Tamil Heritage Month was started in 2010 and aims to celebrate the history of Canada’s Tamil community and its contribution to the social, cultural, political and economic strength of Canada. While recognizing our accomplishments and tracing our roots, Tamil Heritage Month will provide opportunities to celebrate Tamils’ history in Canada as well.
The objectives of Tamil Heritage Month are:
1. To celebrate the richness of the Tamil language and literature
2. To celebrate the traditions, arts and culture of Tamils around the world
3. To educate Canadians of all backgrounds about the language, traditions and history of the Tamil people
4. To highlight the achievements of Tamils in various fields both in the past and the present
5. To advance the growth and prosperity of Tamils
In addition to attending our Opening Ceremony, we encourage your organization to host your own Tamil Heritage Month event during the month of January. We will be happy to support you in any way possible.