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Australian Citizenship Ceremony

Are you waiting to attend an Australian citizenship ceremony? The United India Associations will be hosting, in conjunction with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, a special Australian citizenship ceremony at the India Australia Friendship Fair on 19 August 2012. If you would like to become an Australian citizen at this ceremony please let the Department of Immigration and Citizenship know by contacting Carolyn...

City to Surf this August

UIA is proud to announce the 18th India Australia Friendship Fair will be held on 19 August 2012, at Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. This year we have postponed our fair by a week to facilitate participation in city 2 surf race on 12 August 2012. Your support of the cultural events by arranging participation from your association will make this event a highly rewarding experience for all. So please do consider this...

EKANKIKA UTSAV 2012

About 350+ viewers assembled to watch two very well presented One Act Plays on Sunday, the 22nd April at the Castle Hills High School, Castle Hill. The show was organized by the Marathi Association of Sydney Inc. (MASI) for Sydney’s Marathi speaking community. By the way, Marathi is the 19th most spoken language in the world. The first One Act Play, ‘Tax Free’ was written by Dr. Chndrashekhar Phansalkar and...

Danish Punjabi Singer in Sydney

Danish Punjabi singer, actor and performer enthralled the audience in Sydney on 19th August. “Heer from Denmark” Anita hails from Denmark and on her trip to India about six years ago she fell in love with the Punjabi music. Anita has a degree in music from London and is a professional classical singer. She learnt the Punjabi music and made Punjab in India as her second home. She is a well-known singer and an...

Little India in Sydney

Multiculturalism is a not a new mantra on the block. It has a special cultural status in Australia. Formation of SBS (Special Broadcasting Service) and implementation of other policies in Australia are the direct products of multiculturalism. Multiculturalism has opened new doors in implementing policies that are influencing economic decisions, investments, growth and policies about settlement and immigration as well as...

NSW Senior’s Week Celebrated

UIA Celebrates NSW Seniors Week 2012 United Indian Associations celebrated NSW Seniors Week with a Seniors Forum which was held at Granville Townhall on Saturday 24 March 2012. Mrs Sumati Advani, Chair of the Forum Organising Committee, welcomed the participants and said that this Forum is an opportunity for us to acknowledge the great contribution seniors make to family, friends, workplaces and their communities. Older...