Three-day Japan Cultural Festival and other events in the city to watch out for

The Consulate-General of Japan at Chennai, and Abk-Aots Dosokai, Tamil Nadu Centre organises a three-day Japan Cultural Festival. The festival will feature exhibitions of dolls, dioramas (miniature models) of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Japan, ikebana, Nendo No Tetsukuri (clay craft), origami and bonsai. The Nendo No Tetsukuri demonstration will be held at 11 a.m. on March 22; origami at 3 p.m. on March 22 and 11 a.m. on March 23; judo at 2 p.m. on March 23; karate at 4 p.m. on March 23; kobudo at 5 p.m. on March 23; and bonsai demonstration at 11 a.m. on March 24.

Entry is free. The exhibition will be held from March 22 to 24 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Abk-Aots Dosokai, Tamil Nadu Centre, Third Floor, Chateau D’ Ampa, No. 37 (110), Nelson Manickam Road, Aminjikarai.

Rural Flavour

An exhibition of small-format paintings by artist P. Perumal.

Venue: Gallery Sri Parvati, No. 28 / 160, Eldams Road, Alwarpet

Date: Till April 5

Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Phone: 2435-3341 / 98840-75453

The launch Of You Stole My Song, a book by Shammeer and Chandru, and organised by Penguin Books India.

Venue: Landmark, Apex Plaza, No. 3, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam

Date: March 22

Time: 6.30 p.m.


At the Sizzler Festival at The Crown. Choose from vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties.

Venue: The Residency Towers, No. 115, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar

Date: Till March 31

Phone: 2815-6363