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Sub-continent community celebrates Holi with federal ministers in Sydney

By at March 30, 2016 | 5:43 pm | 0 Comment

Sub-continent community celebrates Holi with federal ministers in Sydney

A full house ticketed dinner was held on March 23 to celebrate the Indian festival of Holi with Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs - Craig Laundy MP and Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Alex Hawke, MP at Concord Function Centre. Craig Laundy MP said, “Holi is one of the most vibrant, colourful and energetic cultural events in the world. It is important to more...

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Grand Marion delivers another successful event

By at March 24, 2016 | 5:25 pm | 0 Comment

Grand Marion delivers another successful event

Neha Dhupia - an accomplished actress, an entrepreneur and former Miss India, believes in trying new things and not limiting herself to just one particular career. Yes, she is beautiful and smart- that gets her through the door. Then her talent, personality and humble nature make her more famous among her fans. She was in Australia recently, where she attended few more...

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‘My music is my mentality’ : Bohemia

By at January 16, 2016 | 11:51 pm | 0 Comment

‘My music is my mentality’ : Bohemia

Bohemia - the name  is a trend setter in his own genre and has a vast array of followers. He is one of the best rappers in the world and distinguishes himself from others due to his  unique style. Where most of the rap is usually in English , Bohemia raps effortlessly  in Punjabi and that is what differentiates him  from the other rappers. Born in Karachi, as more...

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Taking the legacy forward

By at November 16, 2015 | 11:29 pm | 0 Comment

Taking the legacy forward

Parramasala provides an opportunity to many people to highlight their talent and to come together in the celebration of cultures. This time ‘The Desert Gypsies group - Champa Sapera and Party’, a renowned folk dance group from  Rajasthan’ came all the way from India to be a part of the celebration. This group of performers took the people to the down towns of more...

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Diwali celebrated with fervor in NSW

By at November 13, 2015 | 11:39 am | 0 Comment

Diwali celebrated with fervor in NSW

Diwali celebrations  in NSW which started with  the  Diwali function at NSW parliament on November 2, continued till November 12 where the NSW Premier Mike Baird and minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka flick the switch to turn  the sails of the Sydney Opera House orange in celebration of the Hindu Festival Diwali. The Diwali celebration at the NSW Parliament was more...

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‘Remembering Rafi : The unforgettable singer’

By at July 28, 2015 | 6:09 pm | 0 Comment

‘Remembering Rafi : The unforgettable singer’

Adoration for Mohammad Rafi, one of the legendary singers of the Indian cinema who died 35 years ago, is phenomenal. Rafi fans outnumber those of any contemporary singer and it won’t be wrong to say here that Rafi’s posthumous fame has been greater than what he enjoyed during his life time. Rafi belonged to the golden age of Hindi lyrics and the songs of this more...

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‘Reviving the dying legacy’

By at June 10, 2015 | 4:24 pm | 0 Comment

‘Reviving the dying legacy’

Umakant Gundecha and Ramakant Gundecha popularly known as Gundecha brothers are leading dhrupad singers who have ignited a new spark in the dying legacy of Dhrupad. [caption id="attachment_3621" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Gundecha Brothers [/caption] Born in  a Jain family in Ujjain,  both the brothers  studied music at the local Madhav Music College. more...

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Usha Uthap: ‘A combo of tradition and modernity’

By at May 18, 2015 | 3:13 pm | 0 Comment

Usha Uthap: ‘A combo of tradition and modernity’

More than four decades ago, the night clubs in Chennai resonated with a melodious voice and that was the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Indi-Pop music. Let me describe her … ‘She is traditional, yet far off from being conservative. Clad in a saree, she sings western leg-shaking numbers and the trademark 'Bindi'  is her specialty’, ...  yes we are more...

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Harbhajan Mann—Riding the Ladder

By at April 30, 2015 | 10:14 pm | 0 Comment

Harbhajan Mann—Riding the Ladder

After gaining popularity as a versatile singer, Harbhajan Mann is  now dominating the Punjabi film industry. When the  'Galan Gorian De Wich Toye’ fame singer Harbhajan Mann was featured in the Punjabi film ‘Jee Aayan Nu’ in 2002, the audience went berserk and the man with a syrupy voice became the talk of the town. Whether it was singing, dance videos or acting, more...

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Singing up a storm

By at April 8, 2015 | 2:17 pm | 0 Comment

Singing up a storm

From a casual singer to a professional recording artiste, Sharry Mann has scaled heights that not many can boast of in a rather short span. Public Telegraph spoke to him about his journey, his success and much more, on his recent trip to Sydney.   His entry to the Punjabi music industry might have been unconventional but that hasn't stopped singer Sharry Mann more...

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