Weekend Events Summary

List of Interesting Events for the Weekend in Chennai (Sep. 24, 25 – 2016)

Hello. In this post, you’ll find a list of interesting events and entertainment options for this weekend (Sep. 24, 25) in Chennai. I hope this list will help you plan your weekend effectively. Have fun 🙂

Arts & Culture

@1. Sep. 24 – Oct. 2, 11 A.M. – 8 P.M.: Dastkari Haat Crafts Bazaar and exhibition at Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai. More..

Books & Poetry

@1. Sep. 24, Sat, 2 – 5 P.M.: Story Mirror Creativity Workshop II for aspiring authors/writers. Director N. Lingusamy is also taking a session in this event. More..

Contests & Workshops

@1. Sep. 24, Sat, 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.: Ashvita Events is organizing the Festive Origami workshop at Ashvita Nirvana, Besant Nagar, Chennai. Fees: Rs. 999/-. More..

@2. Sep. 24, Sat, 9.30 A.M. – 12.30 P.M.: Workshop on (Online) Payments and UPI at E-Hotel, Royapettah. More..

@3. Sep. 25, Sun, 9.30 A.M.: Different Strokes, Calligraphy workshop organized by Raju Patil, to learn the basics of copper plate and chancery cursory writing, at IIT Madras Research Park, Taramani. More..

@4. Sep. 24-25, Sat-Sun, 10.30 A.M. to 5.30 P.M.: Kalamkari workshop for adults (painting on cloth) at DakshinaChitra, ECR. While you are there, check out the art exhibitions and dusshera festival also. More..

Drama, Standup & Shows

@1. Sep. 24, Sat, 4 P.M.: Siri Siri Siri is a stand-up comedy in Tanglish (Tamil & English) at Superstar Pizza, Besant Nagar, Chennai. More..

@2. Sep. 24, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Meghadootam – A play based on Kalidasa’s masterpiece from 4th/5th Century A.D. More..

@3. Sep. 24, Sat, 8 P.M.: Vada Paavi, a North meets South stand up comedy show in multiple languages at Cafe Etc., Nungambakkam. More..

@4. Sep. 25, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Mirchi Live Stand-up with Forum at Forum Mall, Vadapalani. Rs. 499/-. Standup comedy artists: Sahil Shah, Aswin Rao, Vikash Paul. More..

@5. Sep. 23-25, Fri-Sun, 3 & 7 P.M.: Aurangzeb Tamil play written by Indira Parthasarathy, directed by V. Balakrishnan at Alliance Francaise – Madras, Nungambakkam. More..

Education & Technology

@1. Sep. 25, Sun, 2 P.M.: LIBAzaar presents a seminar/session on “Intellectual Property Rights” at LIBA, Loyola campus, Chennai. This is a part of the LIBAzaar carnival. More..

Exhibitions & Conference

@1. Exhibitions at Chennai Trade Center this weekend

  • India International Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Show – IIFJAS 2016 (More..);
  • India International Consumer Expo 2016 – IICF 2016 (More..);
  • Chennai Gift, Office and Writing Instrument Expo (More..).

@2. Sept. 23 – Oct. 2; 11 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Silk & Cotton Fab expo at Valluvar Kottam, Chennai. More..

@3. Sept. 23-24, Sat-Sun, 10 A.M. – 7 P.M.: Kalamkari festival/sale of manually painted clothes & textiles at Luz House, Mylapore, Chennai. More..

@4. Sep. 25, Sun, 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.: Indian Youth Conclave, a youth festival for learning and entertainment for youngsters in Chennai at Chinmaya Heritage Center. More..

@5. Sep. 25, Sun, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.: LIBAzaar is a fun exhibition/carnival for people of all ages. A number of entertainment events have been organized by LIBA, the business education arm of Loyola College, Chennai. More..

@6. Sep. 22-25, Thu-Sun, 10.30 A.M.-8.30 P.M.: Home Interior Fair at Vanagaram, near Koyambedu, Chennai. More..

Movies, Music & Dance

@1. Sep. 23-25, Fri-Sun.: 3rd Latin Festival Madras with a number of events, stage performances, parties. More..

@2. Sep. 24, Sat, 11 A.M.: American President (1999) movie screening at U.S. Consulate Chennai. More..

@3. Sep. 25, Sun, 7 P.M.: Alandur Fine Arts presents Sangeetha Megangal music concert of Mohan & Illayaraja’s evergreen songs at German Hall (Bala Mandir), T. Nagar, Chennai. More..

@4. Sep. 25, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Innisai Rajangam, a music concert of Tamil songs by Lakshman Sruthi orchestra using manual instrument at Rajah Annamalai Mandram, Parrys, Chennai. More..

@5. (Next Week) Sep. 26-28, Mon-Wed.: Norwegian Film Festival featuring five interesting movies made by directors based in Norway, at Alliance Francaise auditorium, Nungambakkam, Chennai. More..

@6. Interesting Movies releasing this week in Chennai: Thodari, Andavan Kattalai (Tamil); Banjo, Days of Tafree, Parched (Hindi); Storks 3D (English).


@1. Sep. 24, Sat, 12 P.M.: Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2016 will be held for corporate employees (team of two) at Taj Coromandel, Nungambakkam. There is no entry fee. More..

@2. Sep. 25, Sun, 3-9 P.M.: The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride for premium “distinguished” bike owners who want to ride and socialize with other riders in the city. It’s a 28 K.M. ride within the city happening simultaneously in many cities across the world in support of research for prostrate cancer. More..


@1. Sep. 25, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Lecture on Hanuman by Sri Srinidhi Swami at Vivekananda House, Triplicane. More..


@1. Sep. 24, Sun, 6 – 10 P.M.: Mirchi Neon Run 2016, a 3 K.M. run followed by music and party at YMCA Nandanam, Chennai. More..

@2. Sep. 25, Sun, 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.: Crescent badminton league badminton tournament for seniors – 30 to 40 years of age, 40+ years (men/women doubles). More..

Talks & Heritage Walks

@1. Sep. 24, Sat, 7 P.M.: Bliss Catchers Season Two features Avis Viswanathan in conversation with creative entrepreneur Santhosh Subramanian & television producer/sports broadcaster Veeru Murugappan. More..

News that went Viral Last Week in Chennai:

@1. Public can take Metro train from/to Chennai Airport. More..

@2. Swathi murder accused commits suicide in prison. More..

@3. Chennai Auto rickshaw driver killed, 10 injured as drunk student rams Porsche onto curb. More..



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