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What’s Happening This Week!

Movies in Sydney this weekend

Baaghi 3

baaghi 3


Subh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan                                    Angrezi Medium


Ikko Mikke

Jora 2

Chal Mera Putt 2

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CORONAVIRUS ALERT: Some events that appear below may have been cancelled; please check with organisers


Sat 14 Mar (4.00pm – 9.00pm) Hindu Heritage Society presents Holi at Reg Byrne Community Centre, Fyall Ave Wentworthville. Details 02 9806 5140.
Sat 14 Mar (1.00pm – 5.00pm) Trikone Australasia hosts the first ever LGBT Holi in Australia. Venue: Sydney Park Rd, St Peters. Details www.trikone.org.au
Sun 15 Mar (11.00am – 5.00pm) Hindu Council of Australia presents Holi at Civic Park, Targo Rd, Pendle Hill. Details 0408 625 176
Sun 5 Apr (6:00pm – 8:00pm) Team India presents Holi Comedy Night at Franklin St, Parramatta. Details 0470 130 891


AIBC (NSW) Panel Discussion
Thur 12 Mar (5.30pm onwards0 Australia India Business Council (NSW) presents a panel discussion on “Managing your move, health and wealth – for foreign workers and businessmen”. Venue: NIB Health Funds Ltd, Level 17, 1 Farrer Pl, Sydney. Details aibc.org.au/nsw-chapter/


13-15 Mar Welcome parade, music and dance, movie screenings, food, art and more. Details www.discoverparramatta.com/parramasala
Baisakhi at Harris Park
Sat 4 April Little India Australia and Harris Park Business Forum present the harvest festival Baisakhi at Wigram St Harris Park. Details 0451 141 999


Artist Shivanjani Lal in Terra Infirma
5 Mar – 23 May Artist Shivanjani Lal features in Terra Infirma, a new exhibition by Blacktown Arts. Venue: The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre. Details 02 9839 6558
Gaffa Precinct
Check out Indian artist Nedunchelian Desihan who is exhibiting his work ‘Indian Aesthetics’ for Art Month Sydney. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1004772036564544/     Website for more information: http://www.gaffa.com.au/exhibition/nedunchelian-desihan


Jigrra Live in Concert
Sun 12 April Check out Gujarati entertainer Jigrra. Bowman Hall, Blacktown. Details 0449 004 633


Pt. Sugato Nag and Pt. Abhijit Banerjee
Sat 14 March (8:00 pm – 10:00 pm) Art as Catharsis presents two of India’s greatest living classical musicians live in concert: Pandit Sugato Nag (sitar) and Pandit Abhijit Banerjee (tabla). Venue: 107 Redfern St, Redfern.
Details www.artascatharisis.com
Odissi recital
Sat 28 Mar (5:30 pm – 7:30 pm) Odissi artistes Santosh Ram, Sami R Panigrahi and Sam Goraya present Kundalini: The Awakening. Venue: Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Music Workshop Theatre, 1 Conservatorium Rd, Sydney. Details www.samgoraya.com
Confluence With Kaushiki Chakraborty
Sat 4 April (4:00pm onwards) A musical evening with vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty and Ojas Adhiya on Tabla, Murad Ali Khan on Sarangi, Ninad Mulaonkar on Flute, Vishal Dhumal on keyboard, Rickraj Nath on Guitar and Vaibhav Wavikar on Percussion. Venue: C3 Church Auditorium, Silverwater, Sydney.
Details 0470 574 177
Sat 28 Mar (6.30pm – 8.30 pm Rasana Dance Theatre presents Sringaram exploring the emotion of love in different facets though the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam. Venue:Bryan Brown Theatre, 80 Rickard Road, Bankstown. Details 0421 751 161
Parama Padam
Sat 4 Apr (4.00pm and 7.45pm) Lingalayam presents Parama Padam: Life’s Game of Snakes and Ladders at Lennox Theatres, Riverside Theatres Parramatta. Details 02 8839 3399


