Past Events


Summer Picnic

Summer Picnic

Come unwind and enjoy a day of fun and food at the Annual Columbus Tamil Sangam's Summer Family Picnic in one of the most beautiful and pristine parks in Columbus.

Free Food!!! Appetizing Hot Bajji's and mouth-watering Puri's!!!

Show your culinary skills by participating in cooking competition, impress your friends and Win a Prizes!!!

Click Here to register for Cooking competition

Calling kids of all ages to join us on a fun bike parade. Prizes will be awarded for best decorated bikes.

There are a lot more games and activities planned!

RSVP here

Date: Saturday, September 9th
11.30 AM to 4.00 PM

Venue:
McNamara Park
7049 Big Walnut Rd,
Galena, OH 43021

Decorated bike parade rules

  • Decorate your bikes, tricycles, wagons, strollers and power wheels with any theme of your choice
  • Freestyle contest. All children from birth to 12 th grade can participate.
  • Adults can ride, or walk and pull a wagon, but not win prizes.
  • The Bike parade will go around the loop in McNamara park during Columbus Tamil Sangam's Summer picnic
  • Prizes will be given to winning bikes during the Bike Parade Awards Ceremony!

Have fun as you ride the Bike & show off your bike!

Don't Forget... Safety First!!!!


Chithirai Thirunaal 2017

Save the date to celebrate "Chithirai Thirunaal 2017" with Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS). Here is the call for Grand Culturals! Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS) is hosting "Chithirai Thirunaal 2017". Let us celebrate with our kids and participate in the various activities & cultural events.

Click Here to enroll yourself or your kids for the cultural.

Date: May 7, 2017 (Sunday) - 3 PM onwards

Venue:
Gahanna west middle school
350 N Stygler Rd,
Gahanna, OH 43230
Chithirai Thirunaal 2017
Thirukkural Competition

Thirukkural Competition

Thirukkural can help you understand and apply principles of nature in our life, so that we can be happy and successful. Thirukkural is a well organized text. All the 133 themes are interlinked. It is easy to memorize. This can greatly improve your imagination and memory skills.

To help our children relish the taste of our Tamil culture and heritage, Columbus Tamil Sangam is organizing Thirukkural competition

There is no limit to the number of Thirukkurals that can be recited. Participant has to submit a list of Kurals they would be reciting before they start. We encourage kids not to repeat the same kurals recited last year. Please use the kural below as a starter. Participants should register their names before 17th April 2017

Click Here to register

Click Here to download Kural Pattiyal

Date: Sunday, 23rd April
Time: 10am onwards.

Venue:
Genoa township hall,
5111 S Old 3C Hwy,
Westerville, OH 43082

Pechu Potti

Time of the year to sharpen our literary skills and indulge in action. Columbus Tamil Sangam encourages speakers of all age groups to participate in Tamil pechu. Focus your speech to a live audience in a structured, deliberate manner in order to inform, influence, or entertain them. Participants should register their names before 2nd April 2017

"Yam Arintha Mozhikalile Thamizh Mozhi pol..."

Categories:
Sub-juniors: 4-7 years - short stories/rhymes, 2 mins.
Juniors: 8-11 years - short stories/songs like bharathiar, bharathidasan songs, 3 mins
Seniors: 12-15 years - Tamil Speech like freedom fighters, sports,etc, 4 mins
Super-seniors:16+ - Tamil Speech , any contemporary topic ,5 mins

Tamilan Endru Sollada, Thalai Nimirndhu Nillada!

Click Here to register

Date: Sunday, 9th April
Time: 10am

Venue:
Genoa township hall,
5111 S Old 3C Hwy,
Westerville, OH 43082
Pechu Potti
Chithiram '17

Chithiram '17

Columbus Tamil Sangam invites you to take part in Chithiram '17 - Painting Competition. The competition is open to ages - 4 to 15. Participants should register their names before 22nd March 2017 using registration link below.

Registration Closed

Welcome little masters, create some scintillating pieces. Do your best work and win exciting prizes!

Date: Saturday, 25th March
Time: 2pm to 4pm

Venue:
Genoa Township Hall,
5111, S.Old 3C Highway,
Westerville, Ohio - 43082

Chess Competition

Columbus Tamil Sangam is hosting Chess completion 2017 a part of "Chithirai Thirunaal 2017" celebration . The competition is open for ages 7 and above. Trophies will be awarded to winners in each category. Participants should register their names before 20th March 2017 using registration link below.

