What’s on this weekend in Sydney’s Indian community


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Hindi Films

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‘Photograph’, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra, playing this weekend at the State Theatre (Friday) and Casula Powerhouse (Sunday)

5 -16 June Visit www.sff.org.au for Indian films.


Archibald Prize 2019
Up to 8 Sep
Check out Australia’s most extraordinary art event that awards the best portrait artists for their paintings. South Asian artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran and Young Archie finalists Lakshman Nitish Ramesh, Hazel Thenamkodath and Anupama Pangeni are hung in this year’s event. Also hung is a lovely portrait of iconic restaurateur Anant Kaur Sandhu of Adelaide’s famed Jasmin restaurant. Venue: Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000. Details 1800 679 278.


House of Bollywood – “Masquerade Edition”
Fri 14 June (9.00pm – 3.00am)
A Masquerade party where you can dance away to Bollywood music mashups all night. Venue: Ivy, 330 George St, Sydney, NSW 2000. Details: 0412739020.

Singga Bolda – Youngstan Tour 2019
Sat 15 June (from 9.00pm)
Punjabi singer with hits like ‘Mere Yaar’ and ‘Brotherhood’ is coming to Sydney. Venue: Ivy, 330 George St, Sydney, NSW 2000. Details: Rajiv Mudgil 0430502112.


How South-Asian Media is Serving the Desi Community
Sat 15 June (4.30pm – 6.00pm) Nautanki Theatre Company brings together editors, producers and founders of some of the top South-Asian media groups in Australia to discuss media and the desi CaLD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) community. Panel discussion moderated by Sukhmani Khorana, PhD Media, Communication & Law at the University of Wollongong. Venue: Information & Cultural Exchange, 8 Victoria Road, opp Prince Alfred Park, Parramatta, NSW 2150. Details 0432 832 311.


Bhangra Dance Class Workshop
Mon 17 June (6.30pm – 7.30pm)
A workshop class to learn the basics of bhangra through a simple bhangra choreography that will be built on every class afterwards. Venue: Warrior Women Fitness, Unit 3/72 Carlton Crescent, Summer Hill, NSW 2130. Details: Uppma 0434539453.

Bollywood Grooves + Bindi Bosses Moves
Sun 16 June (3.00pm – 5.00pm)
Get your henna done and dance away the winter blues with 2 instructors and 3 BollyFusion styles over 2 hours. Venue: Eletric DNA Dance N’ Arts, 394 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, NSW 2204. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2453566378209367/

Bollywood Girly Style/Semi Classical for Beginners Course
Fri 14 June – Fri 5 July (6.30pm – 8.00pm)
4 week course focusing on the feminine style of Bollywood Dance, combining the modern and classical dance techniques. Venue: Evolution Performance Centre, Level 1, 11-15 Falcon Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065. Details: http://www.mangodance.com.au/contact-us


20hr Pranayama Teacher Training
Sat 15 June – Sun 16 June (9.00am – 6.30pm)
Two day workshop to deepen knowledge and experience in pranayama with experienced teacher Gaurav Malik. Venue: HYA Yoga Miranda, 4/601-605 Kingsway, Miranda, NSW 2228. Details: HYA Yoga 0438034042

Lunch-time yoga and meditation
Art of Living Sydney presents free lunch-time Yoga sessions from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm at Level 2, 265 Castlereagh Street, Sydney.
Thursdays The Brahma Kumaris Australia present meditation sessions from 12.15pm – 1.00pm at the Indian Cultural Centre, Level 2, 265 Castlereagh Street, Sydney.
Details 02 9223 2702. Register at icc2.sydney@mea.gov.in

Yoga at Spirit of India
11 May onwards
Saturdays and Sundays, 15-week Yoga course. Also check out special yoga classes for children (5-12 years), adults and senior citizens (55 plus). Venues at Wentworthville, Quakers Hill, Pennant Hills, Auburn, Epping, Homebush, Ryde.

Free Yoga class
Every Wednesday
(5.30pm – 7.00pm)
At Indian Consulate Cultural Centre, Level 2, 265 Castlereagh St, Sydney. Free meditation every Saturday (8.30am – 9.15am) at Wentworthville. Details www.spiritofindia.org or call Suresh 0412 202 182 or Raja 0402 789 109.

Music and Meditation
Free sessions at multiple venues across Sydney. Details www.sahajayoga.com.au


Sant Nirankari Mission Sydney weekly congregations
(5:30pm – 7:30pm)
Followed by community meals. Venue: Sant Nirankari Bhawan, 166 Glendenning Road, Glendenning. Details Devinder 0403 216 084.

Chinmaya Mission Australia
Sat 18 May onwards
Family programs (Balvihar classes) commence at Eastwood (3.00pm – 4.15pm) and at Strathfield (4.45pm – 6.00pm). Details Chinmaya Sannidhi 02 8850 7400, 0416 482 149.



Ankit Tiwari Live In Concert
Sun 30 June
(7.00 pm)
The Bollywood playback singer, whose songs include hits like Galliyan and Sunn Raha Hain, is touring Australia. His Sydney concert is at Whitlam Leisure Centre, 90A Memorial Avenue Liverpool, NSW 2170. Book in advance to ensure you get tickets. Details 0452 337 387.


Cervical Screening Awareness Project for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities
Wed 19 June (10.00am – 12.00 noon) “Let’s Talk” is a localised campaign designed to raise knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer and its prevention through screening among CALD communities. Funded by the Cancer Institute NSW, the campaign recognises the need to engage women of diverse backgrounds through a range of mediums and especially through direct community engagement. Details Moushumi Martin 02 9789 3744 or email moushumi.martin@metroassist.org.au

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