Hindu Council hosts International Women’s Day Awards

As harsh a reality as it is, the South Asian culture, like many others, has a history of gender inequality. So when this year’s International Women’s Day rolled around, it was refreshing and extremely encouraging to see the Hindu Council Of Australia host its own awards dedicated to the cause. The 2018 Gargi Awards held…

How South Asians are shaping Sydney and beyond

Last year’s all-women South Asian panel at Parramasala spelled out serious #diversitygoals, and in 2018 Nautanki Theatre delivered once again. The organisation hosted another panel event in the heart of Western Sydney last week, and this time various topics were examined through the lens of the younger generation. “How South Asians are shaping the next…

This Diwali video will seriously LIGHT up your life

Diwali is here and apart from stocking up on tealight candles, sparklers and stylish saris and salwars, there’s one more thing you have to do during this year’s festival of lights. The incredible geniuses at East India Comedy created this fantastic video, featuring renditions of popular Christmas carols with a Diwali-inspired Desi twist. And…. you…