Wish you all a very happy and prosperous Deepavali and festive season!
We are delighted to announce that Deepavali celebration has been organised at the Great Hall of the Federal Parliament, Canberra, Australia, on Monday 23 November 2015 from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm by the Hindu Council of Australia. This marks the significance of the Indian Diaspora and Deepavali festival in Australia.
All the Members of Australian Parliament including the Prime Minister of Australia have been invited and most of them are expected to join in the celebration. Last year over 40 members of Parliament attended our function.
It’s a matter of great pride for whole Indian Community that this is our 10th celebration of the Deepavali at the Federal Parliament. The first Deepavali function was held in 2004 in the Great Hall of Federal Parliament. The purpose of celebrating Deepavali in the Great Hall of Parliament is to accommodate as many as possible of the members of the Indian community and the Members of the Australian Parliament.
We invite you to please join in the festivities and celebrate Deepavali at the Federal Parliament. There will be several cultural performances. Annakut with more than 100 food items will be presented as a mark of celebration. Refreshment will be provided to all participants.
We are issuing $50 (front rows) and $30 tickets (back rows) and Children above 8 are $10 to share/compensate some of the expenses incurred on the hiring of Great Hall, Security, Food, Sound etc.
From Sydney we are arranging a bus to go from Homebush at 12.30 and it will come back by Midnight. The cost for the bus will be $35 . Please confirm by return mail ASAP to book bus seat and seat for the event. We need to confirm the bus booking therefore advise by Tuesday 17 November.
HINDU COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA