Tamil School

The MTSS has a dedicated Tamil School building that holds Tamil classes every school-going day from 14h30 to 16h30. The Tamil school currently has more than 200 students that are being tutored by 7 teachers under the supervision of a school inspector. Two buses are being used to ferry the children to and from their homes.

Music Classes – Instruments

MTSS holds music classes every Saturday from 8h30 to 10h30. This includes Thabla, Mridhangam, Ghatam, Violin & Harmonium classes.

Adult Tamil Classes

Adult Tamil classes are held every Saturday morning from 8h30 to 10h00 for those who need to learn Tamil as well as those adults looking to brush-up on their Tamil reading and writing skills.

Computer Classes

This is held every Saturday morning for those young and old who wish to learn to type Tamil using a computer. All computers and equipment are provided by MTSS.

Music Classes – Singing

These Tamil singing classes are held every Tuesday from 18h00. Students, young and old, are tutored to sing with the correct Tamil pronunciation and pitch.

Sunday Morning Prayer Service

Prayer services are held every Sunday morning at the Hall from 07h30 to 8h30. This attracts a large number of devotees, not only from the surrounding areas of Merebank but includes many from the greater Durban area. For those living in Merebank, a free bus service is provided to transport devotees to and from their homes.

Tamil Festival

This is affectionately referred to as Thamizh Vizhaa which is held every year and is the flagship presentation celebrating the Tamil arts and culture. This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Thamizh Vizhaa. This celebration has grown to become very popular over the years with the hall being filled to capacity. This year our main auditorium was extended by 30% yet we could not accommodate everyone. This event occurs in the first week of October every year.

Tamil New Year

MTSS celebrates the Tamil New Year by hosting a show by all our school children which is well supported by parents, students and the community at large. This event occurs around the Tamil New Year, which is usually the 13 or 14th day of April.

Saraswathi Celebration

Saraswathie is the Goddess of knowledge and this celebration provides a platform for all learners of the MTSS to showcase their talents which they have learnt through the various programmes MTSS runs. This event is held in late October to commemorate Saraswathi Poojai.