CHENNAI: Children from various homeless shelters in the city participated in Nesam’s 15th Christmas & New Year celebrations on 25 December between 11am and 5pm at Udhayam Kalyana Mandapam in Ashok Nagar. It was also birthday celebrations for many lucky kids born on December 25, 2015 and January 1, 2016. The programme had events like puppet shows, skits, dances, mimicry and drum show. Many philanthropists and celebrities from different walks of life attended the celebrations. Main sponsors for this programme were State Bank of India (school bags), Sneham, Infosys (dresses), BS Abdur Rahman University (transport), Udhayam Kalyana Mandapam (premises for the event), D&A Events (full event management), Win Technologies (dinner), Sol Equipments & Service (cakes), Myme and variety programmes (Kurinji from Thangam TV serial) and many others.