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In Pictures: International Tamil Writers Conference commences in Colombo

Jan 6, 2011 1:38:59 PM- transcurrents.com

a mobile update via YFrog ~ By Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

The International Tamil Writer's Conference starts traditionally in Colombo, Jan 6th, 2011

The International Tamil Writer's Conference is currently being held at the Colombo Thamizh Sangam

The International Tamil Writer's Conference is being held for the first time in Sri Lanka

It is organised by the International Tamil Writer's Forum

Traditional decorations for the International Tamil Writer's Conference

Traditional Hindu welcome at the main entrance of the venue

Traditional touch for the conference

Colourful procession in Wellawatte

Traditional welcome for the guests at the International Tamil Writer's Conference in Colombo.

Colourful and traditional procession for the event

Traditional lighting of oil lamp at the event.

Two minutes silence is being observed.

"Ganeshaanjali"~welcome by dance at the International Tamil Writer's Conference

The conference continues for four days

There are more than 1,000 participants gather in Colombo

Books are on display for sale during the conference

Writers,journalists,poets,novelists&artists are taking part in the event

Snacks and soft drinks available here" reads the notice in Tamil

Bo tree leaves swing in circles for the non~stop wind in Wellawatte

Birds trying to balance the extremely rushing winds

Pictures Courtesy: Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai