SRI SATGURU SANGEETHA VIDYALAYA MUSIC COLLEGE, MADURAI AND AKKARAI SISTERS SELVI SUBHALAKSHMI AND SORNALATHA. TWO NEW JUDGES MR.SHAJAHAN, THE FILM MUSIC DIRECTOR FROM MADURAI AND MR.BABU, GUITARIST ADDED GREAT ENTHUSIASM TO THE CONTESTS. EIGHT CONTESTANTS PARTICIPATED IN THE FINALS CONTEST. BESIDES THE FIRST THREE PRIZES, ALL THE REMAINING FIVE CONTESTANTS WERE GIVEN CONSOLATION PRIZE OF Rs.500 EACH.

 

BESIDES, ALL THE 26 CONTESTANTS OF QUARTER FINALS AND 16 CONTESTANTS OF SEMI FINALS RECEIVED GIFTS DURING THE AWARD CEREMONY.

 

MAYURI TV HAD SHOT THE ENTIRE PROGRAM  AND WILL BE TELECASTING THE PROGRAM IN THEIR LOCAL TV CHANNEL ON PONGAL DAY, 2014

Classic Singer Tenkasi 2014 Award Ceremony. The Third Prize Cash Award of Rs.2000 is presented by Mrs.Bhairavi of Abhirami Fashion Jewellery, Tenkasi to Harish from Bharat Montessori Matric Higher Secondary School

The Second Prize Cash Award of Rs.5000 is presented to Parameswari of SRM Government Girils Higher Secondary School, Shencottai, by Shri Arunachalam of Tenkasi Library Vasagar Vattam

The First Prize Cash Award of Rs.10000 is presented to Balasubramanian of Bharat Montessori Matric HigherSecondary School by Dr.Mrs.Latha Varma, Principal, Sri Satguru Sangeetha Vidyalaya Music College, Madurai

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