The 6th Annual World Tamil Festival and the Global Organisation of Tamil Origin Meet was held at Kalaivanar Arangam of Chennai on January 11 and 12 organised by Selvakumar, the President.
Thiru Ma Foi Pandiarajan, Minister of Tamil OfficIal Language & Culture, Tamilnadu,
Thiru Chief Justice P.Sathasivam, Former Governor of Kerala, Thiru K.Vigneshwaran, former Chief Minister of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka, Thiru. Muthuvel Sasintharan, Minister of State Enterprises, Papua New Guinea, Dato Kamalanathan, Former Malaysian Education Minister Thirumathi Kamakshi Durairaj, Assembly Member, Sabah Malaysia Thiru Vishwanathan, Chancellor of VIT University participated as Chief Guests.
Shan Dayaparan of Canada, Datuk Thiaga of Vanakkam Malaysia, Prema Vijayakumar, HipHop Tamil Adhi, Madurai Jagadeesan & Dr. Geethalakshmi were honored with the awards.
The highlight of the event was the release of a Special song of GOTO, composed by Mr Diron Fernando &sung by Mr Shameel in the lyrics of Poet Ravi Bharathi to illustrate the significance of the Tamil Culture & Language.