MISSION           


Tamil Youth Committee’s Mission is provide a safe, productive, and social environment for young Tamilians to learn about their history, language, culture and traditions while gaining life skills to promote self-growth, improve cultural self-image and develop sound ethnic identity through our activities and projects.



Pongal Vizha Youth Visual Arts Competition 2017

Hosted by the Tamil Sangam of Carolina Youth Committee. The theme of the competition is AGRICULTURE. You may submit any form of visual art(ie...photography, painting, sketch, video of a visual art such as dance). Prizes will be awarded to winners.

All participants should be under the age of 20

Please bring all submissions to the venue on January 21st, 2017. Turn in your submission to the Visual Arts Competition table by 4:00P. Video/digital visual arts submissions may be email to gkdass113@gmail.com, but should still be brought on a flash drive to the event.

           Register for Visual Art Competition



Youth Committee Board

  1. President - Mukil Guruparan
  2. Vice President - Gokul Dass
  3. Secretary - Surya Shanmugam
  4. Joint Secretary - Arthi Annadurai
  5. Treasurer - Ponni Theetharappan
  6. Board of Directors:
  7. Arunkumar Senthilkumar
  8. Jeyashree Haridoss
  9. Kadhir Patchamuthu
  10. Karthik Elango
  11. Kavya Kumar
  12. Krithika Velappan

Goal

Our goal is to provide guidance and support to youth, ages 12 - 20, with developing a positive cultural identity that helps them establish ethnicity, characterized by community involvement, social networking, fellowship, promotion and appreciation for their history and culture so that they can take that to next generation.

Tamil Sangam Youth Committee plans to accomplish this by involving youth in:

I. Social Activities

Sporting events, Tamil book/writing club, Art projects, Dance/singing competitions, Fundraising events, etc.

II. Cultural Events

Provides exciting opportunities to participate in the Tamil Sangam event organization and coordination of services which include back stage help, food service, ticket sales, engagement of youth under age 12, chaperoning, membership services etc.,


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