Every heard of silambam, the traditional martial arts of Tami Nadu? Or have you ever tried your hand at drawing a kolam? Here’s your chance to celebrate the harvest season, Tamil style on 14 January, as Thaai Tamil School (TTS) and Queensland Tamil Mantram (QTM) are jointly organising Pongal Festival 2018 in Springfield, QLD with support from Government competitive grant, sponsors and various community organisations in Brisbane.
More than 3,000 people—both Tamils and non-Tamils around Brisbane—will be attending the event at Robella Domain Park, Springfield Central.
The celebrations, which are free and open to all, will feature a host of activities such as a kolam competition, a demo of the silambam martial art of Tamil Nadu, cultural programs, a magic show, face painting, fireworks and of course, a multitude of food stalls.
QTM is a non-profit community organisation working for the awareness and growth arts, literature and culture of Tamil community. TTS is an after-hours ethnic school for the Tamil community in Brisbane, where Tamil classes are conducted.
So make your way to Robelle Domain Park, Springfield Central on 14 January, 3pm to 9pm.
For more information about the celebration log in to https://www.facebook.com/pongalfestivalqld/ or Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/pongal-festival-queensland-2018-tickets-41598632630