Indian, Sri Lankan talent on show at Sydney Festival

Venkat Raman Indian and Sri Lankan artistes and an Indo-New Zealand production are among the highlights of the Sydney Festival  scheduled to be held at various locations in Parramatta from January 7 to January 27, 2018. Venues, tickets and times vary between events and hence readers are advised to visit the official Sydney Festival website www.sydneyfestival.org.au Mallakhamb India The Indian…

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Ram-A-Thon planned in aid of Friends of Fiji Health

Ram-A-Thon planned in aid of Friends of Fiji Health

10 kilometres of Walk on February 3, 2019 Thakur Ranjit Singh Auckland, January 10, 2019 What started four years ago as a prop to raise funds for completing Shri Ram Mandir in the West Auckland suburb of Henderson has grown to become an annual fundraiser for needy organisations. First, we helped Starship Children’s Hospital with a collection of more than…

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New Association plans celebration for Tamilians in Auckland

New Association plans celebration for Tamilians in Auckland

Half-day event starts at 2 pm on January 26, 2019 Venkat Raman Auckland, January 11, 2019 Games, cultural programmes and networking make up a busy programme at a newly formed organisation in Auckland. The Programme, called, ‘Tamilar Thiruvizha’ (Tamilians Festival) will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall, located at 13, May Road, Mt…

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Local artists bring comic relief to a tense world

Why the world needs more Slapsticks New work by artists Lipika Sen & Prabhjyot Majithia At the ‘NZ Sculpture on Shore 2018’ Fort Takapuna, 170 Vauxhall Rd, Narrow Neck, Auckland 0624In aid of Women’s Refuge Concluding on November 18, 2018 A Special Correspondent Contemporary artists Lipika Sen and Prabhjyot Majithia have done a hattrick. They have got together for the…

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Grab an opportunity to meet, greet and dine with Saif Ali Khan

The Versatile will be at Mahatma Gandhi Centre, Auckland on November 16, 2018 Venkat Raman While most entertainment programmes involving film celebrities are ‘stage affairs,’ with very little audience interaction, a forthcoming event promises to get close to the film star, participate in a group photograph session and if lucky and can afford, dine with him. Such an opportunity would…

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Cultural pluralism brings out inherent versatility

Venkat Raman Performing Arts transcend ethnicity and language, encouraging every pursuer to appreciate the value of cultural pluralism, says Kartika Singh, who dances were among the highlights of the Fifth Annual Indian Newslink Sports & Community held at Alexandra Park, Auckland on Monday, October 8, 2018. She performed two numbers – a version each of the Latin American and Middle…

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Drama Festival to support Children’s Home in Sri Lanka

Venkat Raman A not-for-profit, charitable organisation is conducting a Drama Festival in aid of poor children in Sri Lanka. Gandhi Illam New Zealand Trust is organising the event on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Mt Eden War Memorial Hall located at 487 Dominion Road, Mt Eden. Suren Surendran, who is known to the communities in New Zealand as a singer,…

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