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Sat 22 Sept (6:00pm – 8:30pm)
Ganesh Visarjan ceremony at Sri Sai Siva Vishnu Temple 5/4 Shaft Crt Hoppers Crossing, Melbourne. Details 0411 611 031.
Sat 22 Sept (7:00pm – 11:00pm)
Dandiya session with Kirtidan Gadhvi at State Basketball Centre 291 George Street, Wantirna South. Details 03 9837 8000.
Geet Gaata Chal
Sat 22 Sept (5:00pm – 8:30pm)
Cultural and Arts Society of Wyndham (CASW) Melbourne presents GeetGaataChal 2018! A musical extravaganza at Dreambuilders Melbourne 37-43 Graham Court, Hoppers Crossing, Victoria. Details Sindhu Sharma Randev on 0401 527 094 or Kuwar Amit Singh Jadaun on 0455 599 900.
Sat 22 Sept (6:30pm – 10:30pm)
The 38th Annual Dance Concert by Chandrabhanu Bharatalaya Academy students. Held at Darebin Arts Centre Cnr Bell St & St Georges Rd, Preston, Victoria. Details 03 8470 8282.
Dharohar, the heritage of Kathak
Sun 23 Sept (4:00pm – 7:00pm)
Manmohini Indian Dance School Presents Dharohar, a dance with live ensemble of Melbourne’s finest Indian classical musicians. Held at Whitehorse Centre 397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading, Victoria. Details 03 9262 6590.
Annual student concert
Sat 22 Sep (6.30pm onwards)
The Annual school concert of the Chandrabhanu Bharatalaya Academy. Students will provide presentations of Bharatnatyam and Odissi. At Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre, Cnr St Georges Road and Bell Street, Preston. Details 0414 678 923.
Bollywood Dance with Chetana
Fri 21 Sept (10.00am – 6.00pm) A Bollywood dance session, as well as lessons in Kathak and freestyle dancing. At Docklands, Docklands, VIC 3008. Details 0413 018 492.
Paresh Rawal live comedy drama
Sat 22 Sept (6:00pm – 9:30pm)
Oorja brings to you the comedy icon of Bollywood, Paresh Rawal, live in Melbourne. Held at Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne. Details Ashish 0425 795 135 and Swetang 0433 284 442.
Sat 22 Sept (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
Africa Media Australia and Forum for Indian Australians bring to you the first India-Africa Festival: A Celebration of Multicultural Diversity. Also includes an expert panel discussion about issues affecting both communities and how to circumvent them. Held at Werribee Indoor Sports Centre, 13-41 Riverside Ave, Werribee. Details 03 9741 5122.
Sat 22 Sept (6:00pm onwards)
Shirdi Sai Sansthan Melbourne Inc. presents soulful rhythms a benefit concert for Leukodystrophy Australia. Held at Wesley College – Glen Waverley 620 High Street Road, Glen Waverley, Victoria. Details Pragadeesh 0416 312 210.
Vegan curries of India
Sat Sept 22 (10.00am – 1.00pm)
Calling all Indian curry fans, this vegan friendly cooking class is for you. Learn the rich history of Indian curries along with nutritional and health benefits of spices and herbs. At Yarraville Community Centre, 59 Francis Street, Yarraville. Details https://www.ycc.net.au/.
Anupama Bhagwat live
Sat 29 Sept (8:00pm – 11:00pm)
Melbourne Hindustani Classical Music Society presents Anupama Bhagwat, sitar musician nonpareil, at the iconic Armagh Mansion in Toorak (226 Kooyong Rd). Details mhcms.org
Nrityataranga Dance School Concert
Sun 30 Sept (4:00pm – 7:00pm)
Nrityataranga Dance School live concert at Doncaster Secondary College 123 Church Rd, Doncaster. Details 0438 055 701.
Pakenham jorh mela
Sun 30 Sept (9:00am onwards)
Gurudwara Baba Budha ji and Baba Budha ji sports club, Pakenham presents Pakenham jorh Mela at IYU Reserve, Henry Road, Pakenham Henry Road, Pakenham. Details 0430 512 550.
Flute and Fusion with Amar Bansi
Sat 6 Oct (3:00pm – 6:00pm)
Flute and Fusion is a unique concept that reveals the intricacies of playing a flute. Held at Karralyka Centre Mines Rd, Ringwood East. Details Vaibhav 0435 744 754.
Sat 6 Oct (6:00pm – 8:30pm)
Inaugural concert of Kala Vidhya School of Dance showcasing young talents and an evening filled with outstanding recitals with live music. Held at Rowville Performing Arts Centre, Humphrey’s way, Rowville. Details Kannan 0425 805 056 and Suganthy 0432 042 696.
Carnatic vocal concert by Aneka Srinivasan
Sun 7 Oct (6:00pm – 9:30pm)
A Carnatic vocal concert by Aneka Srinivasan. Held at Rowville Performing Arts Centre Humphreys Way, Rowville, Victoria. Details 03 9755 4629.
Tabla School concert
Sun 7 Oct (3:00pm – 4:30pm)
Celebrate 10 years of the Melbourne Tabla School with group performances by students and staff who will present traditional repertoire. Held at The Oratory, Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford. Details 0423 145 447.
Fri 28 Sept (7:00pm – 11:00pm)
Rockstar Arvind Vegda live at Westgate Indoor Sports, Cnr Grieve Pde & Doherty’s Rd, Altona. Details Utpal 0430 143 633.
Sat 6 Oct (7:00pm onwards)
Patidar Samaj of Victoria invites you to Garba night at Oakleigh Recreation Centre, 2a Park Rd, Oakleigh, Victoria. Details 03 8567 0333.
Pournami Sathyanarayana pooja
Mon 24 Sept (7:00pm – 8:30pm)
Pournami Sathyanarayana pooja will be performed at Sri Sai Siva Vishnu Temple, 5/4 Shaft Crt, Hoppers Crossing. Details 03 8360 7000.
10th Surya Yajna
Fri 28 Sept (6:00am – 7:30pm)
Sri Durga Mandir and Vasudeva Kriya Yoga welcome you to join 10th Surya Yajna at Sri Durga Mandir, 705-715 Neale Rd W, Melbourne. Details 0410 527 904 and 974 71628.
PhD scholarship for project at La Trobe University
Professor Angela Taft is offering a PhD scholarship to work on the HARMONY project at La Trobe University. It’s a controlled trial of general practice intervention to control domestic violence in migrant communities. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications close 31 October.
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