Category archives for: Hindi

Holi celebrated by ILASA had humour laced at places with serious poetry by local poets

  Indian Literary and Art Society of Australia (ILASA) Inc celebrated Holi in their artistic style on March 11th this year. As the saying goes ”˜Bura Na Mano Holi hai’ (do not mind it is Holi), Holi is the festival of friendship and love. Many Kavi Sammelans are organized in India around Holi where poets […]

Story of Hindi in Australia at La Trobe

By Rekha Rajvanshi On October 24th 2017, Hindi workshop was held at La Trobe University. Hindi experts, educators, school teachers, principals and authors got together to read aloud the story of Hindi in Australia. Dr Ian Woolford of La Trobe University and Craig Jeffrey of Australia India Institute organized the workshop. Hindi, one of the […]

Preschools urged to offer Hindi language learning in 2018

Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham is encouraging preschools across Australia to introduce children to Hindi in 2018 as part of a language program run by the Turnbull Government. Applications are now open for participation in the Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program which engages pre-schoolers with languages other than English through a series […]

Hindi Divas celebrates Hindi language in Sydney

By Neena Badhwar Hindi Divas is celebrated worldwide on September 14 an initiative by the Indian government to promote and propagate Hindi language.  September 14 is an important date in India’s history as in 1949 Hindi and its Devnagri script was officially adopted as the official language of India. On September 16, Sydney celebrated Hindi […]

Hindi classes to start at the Indian Consulate in Sydney

                Consulate General of India, Sydney has agreed to  request by the active local Indian community members  such as Dr Yadu Singh and a few others to start Hindi teaching classes during the weekends. These classes will  start from mid  June 2016. Details: Saturdays 2.30-4.30 PM Students will […]

Call for more schools to teach Hindi

              Dr Peter Friedlander The Australian National University (ANU) South Asia Research Institute is calling for more Australian schools to teach Hindi or risk Australia falling behind in its relationship with India. The Institute will hold a workshop for education and language specialists on Friday to help develop a […]

Mulla Nasruddin

Recognised as the wisest of the Sufi teachers in history Mulla Nasruddin is referred to as ”˜The One & Only’. He has been praised by Gurdjieff as a man who was ”˜intelligent not in the European sense of the word , but in the sense which is understood on the continent of Asia. The Mulla, […]

SBS increases radio hours for Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil and introduces Malayali broadcast from April 2013

SBS Audio and Language Content Director Mandi Wicks announces changes to SBS radio schedule   November 30, 2012 SBS today released a new Radio Schedule to be launched on-air in April 2103. The new Radio Schedule will bring the languages broadcast on SBS’s analogue radio service into line with today’s Australia. The last major review […]

Navneet Australia Hindi Digest launched by Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Australia

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Australia has launched an inaugural issue of Bhavan’s new Hindi Literary Monthly Magazine “Navneet Australia Hindi Digest” at Kavi Sammelan with India’s famous poet Ashok Chakradhar on 18 May 2012 in the presence of Dr Geoff Lee, NSW MP from Parramatta. The magazine includes special sections for Hindi teaching organizations in Australia, […]

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