Thai Culture and Food Festival at Federation Square, Melbourne

Thai Culture and Food Festival at Federation Square, Melbourne

Thai Culture and Food festival in Melbourne is focused on the themes of family, fun and food. The rich historical culture of Thailand and its people, the spicy food, and smiling faces all around that bring happiness on the onlookers; what else once can ask for? The river terrace at Federation square was filled with […]

Japanese Summer Festival celebrations in Melbourne

Japanese Summer Festival celebrations in Melbourne

Japanese Summer Festival celebrations in Melbourne Obon or Bon Matusuri is a Japanese custom to honour the spirits of one’s ancestors. Matusuri means Festival. During this time Japanese people return to their ancestral family places and visit and clean their ancestor’s graves. This festival is been celebrated in Japan for the past 500 years. Melbourne, […]

Chinese New year Celebrations in Melbourne

Chinese New year Celebrations in Melbourne

Chinese New year Celebrations in Melbourne Melbourne play host to a number of Chinese New year Celebrations. Docklands, Federation Square and China town being the main centers of attraction, provides the visitors with unique experience on Chinese art and cuisine. Box hill another Chinese dominant suburb attracts around 80000 spectators every year for the Chinese […]

White Night 2015 in Melbourne

White Night 2015 White Night has transformed Melbourne into a sea of around half a million strollers all night long; the best part being the model behavior displayed by the crowd. Moreover this year the crowd management was excellent compared to the previous two years. To begin with, a little intro about the celebration, the […]

St Kilda Festival

St Kilda Festival

St Kilda Festival While the weather Gods watched and blessed from above, the nine day St Kilda festival maintained its glamour and glitter till the last day on 8th February 2015. It is Melbourne’s biggest free musical festival showcasing Australian talent. It is grand, great and I must say I find it difficult to describe […]

Lunar New year Celebrations at Melbourne’s Victoria Street

In Melbourne the suburbs of Richmond, Footscray, Springvale, Sunshine and St Albans have a significant population of Vietnamese-Australians. This community is the fourth largest migrant group in Australia. Though the Vietnamese community gets unfavourable coverage in the popular media due to its criminal gangs and a larger than usual presence in the drug trade in […]

Melbourne’s Celebrations and Events Indians should partake in 2015

Melbourne’s Celebrations and Events Indians should partake in 2015

The first generation Indians in Australia do the mistake of making themselves marooned on a deserted island within themselves . Away from their friends and relatives in the homeland most never step outside the group of handful of trusted comrades they call family friends. A few maintain large gangs of Desi friends but fails to […]

Melbourne Shines on Moomba Celebrations 2014

Melbourne Shines on Moomba Celebrations 2014

Moomba As record number of performers marched through St. Kilda Road, Melbourne once again celebrated its diversity with colours and pomp for the Moomba Festival. The best mix of song and dance with happy smiling faces, celebrated the 60th anniversary of Moomba festival. If something has to define Melbourne for future generations, it should be […]

Halloween in Australia

Halloween in Australia

The ‘unwanted American Influence’, Halloween is gaining momentum in Australia, as the retailers spot an opportunity to sell their goods.  The retailers are counting on the European lineage of majority Australians that will come in handy in bringing Halloween to Australia. Now days it is a common sight in Australian cities during Halloween, both children […]

Color Run – Holi Hijacked

Color Run – Holi Hijacked

Color Run We, The Indians are extremely good in giving a makeover to Hollywood movies and transforming them to  Bollywood movies. Add a bit of Indian Masala with lots and lots of sentiments and a whole bunch of songs and punch dialogues, any Hollywood movie could be disguised as a Bollywood movie. But this is […]