Outdoor Exhibition with outstanding photography

Ashok Kochhar –  Every mile of every journey brings surprises. Every turn of one’s journey has new adventures and new stories, waiting to unveil themselves to the traveller. In the last week of January, I got a pleasant New Year’s gift – an opportunity to have series of outdoor exhibitions at one of the most sought after spaces, The Civic…

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Mystery surrounds dancer and her partner

Debut author offers suspense thriller Book Review: Okasna Ratna Venkat –  In a world that is increasingly becoming ruthless and selfish, true love and firendship may seem to beat a retreat. As materialistic ambitions grow, so do the ways of circumventing issues to the top of things. In one word, the world is surrounded by Mystery. Realtionships, however professional, sooner…

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Teenage painter showcases prowess of the brush

Venkat Raman –  The fact that our children have immense talent was demonstrated by 13-year-old Eksimar Sahni at her solo exhibition of paintings last month. The fact that parental support, sacrifice and guidance are quintessential was also proved by her parents Harneet Singh and Parmeet Sahni, who invested all their spare time for promoting their daughter. And the result showed.…

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Lankan tradition conjoins Bharata Natyam repertoire

A correspondent –  Sethmi Ranasinghe performed her Bharata Natyam Arangetram at Maidment Theatre in Auckland on November 22, 2015. She presented nine numbers depicting a range of Bharata Natyam repertoire along with a traditional Sri Lankan Kandiyan style dance to a popular Sinhala song. This was a special number narrating the famous Sigiriya Rock in Sri Lanka. This dance combined…

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New team at Urdu Hindi Cultural Association

Syed Mujeeb –  Adnan Mirza, a celebrated member of the community, was elected to the post of President of the Urdu Hindi Cultural Association in Auckland last week. Members of the Association also elected Roopa Suchdev and Dr Taimoori to the post of Vice-President at the Fickling Convention Centre in Three Kings on December 6, 2015. Among the other office-bearers…

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