Sri Om Care fundraiser: A Bollywood Musical Night
Sun 22 Mar Woh Lamhe: A musical reflection orchestra with Mehul Somaiya, Birju Desai, Charu Gujarathi, Dolly Somaiya and Ami Surti, a charity event for Sri Om Aged Care and Bushfire Relief. Venue: Pacific Hills Christian School, 9 Quarry Road, Dural. Details 0430 449 714, 0433 925 363.
AASHA for Bushfire Relief
Sat 11 April (6:30 pm onwards) AASHA presents ‘Singing Stars of Bollywood’, a musical tribute to all our star singers; an enticing evening of melodies by popular community singers. This is a charity event for Bushfire relief.
Venue: Redgum Function Centre, 2 Lane Street, Wentworthville. Details 0412 786 569
Help a film-maker crowdfund her project
A film by Sydney-based film-maker Saliha Wazirzada is seeking crowd funding. In Bangana: The Sound of Terror, a devastating drone strike annihilates the life of a little girl living along the Pak-Afghan border and deepens its impact on a predator drone operator sitting halfway around the world, conducting his missions via orders on his headset and the monitor he stares at for hours. We get a perspective of the lives of both individuals by highlighting the aspect of PTSD at both ends. The film further explores the human connection and our desire to find HOPE even in the darkest moments of our life.


Bhagavad Gita classes
Sundays 1 March onwards until July (4.00pm – 5.30pm) Presented by Sri Vasudevacharya, these classes will provide a genuine and worthwhile opportunity to grasp the teachings of Sri Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita, and show how to integrate them into your everyday life. They are free of charge. Venue: The Small Hall, Sri Durgadevi Devasthanam, 21 Rose Crescent, Regents Park. Details archana.parashar@mq.edu.au
Webcast Discourse
Mondays (10.00am – 12 midday) Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai presents a discourse series entitled Love To Live Life at Toongabbie Community Centre, 24 Targo Rd Toongabbie. Details 0411 146 576
International Gita Mahotsav
Sat 21 Mar (11:00 am – 2:00 pm) International Gita Seminar at Darling Harbour Theatre, International Convention Centre, Sydney.
Sun 22 Mar (03.30 pm – 08.30 pm) Gita Sadbhavana Yatra starting from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple to River foreshore, Parramatta.
Mon 23 Mar (12.00 noon – 03.00 pm) Reception in Federal Parliament, Canberra.
Tue 24 Mar (11.00 am – 01.00 pm) Valedictory function at NSW Parliament, Sydney.
Details 0410 616 463 or email igm2020@myaha.org.au
Sri M visit to Australia
15-30 Mar Eminent Kriya Yoga expert Sri M will visit Sydney and will meet the public at a series of events.
Details send message to +61 413 098 814 on WhatsApp.
Meditation workshop
6 Apr (6.00pm – 8.00pm) Chinmaya Mission Australia (Sydney) presents a meditation workshop ‘Çalm Your Restless Mind’. Venue Sydney Town Hall. Details 02 8850 7400.


Seniors meet-ups
AASHA Foundation Australia (Ltd) organises social hubs for seniors at various centres across Sydney. All communities welcome. Activities include yoga, music, dance, networking, health talks, technology, health checks, light lunch.
Announcing new venue at West Ryde. West Ryde Community Hall, 1A Station St, West Ryde (close to train station)
Blacktown: First Wednesday of the month (11.00am – 2.00pm) Westpoint Shopping Centre, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown (Community Room, next to gym, Fourth floor). Close to railway station.
Wentworthville: Fourth Saturday of the month (12.30pm – 4.30pm) Wentworthville Community Centre, Grevillea Hall (next to library), 2 Main Street, Wentworthville. Close to railway station
Hornsby: Second and Fourth Friday of the month (11.00am – 2.00pm) Hornsby Youth & Family Community Centre, Cnr. Muriel and Burdett St, Close to train station.
Crows Nest: Third Wednesday of the month (10.00am – 11.30am) Music-based social gathering at Crows Nest Centre, 2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest.
Details Bijinder Duggal 0412 786 569.

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