Registration Closed

All skill levels are welcomed to enroll. Rounds, Rules and elimination criteria will be mailed to participants before the event.

Date: Saturday, March 25th
Time: 9am onwards

Venue:
Genoa township hall,
5111 S Old 3C Hwy,
Westerville, OH 43082
Chess Competition
Kola Potti '17

Kola Potti '17

We are inviting all our lady members to take part in Kola Potti '17. Show cases your creativity in our authentic kolam art and keep our tradition alive. Strokes, dots, knots, grid, radial arrangements or free style, Let your imagination wild!

Participants should register their names before 22nd March 2017 using registration link below.


Registration Closed

Date: Saturday, March 25th
Time: 3PM to 5PM

Venue:
Genoa township hall,
5111 S Old 3C Hwy,
Westerville, OH 43082

Thamizhar Thirunaal 2017

Save the date to celebrate "Thamizhar Thirunaal 2017" with Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS). Join us for a special show by SUN TV fame "Asatha Povathu Yaaru" - team of four comedy stars. Their enthralling performance will galore the evening with classy comedy, hilarious dialects with no lid on laughter levels. We encourage your families and kids to participate in "Grand Culturals" and show case their talents.

Please use the registration form below for Cultural registration. Limited slots, So HURRY UP!!!
Register Here

Ticket Details:
Members Adults: $10
Kids Members: Free
Non Members Adults: $20
Kids Non Members: $5

Date: Jan 21, 2017 (Saturday) - 3 PM onwards

Venue:
Gahanna west middle school
350 N Stygler Rd,
Gahanna, OH 43230

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Thamizhar Thirunaal 2017
Summer Picnic

Summer Picnic

Come unwind and enjoy a day of fun and food at the Annual Columbus Tamil Sangam's Summer Family Picnic in one of the most beautiful and pristine parks in Columbus.

Free Food!!!

Show your culinary skills by participating in cooking competition, impress your friends and Win a Prizes!!!

Click Here to register for Cooking competition

Calling kids of all ages to join us on a fun bike parade. Prizes will be awarded for best decorated bikes.

There are a lot more games and activities planned!

RSVP here

Date: Saturday, August 27th
Noon to 4 PM

Venue:
McNamara Park
7049 Big Walnut Rd,
Galena, OH 43021

Vaalai Ilai Virunthu

The traditional tamil vegetarian meal 'Saappadu' with specialties and accompaniments

Ticket Details :
Member Adults : $ 16
Non Member Adults : $26
Kids (If require separate seat / banana leaf regardless of age) : $10

Tickets Sold out

Date: May 07, 2016 (Saturday) - 11.00 AM onwards

Venue:
Gahanna West Middle School
350 N Stygler Rd,
Gahanna, OH - 43230
Vaalai Ilai Virunthu
Chithirai Thirunaal 2016

Chithirai Thirunaal 2016

Save the date to celebrate "Chithirai Thirunaal 2016 with Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS). Here is the call for Grand Culturals! Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS) is hosting "Chithirai Thirunaal 2016". Let us celebrate with our kids and participate in the various activities & cultural events.

Registration Closed

Date: May 07, 2016 (Saturday) - 3.00 PM onwards

Venue:
Gahanna West Middle School
350 N Stygler Rd,
Gahanna, OH - 43230

Pechu Potti

Time of the year to sharpen our literary skills and indulge in action. Columbus Tamil Sangam encourages speakers of all age groups to participate in Tamil pechu. Focus your speech to a live audience in a structured, deliberate manner in order to inform, influence, or entertain them.

"Yam Arintha Mozhikalile Thamizh Mozhi pol..."

Categories:
Sub-juniors: 4-7 years - short stories/rhymes, 2 mins.
Juniors: 8-11 years - short stories/songs like bharathiar, bharathidasan songs, 3 mins.
Seniors: 12-15 years - Tamil Speech like freedom fighters, sports, etc, 4 mins.
Super-seniors: 16+ - Tamil Speech, Thirukkural mulzakam or contemporary topics, etc, 5 mins.

