FICQ presents Diwali Indian Festival of Lights 2017: Come and light up Brisbane with Brisbane’s Indian communities

By Dr Indrani Ganguly Public Relations Officer The Federation of Indian Communities of Queensland Inc., (FICQ), the peak umbrella body of all Indian Associations in Queensland invites members of all communities in Queensland to come and celebrate Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights. Diwali is considered a signature cultural event and an important contribution to […]

Hindu Council of Australia presents Deepavali 2017

Hindu Council of Australia presents Deepavali 2017

Hindu Council of Australia started the public celebrations of Deepavali  – the Festival of Lights- in 1999 in a huge way in Sydney. With community support this festival has now grown as one of the largest  community events in Sydney. Hindu Council of Australia will be celebrating Deepavali 2017 at multiple venues across Sydney, Adelaide […]

Largest Ganesh idol to have ever crossed Indian boundaries for the biggest Ganesh festival being celebrated in Adelaide, SA!

Largest Ganesh idol to have ever crossed Indian boundaries for the biggest Ganesh festival being celebrated in Adelaide, SA!

By Rakesh Gupta The festival state of South Australia has a mosaic of cultural diversity, assimilated from all corners of the world, making it a global village in true sense. UIOSA (United Indians of South Australia) is an incorporated organisation formed in 2016 to celebrate the diverse multiculturalism in South Australia through various festivals and […]

PM pays tribute to Mahatma’s Mahatma

PM pays tribute to Mahatma’s Mahatma

By Atmarpit Apurvaji This June, PM Narendra Modi paid tribute to the Mahatma’s Mahatma. Known as Shrimad Rajchandraji, a Gujarat-born saint, philosopher, poet and spiritual luminary; who interacted with Mahatma Gandhi before he went to South Africa is believed to have left a deep impression in his life and had influenced his thoughts on truth, […]

‘Shri 420’: a centuries old story with a modern comedic twist

‘Shri 420’: a centuries old story with a modern comedic twist

By Tara Desai Religious frauds are not a new phenomenon. For millennia, supposedly god-men have abused their positions of authority to exploit naïve, vulnerable individuals who only seek surety on their journey to spiritual enlightenment. Adakar Theatre and Cultural Group’s production ‘Shri 420’, staged at NIDA’s Parade Theatres on July 14th and 15th, explores the […]

Remembering the Fully spirited Akanksha Kadam

Remembering the Fully spirited Akanksha Kadam

The appalling death of an Indian student, Akanksha Kadam, studying in Australia sent shockwaves across the country. Ms Kadam lost her life in a fatal accident that occurred at Terrey Hills, but she will always be remembered as the feisty go-getter… The ever cheerful Akanksha was pursuing MBA at Macquarie Graduate School of Management and […]

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