Vol.  5.8  15 October 2012

In this issue:

1.     Bhavan’s Films Video-Making Essential Course 

2.     Parramatta City Council’s  Lanes Festival

3.     Hindu Council of Australia’s  Deepavali Celebrations

4.     Padmashri Shobana's Krishna, a Dance Drama in English

5.     “The Moon”, The  Free Korean Cultural Theatrical Performance


*      Bhavan Films offers Video-Making Essential Course  

Date for Next Course

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Australia thorough its Bhavan Films Workshops offers Video-making Essential Course to people. Homemade Video Essential is the perfect introduction course to learn everything you need to know about your video camera, a brief one-day workshop designed for beginners who want to get the best out of their homemade videos. Through a simple and accessible way of teaching, you will start from the very basics in a friendly and informal environment. No previous knowledge or experience is required, only enthusiasm and good will!

Topics covered: Introduction, Types of video cameras, Essential features and how they serve your work, Accessories and how they can improve your product, How to properly operate the camera, Rules for capturing and storing digital footage, Learn the secrets of your own camera.

Course attendants are highly encouraged to bring their own video cameras for practice.

Course Date: Sunday, 4 November 2012

Capacity: 2 to 6 people

Single Session: 10am – 5pm (6hrs) includes class-based theory and hands-on practice sessions

Location: Suite 100 (Level 4), 515 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Fees: $165

For More Info Contact: Email:
  info@bhavanaustralia.org, Website: http://www.bhavanaustralia.org/

Ph: 1300 242 826 (1300 BHAVAN) OR click here


*    Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan supports Parramatta City Council’s  

Lanes Festival as part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival

Parramatta’s CBD will be over run with foodies next week when it hosts the City’s first ever lanes event, as part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival. Darcy, Batman, Red Cow and Erby Place lanes will come alive with exciting food experiences, live music and entertainment as part of Parramatta Lanes.

Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Cr John Chedid, said Parramatta Lanes is about revitalising the City’s hidden pedestrian laneways, creating new spaces ripe for discovery. “Parramatta Lanes is an opportunity for people to discover the City’s hidden lanes network and capture the imagination of creative industries keen to get a foothold in our emerging lanes culture,” Cr Chedid said.

Date & Time: 18-19 & 25-26 October, 2012, 4–9:30pm

Places: Darcy, Batman, Red Cow and Erby Place Lanes, Parramatta

Contact for More Info: Roxanne Martinenko | Marketing and Promotions Officer, Parramatta City Council, PO Box 32, Parramatta NSW 2124Ph:  (02) 9806 5238 | 0457 528 980 7  (02) 9806 5053,

 Email:  rmartinenko@parracity.nsw.gov.auWebsite | www.parracity.nsw.gov.au 
Facebook | www.facebook.com/parramattacitycouncil , Twitter | www.twitter.com/parracity OR click hereParramatta Lanes Postcard click here



bullet 1  Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan supports Hindu Council of Australia’s

Deepavali Traditional Indian Celebrations & Fair 2012

Hindu Council of Australia invites people to witness traditional Indian Celebrations. People are encouraged to come in Kurta, Pagri, Saree to promote the festival of Deepavali and spread the message of Deepavali to mainstream Australian audience.

Date & Venue:  Wednesday31 October 2012, Martin Place, Sydney

Contact for More Info: Ph: (02) 82504007www.hinducouncil.com.auwww.deepavali.com.au

Deepavali  Fair 2012

Date & Time:  Sunday 4 November 2012, 12 pm

Venue: Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre, Homebush

Contact for More Info: Nihal Agar, 0412 618 893; Tara Chand Sharma, 0409 981 355; Anil Yadav, 0433 837 080,Email:  deepavalifair@hinducouncil.com.auFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/hinducouncil.australia,http://www.facebook.com/Deepavali.Fair.Sydney 

*    Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan supports Padmashri Shobana's Krishna, a Dance Drama in English

Soorya Australia presents Krishna, a Dance Drama in English, a show by Shobana & 13 artists. Krishna is a two and half hour dance musical with classical, folk, contemporary dances based on the chronicles of the Hindu deity Krishna. Sound engineering for this production is by the Oscar award winning Resul Pookkutty (Slumdog Millionaire) and it has voice-overs in English by several famous film personalities including Surya, Konkona Sen, Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das.

Date & Time: Friday, 2 November 20127:30 pm 

Venue: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, (cnr. of Church st. & Market st.)

Contact for Tickets, online booking & More Info: Riverside Theatres, Ph: 02 8839 3399, 
Website: www.riversideparramatta.com.au, K. Raman: 9624 1234, Sudhir Das: 0409 600 117, Sri Dass: 0431 983 141, Shalina: 0431 983 140; 
Email: info@soorya.org.au, Website: http://www.soorya.org.au/  OR click here


*    Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan supports “The Moon”, The  Free Korean Cultural Theatrical Performance

The Korean Cultural Office in partnership with the City of Sydney presents The Moon, a Free Community Event. The Moon, is a collaboration from Gyeonggi Arts Centre and Y-kick, the leading names in creating theatrical feats that incorporate epic scale and grand spectacles while maintaining cultural sentiment. Experience intricate set design complimented by choreography from the nations most talented. The Moon is a production that delves into a world of magical creatures, alternate worlds revolving around a remarkably crafted fable of the creation and lineage of mankind.

Tickets are free and guests will be seated on a first-come first-served basis.

Date & Time: Tuesday, 6 November 2012; 7:00pm
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Contact for More Info: David Park, Ph: 02 8267 3440, Email: dspark@koreanculture.org.auKorean Cultural Office,Ph: 02)8267 3400, Email:  info@koreanculture.org.auWebsite: http://koreanculture.org.au/node/3196OR click here;  Ticket Booking Form: click here


*    Essay Competition 2012 Closed,

2013 Competition will be announced Soon

Topics; on Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi Today

The Essay Competition Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi Today: for the year 2012 closed.  Prizes will be presented on 30 January 2013.

For More Info Contact: Email:  info@bhavanaustralia.org, Website: http://www.bhavanaustralia.org/