Madras – A place we call home, a city we love, cherish and have grown with!
We celebrate this city every day, but over the years we have launched several special ways to celebrate Madras in the form of music, quizzing, sports and heritage
Here is a line-up of ways in which we felicitate the city year on year:
A quiz for school children, aimed at encouraging kids to know about the legacy and culture of our city. Conducted by renowned quizmaster Dr. Navin Jayakumar, the quiz attracts over 1000 students each year with prizes worth over Rs. 1 lakh to be won.
This year the quiz is scheduled for Saturday, 3rd September 2016 at St. Bede’s Auditorium, Santhome. More information about this quiz is available here
The largest open Quiz of its kind, the Madras Open Quiz is hosted each year by the Murugappa Group in association with the Quiz Foundation of India. The quiz is open to quizzing enthusiasts of all age groups in and around the city of Madras and is conducted by ace quizmaster Dr Sumanth C Raman.
This year the quiz will be held on 28th Aug, 2016 at AMM School, Kotturpuram. More details about this quiz is available here
Heritage Cycle Ride to Sadras Fort
August 21, 2016
Storytelling: Madras Nalla Madras
August 26, 2016
Fascinating Tales of Madrasapattinam
August 27, 2016
Murugappa Madras Open Quiz
Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz
Launched to celebrate and commemorate the city’s 375th year, the song was an attempt at capturing the essence of the city . The song struck a chord with music and Madras lovers across the globe.
The Murugappa Group has also been a proud patron of sports. Standing testimony to this are multple noteworthy sports-related initiatives by Murugappa including the Gold Cup Hockey tournament, inauguration of the pavilion at Murugappa Cricket Ground, Avadi, Chennai and supporting the ATP World Tennis Tournament, Aircel Chennai Open Tennis Tournament since its inception.
The MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament is one of the foremost Hockey tournaments in India and is also among the oldest, having been around for over 8 decades now.