What’s On this Weekend in Sydney

Here are some of the events that are happening in Sydney's Indian community this weekend

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Here are some of the events that are happening in Sydney’s Indian community this weekend

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MOVIES

Hindi Films

Welcome To New York
HOYTS and EVENT Cinemas
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Sonu Ke Tittu Ki Sweety
EVENT Cinemas
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Aiyaary
HOYTS and EVENT Cinemas
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Pad Man
HOYTS Cinemas

Padmaavat 
HOYTS Cinemas
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Punjabi Films

Laavaan Phere
EVENT Cinemas
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Telugu Film

Awe
EVENT Cinemas
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FILM

Queer Screen: Mardi Gras Film Festival

Sun 25 Feb (7.30pm) Evening Shadows (Hindi film with English subtitles) at Event Cinemas, George Street, Sydney. Directed by Sridhar Rangayan and starring Mona Ambegaonkar, Ananth Mahadevan, Devansh Doshi and Arpit Chaudhary. Details www.queercreen.org.au or www.trikone.org.au

FUNDRAISER

Royal high tea for Breast Cancer awareness

Sun 25 Feb (1.00pm-5.00pm) RJ Events and Design presents a Royal High Tea fundraising for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The event features information sessions and survivor experiences, as well as exclusive high tea indulgence, entertainment, raffle draws, giveaways. Details Loreen Lal 0432 440 889.

VALENTINE’S DAY

Valentines – Love Continues

Sat 24 Feb (7:30pm-12:30am) Hosted by Aus-Indo Cultural Group Inc. Net proceeds will go towards Lifeline Fiji Project. Rooty Hill RSL 55 Sherbrooke Street. Details 02 9677 4916

 

FESTIVAL

Holi Festival of Colours

Sat 24 Feb (12 noon- 7.00pm) CIA and The Ponds and Kellyville Ridge Community Association present Holi, a free event featuring Holi colours, food, stalls, music and entertainment. Plaza Park, Pebble Cres, The Ponds. Details Praful Desai 0411 964 506

Holifest (Festival of Colours)
Sun 25 Feb (11am-4pm)
Apart from colours, this multicultural festival will also feature live on stage performances, food stalls, children’s fun rides and entertainment activities, non-stop music and heaps of entertainment. Castle Hill Showground, Doran Dr, Castle Hill. Details 1300 338 368

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Unity Bollywood Concert

Sat 24 Feb (7:00pm-11:00pm) An impressive line-up of performers will inaugurate Bollywood Live-in-Concert. Diamond Showroom, Blacktown Workers Club, 55 Campbell Street Blacktown. Hosted by Fame Events. Details 0412 779 418.

 Gujarati Comedy Factory Show

Sun 25 Feb (6:00pm) Hosted by Star Alliance Entertainment. 42 Campbell St, Parramatta. Details 02 9191 9638

SPIRITUAL

Sri Ramakrishna’s birthday celebration

Sun 25 Feb (From 10:30am, concluding with lunch) Spiritual music, silent meditation, Vedic chants, live music by India Jiva: Ron Ragel & Vicki Hansen, panel exploring interfaith relations with Rev. Bill Crews (Exodus Foundation), Ida Walker (Baha’i Community) & Pravrajika Gayatriprana. Facilitated by Robert Grant. Vedanta Hall, 15 Liverpool Rd, Croydon. Details 9745 4320

 Life enrichment program (Fortnightly) G.O.D. Australia Sydney Chapter invites school children to Gopakuteeram, A life enrichment program imparting universal values through stories from Indian scriptures, slokas, bhajans, choir, games, drama, art festivals and more. These two-hour, fortnightly classes start from 4 February at 4.00 p.m. Namadwaar 44 Oakes Road Winston Hills. Details Jayashree 0420 522 629

 The Journal of Dharma Studies http://www.springer.com/philosophy/philosophical+traditions/journal/42240 (previously, the International Journal of Dharma Studies) through Springer Publications, has been launched under the editorship of Rita D Sherma and Purushottama Bilimoria. For submissions and details ldunn@ses.gtu.edu

Holika Dahan

Thu 1 March (7:00pm-8:30pm) Shri Shiva Mandir, 201 Eagleview Road, Minto. Details Chetan Sharma 0415 809 963

Bhajan Kirtan

Sat 3 March (6:00pm-7:15pm) Shri Shiva Mandir, 201 Eagleview Road, Minto. Details Chetan Sharma 0415 809 963

TECH FOR KIDS

Annual Code Challenge: Your school is invited!

DXC Technology Foundation announces its Annual Code Challenge using Scratch, a fun and free coding platform for beginners. Free event, open to all children aged 10-14, groups and schools welcome to join. All that is required is access to a computer, an internet connection and an imagination! Teams will have until April 27, 2018 to develop and submit an online project.  Entries will be evaluated by our panel of judges for creativity, originality, technical merit and accuracy and good programming practices. Details dxc.technology/dxccodes or email dxcgivesback@dxc.com

MISC

Domestic violence awareness program

Sun 25 Feb (10.00am-1.00pm) Indian Support Centre and CIA present a seminar on domestic violence, featuring information session, Q and A, victim and survivor experiences, contact resources, and oath to end DV. Venue Australis Institute of Technology Lvl 2, 25 George St Parramatta. Details Jaspreet Chopra 0430 705 830

To list your events, email to media@indianlink.com.au