Tamilan Endru Sollada, Thalai Nimirndhu Nillada!

Registration Closed

Date: April 10, 2016 (Sunday) - 10.00 AM

Venue:
Genoa Township Hall
5111 South Old 3C Highway,
Westerville, OH
Pechu Potti
Thirukkural Competition

Thirukkural Competition

Thirukkural can help you understand and apply principles of nature in our life, so that we can be happy and successful. Thirukkural is a well organized text. All the 133 themes are interlinked. It is easy to memorize. This can greatly improve your imagination and memory skills. To help our children relish the taste of our Tamil culture and heritage, Columbus Tamil Sangam is organizing Thirukkural competition. There is no limit to the number of Thirukkurals that can be recited. Participant has to submit a list of Kurals they would be reciting before they start. We encourage kids not to repeat the same kurals recited last year. Please use the rural link below as a starter.

Click here for Kural Pattiyal

Registration Closed

Date: April 10, 2016 (Sunday) - 1:30 PM

Venue:
Genoa Township Hall
5111 South Old 3C Highway,
Westerville, OH

Katravai Patravai

Blossoming writers and storytellers throughout Columbus are invited to take part in a writing competition where the only limit is the imagination.

The Katturai\Kathai\Kavithai must be an original fictional piece of imaginative storytelling and submission can be in any genre or style.

Contemporary subjects are welcomed!

It is a complete online contest. Two winning entries in each categories will receive prizes and be recognized.



Katravai Patravai
Chithiram '16

Chithiram '16

Columbus Tamil Sangam invites you to take part in Chithiram '16 - Painting Competition. The competition is open to ages - 4 to 15. Participants should register their names before 10th March 2016 using registration link below. Welcome little masters, create some scintillating pieces. Do your best work and win exciting prizes!

Registration Closed

Date: March 20, 2016 (Sunday) - 2 PM - 3PM

Venue:
Genoa township hall,
5111 S Old 3C Hwy,
Westerville,
OH 43082.

Chess Competition '16

Columbus Tamil Sangam is hosting Chess Competition 2016 a part of "Chithirai Thirunaal 2016" celebration . The competition is open for ages 7 and above. Trophies will be awarded to winners in each category. Participants should register their names before 15th March 2016 using registration link below. All skill levels are welcomed to enroll. Rounds, Rules and elimination criteria will be mailed to participants before the event.

Registration Closed

Date: March 20, 2016 (Sunday) - 9 AM onwards

Venue:
Genoa township hall,
5111 S Old 3C Hwy,
Westerville,
OH 43082
Chess Competition '16
Kola Potti '16

Kola Potti '16

We are inviting all our lady members to take part in Kola Potti '16. Show cases your creativity in our authentic kolam art and keep our tradition alive. Strokes, dots, knots, grid, radial arrangements or free style, Let your imagination wild!

Participants should register their names before 10th March 2016 using registration link below.

Registration Closed

Date: March 20, 2016 (Sunday) - 3 PM - 4PM

Venue:
Genoa township hall,
5111 S Old 3C Hwy,
Westerville, OH 43082.

Thamizhar Thirunaal 2016

Save the date to celebrate "Thamizhar Thirunaal 2016" with Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS). Let us celebrate "ThamizharThirunaal 2016" with speciality "Karutharangam" by our special guest Director / Actor Mr. K. Bhagyaraj along with GrandCulturals. Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS) is hosting "Thamizhar Thirunaal 2016". Let us celebrate with our kids and participate in the various activities & cultural events and enjoy the special "Karuthrangam".

Date: Jan 24, 2016 (Sunday) - 1 PM onwards

Venue:
Westerville North High School
950 County Line Road,
Westerville, Ohio.
Thamizhar Thirunaal 2016
Chithirai Thirunaal

Chithirai Thirunaal

Columbus Tamil Sangam cordially invites you, your family and friends to join the Chithirai Thirunaal 2015 celebrations. Stay tuned for more details!

Date: April 25, 2015 (Saturday) - 3p.m.

Venue:
Hyatts Middle School,6885 Sawmill Parkway, Powell, OH 43065

The contest offers space for veteran, amateur poets and freelancers to voice their talents.
Katturai \Kathai\Kavithai competition :No specific theme.
Contemporary subjects are welcomed!
It is a complete online contest. Two winning entries in each categories will receive prizes and as recognition will be published in Columbus tamil sangam quarterly magazine.



