What’s on this weekend in Sydney

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


Some events in Sydney’s Indian community this weekend

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Hindi Films

Nanu Ki Jaanu
EVENT Cinemas
HOYTS Cinemas

HOYTS Cinemas
Baaghi 2
HOYTS Cinemas

Punjabi Films

Khido Khundi
EVENT Cinemas

Golak Bugni Bank Te Batua

Telugu Film

Bharat Ane Nenu
EVENT Cinemas

Krishnajura Yudham
EVENT Cinemas


Fri 20 April (5.30pm onwards) Indian Cultural Centre, Sydney invites you to Samarpanam, a traditional Bharathanatyam repertoire by Deeksha Sharma. Level 2, 265 Castlereagh street, Sydney, 2000. Please RSVP at library.sydney@mea.gov.in

Stay Tuned
Sat 5 May (7.00pm onwards) Chinmaya Yuva Kendra (CHYK), the youth wing of Chinmaya Mission presents comedy drama Stay Tuned at UNSW Science Theatre. All proceeds to social outreach projects in Sri Lanka and India. Details Niyati 0425 262 103


AASHA at Hornsby (11am – 2pm)
Every second and fourth Friday of the month. Venue: Hornsby Youth and Community Centre, cnr Muriel and Burdett Sts, Hornsby, close to Hornsby Station. Programs feature yoga, music, dance, games, health and tech presentations, health checks, and light lunch. Details: Bjinder 0412 786 569

Crows Nest (10am-11:30am)
Every third Wednesday of the month. Venue: 2 Earnest Place, Crows Nest. Social event with free morning tea. Details: 02 9439 5122

Free Tech Savvy Seniors Workshop Learn basic computer skills at your local library
Liverpool Library (10am – 12 noon)
17 April Introduction to Internet
24 April Introduction to Email


Hindi Classes
Saturdays 2:30pm-4:30pm
Located at the Indian Cultural Centre, Level 1, 265 Castlereagh St, Sydney. Hindi classes are $5 per one hour class or $40 for ten classes. Registration is essential as there is a maximum of 20 people per class. Paid parking is available in the vicinity. Email: icc2.sydney@mea.gov.in

BSK/SVP classes, Saturdays
A local initiative of VHP Australia, Bala Samskar Kendra (BSK) holds weekly Sanskrit language lessons as well as a culture and heritage program at Oran Park School, 390 South Circuit, Oran Park. Details: Akila 0450 117 372


Hindu Council of Australia is collecting donations for cyclone victims of Fiji, in cash and kind. Collection point in Sydney is at Karma Kitchen, C/O Café Gateway, 8 Wetherill Street South, Lidcombe, NSW. For cash deposit: A/c name: HCA Benevolent fund, BSB: 062 004, A/c no: 1044 7020. Details 0414 971 122, 0402 449 52, 0412 399 164.


The Journal of Dharma Studies
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 Idunn@ses.gtu.edu

Tamil New year Special Spiritual Speech
Special Spiritual Speech by Sri. Aaru Thirumurugan on 20 April at 
07.30 pm. Venue Sydney Sri Durga Devi Devasthanam, 21 Rose Crescent, Regents park, NSW 2143. Details (02) 9644 6682 , 04502 09724.

Free Public Talk by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda: Yoga and Meditation
Thur 19 April (6:45 pm to 8:30 pm)
Experience the divine presence of self-realised (enlightened) yogi Paramahamsa Prajnanananda as he shares practical wisdom and naturally exudes pure love, compassion, peace and bliss. Marrickville Town Hall, 303 Marrickville Road, Marrickville NSW. Details 0422 334 573 or email nsw@kriya.org.au

Shankara Jayanthi
Sat 21 April (8.30am – 12 midday) Shri Shankara Seva Samithi Sydney organises Shankara Jayanthi at Shiva Mandir , 201 Eagleview Rd, Minto. Details Narayana 0423 634 979

Shri Navadurga (nine forms of Durga) installation
Sat 28 April & Sun 29 April Venue: Shri Shiva Mandir 201 Eagleview Road, Minto NSW. Details Jagdish Chawla 0421 376384

Chinmaya Mission public talks
Sat 28 April to Fri 4 May Chinmaya Mission Sydney presents Exceeding Excellence a series of public lectures based on the Hanuman Chalisa. Sri Durgadevi Devasthanam, 21 Rose Crescent, Regents Park NSW. Details 02 8850 7400, 0416 482 149


Community Recycling Centres are permanent drop-off facilities, open year round. Use them to safely dispose of selected common household problem wastes such as paint, gas bottles, fire extinguishers, motor and cooking oils, car and household batteries, fluorescent tubes and globes, and smoke detectors. Details call the Environment Line 131555

Australian Sikh Association and Turban Academy Australia welcome International Turban Coach Bhupinder Singh Thind to Sydney Gurdwara Sahib Glenwood, Dastar/Dumalla Competition and Gurudwara Sahib Revesby all this month. Details 0425 251 313 or 0430 021 812.


Ramadan dinner
Fri, 18 May (4:45pm – 7pm) 25th Annual Ramadan Dinner hosted by the Islamic Charity Project Association. Venue: Al Amanah College Assembly Hall, 56 Nagle St Liverpool, NSW. Details 9707 4842, 0413 914 189.


Biennale of Sydney 2018: View the works of Indian-origin artists exhibiting as part of the ongoing Biennale Sydney 2018 this year – Simryn Gill, Tanya Goel, NS Harsha, Prabhavati Meppayil, Sosa Joseph and Khaled Sabsabi. Details 02 8484 8700

Tales from the East: India and NSW
27 April – 26 Aug Old Government House, Parramatta Park, Parramatta. Details 02 9635 8149

Sydney Writers Festival
30 Apr – 6 May A literary extravaganza that celebrates writers all over the world. The festival will also include Indian-origin writers Michelle Cahill, Shastra Deo, Ronojoy Ghosh, Roanna Gonsalves, Jamila Rizvi, Jeremy Fernandez, Zoya Patel, and Angela Saini. Details www.swf.org.au


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

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

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