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Janamashtami Celebrations in Sydney

At Sri Venkateswara Temple, Helensburgh Sri Krishna Jayanti also referred to as Gokulashtami, is one such festival that marks the celebration of the birth of Lord Sri Krishna in full fervour and enthusiasm by the devotees.The incarnation of Lord Krishna signifies the end of all darkness and the eradication of the evil from the earth.The […]

Artists and writers at Adelaide’s OzAsia Fest 2019 (Oct 17 – Nov 3)

OzAsia Festival program has just been announced with its list of artistes from the Indian scene. The Indian Down Under has already run an interview with musician Nitin Sawhney who is the star attraction at the fest conducted by TIDU’s Anu Jose. (http://www.indiandownunder.com.au/2019/07/nitin-sawhneys-beyond-skin-in-the-era-of-brexit-and-trump/) OzAsia Festival – Australia’s leading contemporary arts festival engaging with Asia: www.ozasiafestival.com.au Internationally […]

Support Astha fundraiser on August 9

“When you have more than you need, build a longer table and not a higher fence” The beautiful quote is being well practiced by Mrs and Mr Hargunani who extended their table to the ones that needed it the most – the homeless on our streets, through a brilliant initiative that started in 2017 by the name of Astha- Providing […]

‘Suneheri Yaadein’ by ISGH for a good cause on September 6

On Friday September 6, 2019, the seniors’ group, ISG, headed by Dave Passi and his wife Kanchan Passi is hosting an evening of entertainment, dinner and cocktails at Parravilla Function Centre. Some of the finest and most experienced musicians namely Pushpa Jagadish, Sadiq Rehmani, Abhijit Dan and Vishal Lakhia. There will also be a few emerging […]

Vision 2020 celebrates Diwali by staging ‘Abhijana Shakunthalam’ on October 12

Vision 2020 is celebrating Diwali this year with a grand ballet based on the great Indian poet Kalidasa’s immortal drama ‘Abhijana Shakunthalam’. This ballet, exclusively choreographed by Sydney’s renowned artist Ms Hamsa Venkat & presented by Samskriti School of Dance; will be a rich cultural experience for all age groups. The event is organised on Saturday 12 October […]

Indian Consulate invites you for Independence Day Flag Hoisting

Consulate General of India, Sydney cordially invites all to attend the flag hoisting ceremony to mark the 73rd Independence Day of Republic of India on Thursday, 15 August 2019 between 0900-1100 hrs at the Consulate General of India, Level 2, 265 Castlereagh Street Sydney, NSW 2000.  The flier for the Independence Day Celebration function is attached herewith. To confirm your participation, please click here 

‘Ten Years to Home’ – a play by Sonal Moore on August 2 and 3

‘Ten Years to Home’, a play written by Sonal Moore and directed by Jules Orcullo, tells the story of why Sonal’s parents first came to Australia and what made them stay. Looked at through the eyes of three generations of women, the play reveals the challenges faced by an Indian family living a long way […]

3rd SAFAL – Film, Art & Lit Fest on August 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th

Australian South Asian Forum Incorporated (ASAF) will hold its 3rd Annual South Asian Film, Arts & Literature Festival (SAFAL Fest) on the 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th August with City of Ryde, Commonwealth Department of Communication & Arts, and Multicultural NSW being the Main Festival Partners. SAFAL Fest is an annual spectacular celebrating the rich […]

Key into Sydney – a new organisation to help migrant women settle in Sydney

A new non-for-profit support group for migrant women from Maroubra and adjoining suburbs called ‘Key into Sydney’ has been formed to help migrant women settle in Australia. Says Co-Founder, Maia Saxena, “Settling in Australia can be very challenging for women. They have to cope with culture shock, find their way around in everyday life and […]

July Movie releases

Article 15 – Running in Cinemas currently Cast: Star Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Isha Talwar, Manoj Pahwa, Savani Gupta and Kumus Mishra Director: Anubhav Sinha The film draws its title from Article 15 of the Constitution which forbids discrimination against any citizen on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. But the reality […]

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