Kattravai Pattravai Contest
Tamil Speaking competition

Tamil Speaking competition

To encourage our children and adults to talk in Tamil, Columbus Tamil Sangam is conducting tamil speaking competition.

Categories:
Sub-juniors: 4-7 years - short stories/rhymes, 2 mins.
Juniors: 8-11 years - short stories/songs like bharathiar, bharathidasan songs, 3 mins
Seniors: 12-15 years - Tamil Speech like freedom fighters, sports,etc, 4 mins
Super-seniors:16+ - Tamil Speech, like pride of tamil, contemporary topics,etc ,5 mins
Don't miss this opportunity to show your Tamil talents!
 

Date: April 5, 2015(Sunday) - 10AM

Venue:
Genoa Township Hall ,5111 South Old 3C Highway, Westerville, OH

Thirukkural Competition

Date: April 5, 2015(Sunday) - 2PM

Venue:
Genoa Township Hall, 5111 South Old 3C Highway, Westerville, OH
Thirukkural Competition
Thamizhar Thirunaal 2015

Thamizhar Thirunaal 2015

Save the date to celebrate "Thamizhar Thirunaal 2015" with Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS). Here is the call for Grand Culturals! Columbus Tamil Sangam(CTS) is hosting "Thamizhar Thirunaal 2015". Let us celebrate with our kids and participate in the various activities & cultural events. Click "Register" to enroll yourself or your kids for the culturals

Date: Jan 31, 2015 (Saturday) - 3 PM onwards

Venue:
Orange Middle School,
2680 East Orange Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035

Vaalai ilai virunthu

The traditional tamil vegetarian meal 'Saappadu' with specialties and accompaniments

Date: Jan 31, 2015 (Saturday) - 11.30 AM onwards

Venue:
Orange Middle School,
2680 East Orange Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035
Vaalai ilai virunthu
Chithiram '15

Chithiram '15

Columbus tamil sangam invites you to take part in Chithiram '15 -Painting Competition. The competition is open to ages - 4 to 18. Do your best work and win exciting prizes!

Date: Jan 18, 2015 (Sunday) - 1 PM to 4PM

Venue:
Delaware County District Library - Orange branch,
7171 Gooding Boulevard, Delaware, OH 4301

Chess Competition

Columbus Tamil Sangam (CTS) is hosting Chess completion 2015 a part of "Thamizhar Thirunaal 2015" celebration . The competition is open for ages 7 and above. Trophies will be awarded to winners in each category.

Date: Jan 17, 2015 (Saturday) - from 9:30 a.m. onwards

Venue:
Delaware County District Library - Orange branch,
7171 Gooding Boulevard, Delaware, OH 4301
Chess Competition
Mega Music Event

Mega Music Event

Saindavi, Sathyaprakash , Hariyudan - the most sensational and the most successful singers of this generation are performing in Columbus for the first time this fall! Get ready for a mega musical evening.

Date: Sept 20, 2014 (Saturday) - 4PM

Venue:
Westerville North High School
950 County Line Rd, Westerville, OH 43081

Summer picnic

Come unwind and enjoy a day of fun and food at the Annual Columbus Tamil Sangam Summer Family Picnic in one of the most beautiful and pristine parks in Columbus.

Date: Aug 23, 2014 (Saturday) - 11 AM - 4PM

Venue:
Liberty Park
2845 Home Rd, Powell OH - 43065
Summer picnic
Chithirai Thirunaal 2014

Chithirai Thirunaal 2014

Columbus Tamil Sangam cordially invite you, your family and friends to the join Chithirai Thirunaal 2014 celebrations.

Date: May 31, 2014 (Saturday) - 3PM

Venue:
Olentangy Hyatts Middle School
6885 Swamill Parkway Powell 43065

Thamizhar Thirunaal 2014

Cultural Program along with musical treat from "Thaal Singing group" with special songs just for you.

Date:
3 - 6:00PM Cultural Program
7:00PM Thaal Mu

Venue:
Olentangy Hyatts Middle School
6885 Swamill Parkway Powell 43065
Thamizhar Thirunaal 2014