Here is a summary of interesting events, entertainment and happenings in Chennai over this weekend (Sat & Sun – July 9 & 10, 2016). You can take part in weekend activities that you think are the most interesting, among the following 🙂
Arts & Culture:
@1. Activities happening at DakshinaChitra, a heritage museum and activity center. (Click here for more info..)
- Macrame jewellery workshop for adults.
- Thappattam folk art workshop for adults.
- ‘Primitive Parallelism’ art exhibition on tribal art.
- Group art exhibition by multiple upcoming artists.
Drama, Standup & Shows:
@1. July 07-15: The Little Theater festival, a series of plays for kids and young adults is happening at the Museum Theater, Egmore, Chennai. More info..
@2. July 09, Sat: Evam presents Jeeveshu’s Standup Comedy at Madera, Chennai. More info..
@1. July 1-11: Cottonfab-2016 is an exhibition-cum-sale of traditional handloom dress materials. This expo is happening at Valluvar Kottam, Nungambakkam, Chennai. More info..
@2. July 8-10, Fri-Sun: The following exhibitions are happening at the Chennai Trade Center this weekend. (Click here for more info.)
- India International Build Expo for the building industry.
- Chennai Mega Job Fair for job seekers, both freshers and experienced candidates.
- The Hindu Property Fair 2016 for home seekers.
@3. July 11 & 12 (Mon & Tue): Hoofa Posh, a lifestyle and fashion expo is all set to happen at The Park Hotel, Chennai. More info..
Hotels, Malls & Resorts:
@1. July 8-10, Fri-Sun: Trendiest Auto Show featuring premium cars and bikes is On at Phoenix MarketCity, Chennai. More info..
Movies & Music:
@1. The following interesting movies are releasing in Chennai this weekend: (Click here for trailer and more info.)
- Dillukku Dhuddu, a Tamil comedy horror movie starring Santhanam, Shanaya, Mottai Rajendran, Karunas.
- Adra Machan Visilu, a Tamil comedy movie starring Shiva, Naina Sarwar, Power Star Sreenivasan.
- Atti, a Tamil comedy drama starring Ma Ka Pa Anand, Ashmita, Ramki.
- The Secret Life of Pets is an English animation movie produced by Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment.
@2. July 09, Sat: Cinema Randezvous with Karthik Subburaj at Russian Cultural Center, Alwarpet including screening and discussion of a Danish movie. More info..
@3. July 09, Sat: ‘Idhu oru pon maalai pozhudhu’ musical concert by Murali featuring evergreen songs made by Illayaraja and Vairamuthu. More info..
@1. July 09, Sat: Chennai Trekking Club is organizing a Triathlon (Swimming + Running + Cycling) competition in three categories at Ottiyambakkam, Chennai. More info..
@2. July 09 & 10, Sat & Sun: Covelong Point Surf School will see various teams take part in competitions like beach volleyball, beach tennis, beach football, etc. You can also register your team for a cost. More info..
@3. July 10, Sun: Duchess All Women Car Rally starts from Hotel Savera. You can register your car and participate. More info..
@1. July 8-10 & Ongoing: The Art of Living happiness program for beginners generally happens over 3 days with 3-4 hours of activity per day. In Chennai, this is organized in multiple centers across the city. More info..
@2. Two new Titan watches and one 10-year old HMT watch (not available in the market) is up for sale. Both are unused watches from my house, received as gifts. See the Titan watch here & HMT watch here.
@3. July 8 & 9 (Fri, Sat): Style and Statement, a handmade jewellery trunk show is being organized by Raji Anand at Home & Style, R.A.Puram. More info..