5 years of Sawan multicultural Spring festival

Sawan Multicultural Spring Festival marks five years

‘I am because We are’ is a strong message for all generations, and the Sangam Kala Group Australia (SKGA Inc.) celebrates this theme through their annual events...

Book review: Fern Road by Angshu Dasgupta

At a time when readers are more and more often confronted with a chaotic oversupply of clutter and social media stimuli, Angshu Dasgupta has achieved a beautiful balance in this, his first published book, Fern...

Urdu Mahabharata e-book in Rekhta’s virtual library

Urdu virtual library at www.Rekhta.org. Source: rekhta.orgIt's a virtual library where some 90,000 titles in Urdu - including the Mahabharata and the Quran, as also autobiographies, fiction,...

Sikh Heritage: A succinct and delightfully-photographed glimpse into the Sikh community

There have been plenty of books on Sikhs, their valour, their customs and their culture, but what makes Sikh Heritage: A History Of Valour And Devotion standout is that it encompasses not...

Sarhadein: Bonds of humanity vs borders of blood

Acts of kindness that cross religious divides was the focus of Natyadarpan Indian Theatre Academy’s latest presentation Sarhadein, presented recently at Chandler Theatre.The India-Pakistan partition in 1947...

Nitin Sawhney: Beyond Skin revisited at OzAsia

Twenty years after he produced Beyond Skin, critically acclaimed musician Nitin Sawhney revisited his seminal album at Adelaide’s OzAsia Festival 2019.

PARI for artists: Parramatta’s first independent contemporary art space

PARI, AKA Parramatta Artists Run Initiative is Parramatta’s first independent contemporary art space opened this month by Indian-origin artist

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,...

Karnataka’s legendary saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath passes away

Late Saxophonist Kadri GopalnathKarnataka's legendary saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath died at a private hospital in Mangalore on Fri 11 Oct. He was 69. "Gopalnath died due to cardiac...

The Great Malayalee Tragicomdey: Naduvil’s Marameedan

Amateur Malayalee theatre group takes to the stage with Marmeedan, a political satire inspired by Bharathendu Harishchandra’s Andher Nagari