About Pittsburgh Tamil Sangam

On Jan 23 2010, an announcement was made about the inception of "Pittsburgh Tamil Association". Since then Pittsburgh Tamil Association has been organizing events in Pittsburgh such as Summer Picnic, festivals like Deepavali, Pongal and New Year for the last two years.
On Friday, Feb 24 2012,"Pittsburgh Tamil Association" has been officially registered as a non-profit organization named "Pittsburgh Tamil Sangam".
Pittsburgh Tamil Sangam (PTS) is devoted to preserve and promote the rich Tamil heritage and culture among people of Tamil origin in the greater Pittsburgh region.
Tamil is one of the oldest languages in the world. Its literature dates back to 100 BC, spoken by more than 60 million people in Tamilnadu, a state located in the southern region of India. Tamil is one of the National Languages of India. It is also one of the official languages in many other countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka.