Kalakruthi School.Indian Link

Keeping the Carnatic tradition alive

One of the foremost classical music institutions in Melbourne’s Indian community, Kalakruthi School of Indian Music celebrated its annual program of student showcase in early July. It was a cold winter evening, but the warmth...
Guru.Indian Link

Acknowledging the ‘Gurus’ in our lives

Guru Purnima is a day dedicated to the teacher: it is a kind of ‘Teachers’ Festival’. On this day, students pay respect and express gratitude to their Gurus. Our Gurus rid us of ignorance...
Mohanraj.Indian Link

Short films, standing tall

A Melbourne-based Indian filmmaker is earning praise for his short films that touch upon socially relevant issues. Ivaral, meaning desire, is Mohanraj’s Tamil short film drama set in Australia that explores the value of true...
Naina Sen.Indian Link

The world’s oldest sacred songs

An Indian origin filmmaker, an Indigenous story, a German influence and an Australian film. Together, these take cross-cultural relationships to another level in Naina Sen’s documentary The Song Keepers. The Melbourne International Film Festival Premiere...
Victoria Police.IndianLink

Keeping the community safe

Victoria Police’s diversity drive sees Indian-origin officers increase in numbers They are young, capable, and ready to serve the community. And now they have the knowledge and skill to back them up. Meet Vardhan Arora, Rupinder...
Melbourne.Indian Link

What’s On in Melbourne?

Here are some of the events that are happening in Melbourne's Indian community this month MOVIES Hindi Films Toilet - Ek Prem Katha (HOYTS, Event Cinemas & Village Cinemas) Jab Harry met Sejal  (HOYTS & Event Cinemas)   Mubarakan (HOYTS & Village Cinemas) Punjabi Film Toofan...

Like water on hot concrete: The artist in diaspora

Anindita Banerjee wins the Wyndham Art Prize for her video FADE, based on a vanishing alpona “I’ve never been a nine-to-five kind of person,” says interdisciplinary artist Anindita Banerjee. Having been creative all her life,...

Victoria govt’s big plans for small business

First-generation migrants setting up new ventures to get support, funds, PREETI JABBAL reports

Spiritual group exhibits at Parliament House in Melbourne

Only days before news came in that Hinduism is now one of the major religions of Australia, Victoria’s Parliament House got a sneak peek of some of its most basic tenets in a special five-day exhibition. Writes ANUBHUTI MADAN-SINGH

The Power of Now

‘Live in the present’ was the message at AIBC’s Yoga Day celebrations. Writes PREETI JABBAL