Deepavali Celebrations 2015 in Melbourne
Deepavali is the most famous Indian festival in Australia. Melbourne celebrates Deepavali with all the festivities one can otherwise experience only in India. The Victorian Government provides financial support to most of these celebrations in Melbourne.
Diwali is the five days festivity period which begins on Dhanteras and ends on Bhaiya Dooj. However, in Maharashtra Diwali festivities begin one day earlier on Govatsa Dwadashi while in Gujarat Diwali festivities begin two days earlier on Agyaras and culminates on Labh Panchami. Goddess Lakshmi is the most significant deity during Diwali Puja.
Federation Square Diwali Celebrations
Dates: 6th -7th November 2015
Diwali Film shows at Federations Square, Cultural Programs, Face Painting
Diwali Carriage and Dance Performances in CBD , Iconic buildings in the city will be illuminated
Deepavali – Festival of Lights in Mernda
Date: 24th October 2015
Time: 11:30 am to 9:00pm
Venue: Butter Cross Park, Mernda Village Drive, Mernda
Live Multi cultural event , Indian classical dancing, Belly Dance, Bhangra, Fire Dance , Indian Drumming, Free Balloon Art
Diwali at Melbourne Airport
Melbourne Airport will be illuminated and decorated from 28th October 2015 to 8th November 2015
Wyndham Deepavali Celebrations 2015
Date: 14th November 2015
Venue: Presidents Park, 370 McGraths Road, Wyndhamvale
This is a free Event
After the overwhelming success of WDM 2013 and WDM 2014, Wyndham Diwali Team has geared with great enthusiasm, passion and variety with this year’s festival – Wyndham Diwali Mela 2015 (WDM 2015). The festival is going to be held on the Saturday, 14th of November at Presidents’ Park, Wyndham Vale.
Wyndham Diwali has grown to become one of the most popular community based event in Melbourne, Australia – which encourages and implements unity in diversity. This community festival relies solely on the generous financial and “in-kind” support from the state government, local government, corporate businesses, volunteers, media and local industry.
Wyndham Diwali is the biggest Diwali festival in the Wyndham region, with FREE entry to the visiting public and working towards promoting ‘many cultures and one nation’ concept.
Wyndham Diwali Team’s primary purpose is promoting multiculturalism and Unity in Diversity through dance, music and arts.
Wyndham Diwali festival created a unique platform for the local multicultural communities and interest groups artists for sharing their culture, creating new friendships and promoting cultural exchange, unity and harmony in the Wyndham region.
It is anticipated that this years event “Wyndham Diwali…Victorian Multicultural Festival of Lights” attracts over 25000 visitors from all over Victoria.
For more details please visit our Facebook page or website:
If you are a business or a performing group, please submit your expression of interest on our website
AIII Diwali fair at Sandown Racecourse
Date: Sunday 25th October 2015
Venue: Sandown Racecourse, 591 – 651 Princess Hwy, Springvale
Time: 11:30 am to 9:20pm
Entry – $5 per person
Free for kids below 12 years
Melbourne’s largest multicultural event, Fireworks display, Safe family entertainment, food and variety stores, Henna, Kids ride and multi-cultural programs
Yogen Lakshman – 0403337142
Babu Akula – 0417635033
Bihar Jharkhand Sabha Diwali Milan in Melbourne
Date : 14th Nov 2015 ,Sat
Time : 5:00 Pm to 9:00 pm
Venue: 584 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, 3122
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/biharjharkhand
Gujarati Association of Victoria Diwali Dinner
Date: Saturday, November 14th, 2015 (7:00pm-10:30pm)
Venue: Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, VIC 3128
Contact Info for further details
Deepavali Mela at Shiva Vishnu Temple, Carrum Downs
Date: 14th November 2015
Venue: Shiva Vishnu Temple, 52 Boundary Road, Carrum Downs
For stores booking contact Ramaprasa Vemula – 0404481476
4:30PM -Lakshmi Puja
8:30PM – Fire works and free sparklers for all children
Diwali at Dandenong Market
Date: 15 November 2015
Venue: Dandenong Market, Corner Clow & Cleeland Street, Dandenong, Victoria 3175
Tickets Available at dandenongmarket.com.au
On Sunday 15 November, Dandenong Market and the Springvale Community Aid & Advice Bureau are celebrating the Festival of Lights with a fun day of free entertainment for the whole family (from 11am – 3pm).
Diwali Celebrations at the Parliament of Victoria
Diwali Celebrations and Exhibition
Date: 20th to 22nd October 2015
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Queens Hall, Spring Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Diwali and Annakut ( literally mountain of food) will be celebrated in its grand glory through the three days of celebrations and Exhibition
Everyone is invited to experience Diwali at the majestic Queens Hall at Parliament House
BAPS, ISKON, HINDU COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA, FIAV, GUJARATI ASSOCIATION, KERALA HINDU SOCIET, RAJASTANI KUTUMB OF VICTORIA, SANKAT MOCHAN SAMITI, SINDHI ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA, SRI DURGA TEMPLE, SIRDI SAI SANSTAN, VAISHNAV SANGH OF MELBOURNE, VISHVA HINDU PARISHAD