Kalai Vizha V - 2007
between age groups 4 to 20 years participated in 25 different events including
Bharatanatyam, Folk Dance, Carnatic Music, Folk Music, Painting, Craft,
Kolam etc. Special attractions were Azhagum Arivum (South Indian Beauty
Pageant) Vidukathaiyum Pazhamozhiyum (Proverbs & Riddles). Miss Mylapore
- B Priyadarsana - and Master Mylapore - V Karthik - were crowned as Mylai
Bala Kumari and Mylai Bala Kumaran respectively.
Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Rolling Trophy – "PORTTRAAMARAI" (Meenakshi Kalyanam on 3 storied Golden Lotus with a scroll) - was instituted for the first time and was awarded to Shri Muralidhara Guruji Vidyalayam / Guru Uma Murali of Perambur, for large participation, active involvement and enthusiastic volunteering to adhere to their concept of traditional attire.
Revathy Sankkaran anchored "Kaaviya Ganam" - popular devotional film songs of yesteryears sung by the Foundation Children. She also presented "Kadhambam," a mixture of various ideas, thoughts and tips for women and children. She talked about "Acham, Madam, Naanam & Payirpu," compared the past and the present family situations and status of women, family life, changing culture, shared her experiences of coming to limelight and also thanked her well wishers. She distributed I, II, III and Consolation Prizes, Talent & Multi-Talent Prizes etc.
the Trio for their sincere efforts in inculcating values to children through
tradition, culture, history and heritage. She requested parents to send
their wards to the Foundation to learn and imbibe the values.