Deepavali celebration at the Great Hall of the Federal Parliament, Canberra




Hindu Council of Australia is 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 Deepavali festival function.

It’s a matter of great pride for whole Indian Community that it is HCA’s  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.

HCA  invites  all 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) to share/compensate some of the expenses incurred in hiring of the Great Hall, Security, Food, Sound etc.  Most of the expenditure is being shared by the Hindu Council of Australia, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, personal donations  and  the Indian Organisations from Canberra, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne.

For tickets and any more information, you may contact the following persons:

Prakash Mehta:  0418 800 753  or;  Kanti Jinna:  0421 117 430   or        Santosh Gupta  0423 779 820  or


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