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Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
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Fri 19 Oct 8.00pm – Sat 20 Oct 12.00am
Get ready for non-stop Bollywood, Punjabi & Bhangra music on this Diwali cruise party. At Star City Casino Wharf, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont. Details 0412 739 020.
Sat 20 Oct (6.00pm onwards) The IIT Alumni Association of Australia presents its annual Diwali event at Le Beach Hut, 179 Russell Ave, Dolls Point. Details Saurabh Mishra 0469 787 007.
Sat 20 Oct (6:30pm – 11:30pm) Saheli Club presents “Pink Diwali”, a family event in support of breast cancer, at Lilys Restaurant & Function Centre, Hackney St, Seven Hills. Details Poornima 0435 007 581.
India Club: Grand Diwali Celebration
Sat 20 Oct (6:15pm – 10:45pm) India Club Sydney celebrate Diwali with extra zeal, lively entertainment and superb food. Venue Cherrybrook Community and Cultural Centre, 31 Shepherds Ln, Cherrybrook. Details Shubha Kumar 0402 257 588.
Festival of Lights
Sat 20 Oct (5.00pm – 9.00pm) Celebrate Diwali and all the sights, sounds and flavours of India at Festival of Lights in Oran Park Library Forecourt, Central Ave. Details (02) 4654 7777.
Sat 20 Oct: A free dandiya event for everyone. At Kevin Betts Stadium, Ralph Pl, Mount Druitt. Details 0430 360 094.
RANI’s Parv 2018
Sat 20 Oct (5.00pm – 10.00pm) It’s time to celebrate this festive season with RANI (Rajasthani Association of NSW Incorporated). Loads of cultural performances, games and shopping. At Bowman Hall, Blacktown. Details 0404 012 757.
Sound Healing Concert & Kirtan
Sat 20 Oct (4.00pm – 7.30pm) Join us in the beautiful Blue Mountains for a special ‘Bhakti Heart’ sound healing concert followed by music, mantra and meditation in the form of kirtan using call & response. At Blue Spirit Yoga and Healing Space, 18 Murray St, Leura. Details 0403 114 393.
Victory & Indian Riders – October Group Ride
Sun 21 Oct (8.30am – 12.30pm) Will have coffee at the store in Ashfield then leave at 8.30 sharp towards Wisemans Ferry and then on to Mangrove Mountain and back down to The Old Road Cafe at Mount White. Details (02) 9275 2000.
Embroidered Relations: from India to UTS
Thu 4 Oct – 21 Oct (9.30am – 5.00pm) An exhibition of a collection of embroidered works made in collaboration with embroidery artisans from India. The works on display, although diverse in content, speak to the strong cross-cultural relationship between the UTS (University of Technology Sydney) Fashion and Textiles program and Master embroiderers from India.
Indian Women Entrepreneurs on Campus
Mon 22 Oct (11.00am – 1.00pm) Please join us for a morning of networking with visiting Indian Female entrepreneurs who are finalists in the Virangana Project, as well as representatives from The Indian Angel Network. Share your story and learn about startups and doing business in India. Hosted by UNSW Founders Program. At Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, Gate 2 Avenue, Kensington. Details +61 2 9385 1000.
Tribute to the Great Composers
Sat 20 Oct (6:30pm onwards) Events Entertainment presents a musical Tribute to the Great Composers, at Pacific Hills Christian School, Hall 9 Quarry Rd, Dural. For more details please contact 0410 734 123.
2018’s Biggest Kirtan & Sangeet Nite
Sat 20 and Sun 21 Oct (7:30pm – 12:00am) Siya Ram Cultural Society of Australia is organising the biggest kirtan and sangeet nite of 2018 at Bonnyrigg Sports Club 610 Elizabeth Dr Bonnyrigg. Details Avi 0434 196 420.
Deepavali Milan 2018
Sat 3 Nov Mark the tenth anniversary of Deepavali Milan at RSL Club Hornsby with good food, Bollywood dances, raffles, goodies pack. All balance proceeds to War Widows of India. Details Col. Virender Sahni 0416 965 764
Sun 4 Nov (6.30pm onwards) Glam Diwali with a twist of masti. Theme: Glitterati. Venue Concord Function Centre, 138-145 Majors Bay Road, Concord. Details Preeti Thadani 0402 034 959.
Karva Chauth Mela
Sat 27 Oct (4:30 pm – 9:30 pm) Fun-filled event with competitions, performances, food stalls and merchandise stalls. Bowman Hall 35 Campbell Street, Blacktown. Details www.eventproductions.com.au
Indians for Aussie farmers
Facebook group Indians in Sydney is raising funds for Australian farmers who’re grappling with drought this year. With all funds going directly to Aussiehelpers and Drought Angels, we’re aiming to raise $15,000. For details please visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/18257280528/
Sun 4 Nov
Budding musician, dancer, performer or group in Western Sydney? Let your talent shine at
Parravision. City of Parramatta Council is hosting Western Sydney’s premier talent competition ‘Parravision’ and we’re on the lookout for Hindi singers, dancers, groups and performers from all ages (10-70+ years old) who are looking to showcase their talent at the competition. It’s open to people of all ages and cultures. To enter, applicants need to register their interest on the City of Parramatta Council website by 5pm on
Friday, 26 October.
Indian Support Center – Annual Dinner Night
Sat 27 Oct (6.30pm – 10.00pm) Indian Support Center (ISC) invites you to its 3rd Annual Dinner Night at Granville Town Hall, 10 Carlton St. Details 0411 335 999.
Fri 26 Oct and Fri 9 Nov (11.00am – 2.00pm) AASHA Seniors and Darcy Road Public School will organise a multicultural intergeneration Grandparents’ Day at Hornsby Youth & Family Community Centre, Cnr. Muriel and Burdett Streets Hornsby. Program includes Yoga, Bollywood dance and music, craft, morning tea and lunch. Details Bijinder Duggal 0412 786 569
2 Nov (6.30pm onwards) The newly launched Association of Harayanvis in Australia (AHA) celebrates Haryana Day 2018. Basha’i Centre Silverwater. Special feature: live performance by Harvinder Rana. Details 0424 000 242
Indian Support Centre annual dinner
Sat 27 Oct (6.30pm – 10.00pm) The Indian Support Centre presents its 3rd annual dinner and entertainment night at Granville Town Hall, 10 Carlton St, Granville. Details Subba Rao 0411 335 999.