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Independence Day celebration
Sun 19 Aug (5.00pm – 7.00pm) Cultural show featuring live band that will perform patriotic songs, dance performances by local artists, indoor activities for kids and a movie night. At Young Street, Parramatta. Details 0417 719 681.
KIDS AND YOUTH
Know Goa Programme
Nov 30 – Dec 14 2018 Designed for students and young professionals in the age group 18-28. Participants will visit educational, cultural, historical and industrial sites of interest, and interact with local Goans, elected representatives and government officials. Applications close 15 Aug. Details Consulate General of India (Sydney) 02 9223 2702.
Tales from the East: India and NSW
27 April – 26 Aug Old Government House, Parramatta Park, Parramatta. Details 02 9635 8149.
Engaging with the India and what it means for Australia
Fri 17 Aug (9.00am – 12.30pm) Gain valuable insights on recent government and private initiatives to promote Australian start-ups and businesses into India; the state of the Indian economy; and an overview of the Virangana Project, an Australian Corporate initiative designed to create a “Knowledge Bridge” between the Australian and Indian women’s start up communities. At Southern Function Room, 456 Kent Street, Town Hall House, Sydney, NSW 2000. Details 1300 176 684.
Sat 18 Aug (4.00pm onwards) Gujarati Samaj presents Kallol 2018. At Sydney Bahai Centre, 107 Derby Street, Silverwater NSW 2128. Details 02 9748 1111.
Thillana 8 cultural night
Sun 19 Aug (5.00pm- 10.00pm) An annual cultural fundraising night organised by Sydney Tamil Manram volunteer team. The aim is to support community projects. At Bowman Hall, 5 Campbell St, Blacktown, NSW 2148. Details 0448 697 948.
The Sydney Hills Curry Festival
Sun 19 Aug (11.00am – 6.00pm) The Sydney Hills Curry Festival will feature wide variations of “curry” with a twist. This multicultural food and entertainment festival will also feature Live on stage performances, stalls, children’s rides, henna tattoos, giveaways, etc. At Castle Hill Showgrounds, Showground Rd, Castle Hill NSW 2154. Details 1300 338 368.
Libaas Eid Festival
Sat 18 Aug (11.00am – 8.00pm)
Libaas Eid Festival for Eid-ul-Adha. Event includes multicultural programs and food stalls. There will be rides, cultural dance, free balloons and many more activities for kids. At at Rosehill Gardens, Rosehill Racecourse James Ruse Dr, Rosehill. Details 0450 789 237.
Shri Mahalakshmi puja
Sun 19 Aug (8.30 am onwards) Shri Mahalakshmi Pooja is auspicious to be performed during the holy month of Shravan “Aadi’. Mahalakshmi Homam, followed by Mahalakshmi Abhishekam and Alankaram Samuhika Mahalakshmi puja. At Sri Venkateswara Temple, Temple Road, Helensburgh, NSW 2508. Details 1300 626 663.
Fri 18 Aug (6.30pm – 9.30pm) First of its kind live music event by POTH Productions. At UNSW Science Theatre Gate 2, High Street, Kensington, NSW 2052. Details 0415 158 552.
Sat 19 Aug (6.00pm – 9.00pm)
Enjoy a soul-stirring performance by Sangeet Mishra, an 8th generation sarangi player from Benares, accompanied by Shivam Rath and Maharshi Raval. Camelot Lounge Marrickville 103 Railway Pde, Marrickville, NSW 2204.
OTHER EVENTS THIS MONTH
Disco Deewane Aka Tambola Night
Sat 1 Sep (6.00pm – 11.00pm)
Join everyone at the bi-annual tambola night in your best disco attire. At Don Moore Community Centre Cnr N Rocks Rd & Farnell Ave, Sydney. Details https://www.facebook.com/events/224340254815579/
Wed 15 Aug (6.20pm – 7.30pm) A free series of wellness sessions by Dr. Rama Prasad, titled “naked and well”. On every second Wednesday at Shop 7, 310-330 Oxford St, Bondi Jn. Details 0425 233 426.
Negotiations and Influence in an Asian Context
Thu 23 Aug (9.00am – 5.00pm) A participatory one-day program that combines global perspectives on cross-cultural negotiation with Australian executive insights and reflections from Indian counterparts. At Dexus Place, Level 15, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney, NSW 2000. For more Details please click:firstname.lastname@example.org
Mohd Rafi Nite
Sat 1 Sep (6.30pm onwards)
Shashi Lal presents Mohd Rafi night at Bonnyrigg Sports Club, 618 Elizabeth Drive, Bonnyrigg Heights, NSW. Details 0406 449 474.
Rangtaali 2018 by Aishwarya Majmudar
Sat 1 Sep (7.00pm – 11.00pm)
Enjoy the performance of renowned singer Aishwarya Majumdar at Whitlam Sports Centre Liverpool Copeland St, Liverpool. Details https://www.facebook.com/events/260385721199822/
Sat 8 Sep (6.00pm onwards)
Enjoy a night of scintillating music at Roma Function Centre, 167 Northumberland St, Liverpool. Details 0434 511 779.
Making you job-ready
Sat 25 Aug (11.00am – 5.00pm) New migrant? Mum getting back to work? Get job-ready at seminar on resume preparation, cover letter, networking with local recruiters, interview skills, dress for success, and more. Granville Youth and Community Centre, 3A Memorial Drive, Granville. Details 0437 877 771.
Wed 8 Sept (5.30pm – 11.30pm)
A fundraiser for India’s soldiers by Pecosa Australia. At Parra Villa Function Lounge 42 Campbell St Parramatta, Parramatta. Details 0430 167 283.
Sun 2 Sep (6.30pm – 8.30pm)
A spiritual session of Sai bhajan at Strathfield Sai Temple, 420 Liverpool Rd, Strathfield. Details 1300 524 724.
Simran and Meditation Diwan
Wed 15 Aug (6.30pm – 8.30pm) Simran and meditation at Gurudwara Turramurra Sikh Temple Sydney81 kissing point road, Turramurra, NSW 2074. Details 02 9449 8253.
Sat 1 Sep (6.30pm – 9.30pm)
Celebrate the festival with kirtan, meditations, darshan and dance performances at Granville Town Hall 10 Carlton Street, Granville. Details 02 9806 5140.
Sun 2 Sept (5.00pm – 8.00pm) Hindu Council of Australia marks Janmashtami at The Ponds High School Hall, via 25 Wentworth St, The Ponds. Features include Ras leela, Dahi handi, Bhajans, Jhanki jhoola, Aarti and kids’ fancy dress. Details 0409 981 355.
Grand Janmastami Festival
Sat 8 Sept (1.00pm – 9.00pm)
Festival includes bhajan, harinam sankirtan, kid’s dance, Garba and prasadam. At Sri Rama Krishna Temple, 275 Fifteenth Avenue (Near Liverpool). Details https://www.facebook.com/events/268093500614225/