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Sydney scores musical trifecta

NSW has once again demonstrated it is the home of musical theatre, with the ultimate trifecta of blockbuster productions secured to open in Sydney. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin said Chicago, Saturday Night Fever and the Australian premiere of Waitress was secured exclusively for Sydney by the NSW Government. “More than […]

Kawal Gujral – an artist who balances passion with profession

By Rekha Rajvanshi and Neena Badhwar One when heads to Concord Function Centre it is mainly to attend an event, a dinner or a celebration of marriage, birthday or a party just for the sake of it. As you enter the venue it welcomes you with a smile, its calm, cool ambience. Slowly as you […]

Shaam-e-Mehfil for a noble cause with Suhas and Savaniee

By Manju Mittal On May 12, 2018, Mother’s Day weekend, not even a cold chilly wet weather stopped music lovers to attend Shaam-e-Mehfil organised by Suhas Mahajan and presented by Sewa Australia at Madison Function Centre, Dural. Listening to music depends a lot on the environment in which you experience it. The warmth of an […]

Hindu Council and Strathfield High Street Library looking for Diwali artists

Hindu Council of Australia in association with Strathfield High Street Library is organizing a Diwali ARt Space exhibition for artists to show case and sell their art work. We have limited space available and this is a last call to all artists who can produce original Diwali these based art work. Do you know of […]

World-class cultural icon in the heart of Sydney, our Parramatta

City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Andrew Wilson has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to establish a new flagship Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) in the heart of Sydney’s Central City. “This is a wonderful outcome for Parramatta and Western Sydney. It is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to deliver an iconic, world-class museum in […]

Priya Murali : A danseuse with expressions of pure joy

  By Sudha Kumar Sydney siders have witnessed their fair share of Bharatanatyam Arangetrams (solo classical dance debuts) in recent years. But once in a way there comes along a danseuse who performs not just for an audience and not just for a show. Priya’s was one such. Priya Murali of Samskriti School of Dance […]

A tale of love and its struggle told by Javed and Shabana

By Neena Badhwar Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar came and won Sydneysiders by acting the love story, struggle of talented writer, actor couple of Bollywood – Kaifi and Shaukat Azmi. They happen to be Shabana’s parents and the play ‘Kaifi and Me’ titled ‘Kaifi Aur Main’ is based on book written by Shaukat in memory […]

Anoushka Shankar breaks barriers with her music

By Neeru Saluja With a strong belief that music has the power to speak to the soul, the sitar queen Anoushka Shankar, daughter of great virtuoso Ravi Shankar,  proved her belief by connecting to us with her deeply expressive music. At a houseful concert at Sydney Opera House attended by classical music lovers, the global […]

Sydney relishes an insightful afternoon with Shabana and Javed Akhtar

By Neeru Saluja When the best of poetry, literature and acting is integrated with melodious music, every art lover is in for a treat. As the stars of ‘Kaifi and Main’ Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Jaswinder Singh and Ramesh Talwar came together for the press conference ahead of the show, the media enjoyed a stimulating […]

Anoushka Shankar: Music has the power to speak to the soul

  Pic Credit: Laura Lewis Photography, UK. By Neeru Saluja Sitar queen Anoushka Shankar is all set to perform in Australia live on stage at WOMADelaide. Last in Australia in 2010 with her father, the six time Grammy nominee is set to perform her spellbinding album ‘Land of Gold’ on 11 March at the Sydney […]

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