Flying their cultural flag high

2018-07-18 06:00
PHOTOS: suppliedUpper North Coast Tamil Eisteddfod Movement members who achieved placements in many of the event categories.

PHOTOS: suppliedUpper North Coast Tamil Eisteddfod Movement members who achieved placements in many of the event categories.

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THE Upper North Coast Tamil Eisteddfod Movement has performed exceptionally once again.

The KZN Tamil Vedic Society Provincial Body hosted the Inter-Regional Adults Eisteddfod recently at the Clairwood Tamil Institute and the Inter-Regional Children's Eisteddfod at the Merebank Parasakthie Temple Hall.

The Upper North Coast Tamil Eisteddfod Movement participated in this competition in the various categories of Tamil language, dance and singing.

The build up to the competition saw long hours of training sessions and the Children’s Eisteddfod brought on strong competition from the competing regions.

The Upper North Coast won first place in the bhajan category.

This achievement was accomplished after over a decade. The following are the log positions for the various items participated in:


Bharathanatyam Solo — Shane Murugan — second

Language Dialogue — Ruby Daniels and Mano Perumal — first

Group Dance Kummie — Upper North Coast — third


Language Prose — Velona Mohanlall — second

Language Moodurai – Varisha Murugan — third

Song Section Sacred Song — Kovendree Pillay — second

Bhajan — first

Dance Sections

Kollatum Group Dance — first

South Indian Village Dance Duet — Shristi Naidoo and Tashvir Outhar — first

South Indian Village Dance Solo — Varisha Murugan — first

Group Bharathanatyam — third


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