New York Tamil Academy (NYTA) is dedicated in teaching Tamil language (one of the spoken classical languages of the world) to the children in and around New York State, USA. The Tamil Language has often been described as "the only language of contemporary India which is recognizably continuous with a classical past" and having "one of the richest literatures in the world". NYTA wants to do our part to continue this rich tradition of passing down the gift of spoken and written Tamil to the future generations. NYTA also considers it an honor to support individuals and organizations that work to promote the Tamil language.
NYTA is organized and run by volunteers. Following services provided on a weekly basis.
All of our teachers, organizers and administrators have dedicated their time to ensure that our classes run weekly and in with standards of the ATA curriculum and following the general guidelines of New York school system.
NYTA Chess Club is a place for children and parents to come and learn and or play the game of chess in a friendly environment. Whether you're a youngster just starting out or a seasoned player, the NYTA Chess Club is a warm place to learn, to watch games, and to come play yourself.
Annual Cultural Festivals, Summer Picnics, and Holiday Meetings are organized by volunteers.