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Susheela Raman sways the audience at Oz Asia Festival 2019

The splendour of the traditional Indonesian gamelan orchestra hits my eyes as I enter the Space Theatre inside Adelaide’s Festival Centre, venue of the on-going OzAsia Festival 2019.The...

Indian links in JLF Adelaide 2019

JLF Adelaide is the only Australian satellite event for the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) which returns with three days of transnational celebration and cultural exchange at Adelaide Festival Centre from 1 - 3 November.

OzAsia 2019: Indian Selection

At the OzAsia Festival this year, there are some excellent artistes of Indian origin, it seems at least one, if not more, in each of the spheres – dance, music, theatre, art,...

Diwali in children’s literature: An engaging book by James Roy

We should all read a kid’s storybook now and then, it has been claimed. Children’s literature is filled with wisdom. It teaches important life lessons - empathy, for instance; the importance of...

A joyous, festive mandala

Ten-year-old Akhash Karthikeyan of Pennant Hills NSW has won this year’s Indian Link Diwali Art Contest in the 8-12 years category.Akhash Karthikeyan: winner of...

Gandhi at 150: A photographic tribute, and lessons in relevance:

Indians the world over have marked a special Gandhi Jayanti this year, his 150th Sesquicentennial celebrations have taken the form of talks, discussions, film screenings, stage productions, exhibitions and commemorations.
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Stolen Shiva returns home to dance on at remote temple

Friday the 13th, a date dreaded in the West, turned out to be a very auspicious day for over 25,000 people in the southern Indian village of Kallidaikurichi. Several of them traveled 600 km...

Community gathers for a beloved icon: Ganesha festival in Adelaide

He is the most recognized Hindu deity the world over, and within India, certainly the most loved. The elephant-headed pot-bellied God Ganesha has a 10-day festival dedicated to him, and the large-scale celebrations in Mumbai have...
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How Adelaide celebrated International Day of Yoga

As Adelaide marked the International Day of Yoga this year on 21 June, the sun was clement and showed up for most of the day.You might or might not know that the sun has...
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Lessons from the story of Anh Do, the ‘happiest refugee’ in Australia

It was 700 of us in the Adelaide Convention Centre, and we were all laughing and crying at the same time, thanks to Anh Do. Who would have thought listening to a keynote address...