First non-Indian Aussie band to sing Garba07/23/15
Electric Korma is a rock band that recorded famous "Pankhida" song and has been performing live at Navratri events. Having recorded in many Indian languages , the band shares a special relationship with Gujarati community for accepting and...
New mandatory food labelling system
Later this year, Australian consumers will begin to notice changes in the way food is labelled on supermarket shelves. As part of the new food labelling system, they'll be able to find out where there products are made, grown or packaged. Nital...
A more inclusive Kallol
Its 10 more sleeps to Kallol, the kids cultural program organised by Gujarati Samaj of NSW. Nital Desai speaks with choreographer Sheetal Bansal from Creative Space to find out what motivated a non-Gujarati to participate in Gujarati Samaj event....
Being bilingual at work
Researchers have uncovered some fresh insights into how a foreign language is processed in the brain and how this can affect mental performance. Nital Desai reports. (બહુભાષી હોવાના ફાયદા વિષે ઘણી ચર્ચાઓ થઈ છે, પણ તેના થી કોઈ નુકસાન શક્ય છે ? એક નવી...
Immigration changes from 1st July 2015
Migration agent Sanjay Karia talks to Nital Desai about the changes in skilled occupation list and visa application fees that came into effect from 1st July 2015.(પહેલી જુલાઈ થી અમલ માં આવેલ ઈમિગ્રેશન ને લગતા ફેરફાર વિશે માહિતી આપી રહ્યા છે માય્ગ્રેશન...
Bhaven Kachhi on journey of chariots carrying deities Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra thru the streets of Ahmedabad city and the preparations for this year's celebrations .( અમદાવાદ ખાતે યોજાનાર અષાઢી બીજ ની રથયાત્રા વિષે ભવેન કચ્છી નો અહેવાલ . )
A1 Vs A2 Milk - Dr Poshak Patel
Dr Poshak Patel is a strong supporter of A2 milk. While the debate continues over benefits of A1 Vs A2 milk, Poshakbhai offers his thoughts to Nital Desai.(દૂધના વિવિધ પ્રકારો માં A2 મિલ્ક વિષે માહિતી આપી રહ્યા છે ગુજરાત પશુચિકિત્સા સમિતિ ના અમલદાર ડો...
Youngest choreographer at this year's Kallol event.
Continuing the conversation with Kallol kids we met 16 year old Sakshi , who is the youngest choreographer at this year's Kallol event. Sakshi has taken up a challenging task of choreographing for 9 young boys and two girls. She was in the studio...
A new use for beer, in the fashion industry
If you have too much beer , you can accidentally end up wearing it. But what about deliberately wearing beer? And not just the beer goggles but an entire attire made out of beer. Nital Desai reports. (કહેવાય છે ને બીયર બહુ પીઓ તો શરીર ઉપર દેખાય , ફાંદ...
Kallol dance groups choreographed by Hiral Chavda
Bollywood dance, Indian classical and folk dance, some kids are doing it all for upcoming cultural program- Kallol. To find out more about juggling multiple practice sessions and hectic costume changes back stage we invited choreographer Hiral...
Two states - Gujarat and NSW
What can NSW learn from Gujarat and what are the some of the things NSW can offer Gujarat ? We asked NSW opposition leader Luke Foley and Member of Legislative council Daniel Mookhey following their recent visit to Gujarat. (What can NSW learn from...
A new Gujarati film on the horizon
Bhaven Kachhi in conversation with Director Vijaygiri Bawa about his upcoming Gujarati film "Premji-Rise of a Warrior. A film about feminine young man's struggle to fit in. Often mistaken as homosexual, he is bullied and abused. This film...
Indian women's cricket captain sets a new record
Indian women's cricket captain Mithali Raj becomes first female Indian player to score 5000 ODI runs. It makes her second female player in the world to set the record.(ભારતીય મહિલા ક્રિકેટ ટીમ ના સુકાની મીથીલા રાજ એક દિવસીય રમત માં પાંચ હાજર રન...
Getting ready for Kallol 2015
Cultural program for children organised by Gujarati Samaj of NSW is back this year with more than 400 children aged 6 to 16 years preparing for their performances. We speak to one of the groups being mentored by Bhagirathi Bhatt. Naisha,...
Early Gujarati Migration to Australia Part-1
The experiences of early Gujarati settlers who moved to Australia in the '70s have been complied in a new book by Harshad Desai, Samim and Ashak Nathwani. It gives us a glimpse into what Navratri and Diwali celebrations were like back then and how...(...
Early Gujarati Migration to Australia Part-2
The first generation of Gujarati children educated in Australian schools were the sons and daughters of migrants in the '70s. Three parents from that time talk about what their children faced, experiences laid out in the new book "Early...
Culturally appropriate aged care services
Australias cultural diversity demands aged care that is appropriate and sensitive to people from different backgrounds. Nital Desai spoke with Amar Varsani from Independent Living Centre in Western Australia to find out more about the...
2015 flu season may be 'worst on record'
Australia could be in for its worst flu season on record with flu rates at their highest in more than a decade. With the peak flu season looming between July and September, find out what should you be doing to protect yourself from flu this...
Indian Miniatures exhibited at the National Gallery of...
National Gallery of Australia in Canberra is showcasing The story of Rama through 101 Pahari miniature paintings until 23rd August. Himanshu Pota gives his feedback after viewing this exhibition. (કાન્બેરા ખાતે નેશનલ ગેલેરી ઓફ ઓસ્ટ્રેલીયા માં રામાયણ...
Do you check super payments ?
Do you know if you're being paid the right amount of superannuation? Australian Tax Office says many workers are being robbed of their retirement savings. Make sure you are not one of them. Nital Desai reports. (શું તમે દરેક પગાર માં પેન્શન ની યોગ્ય...
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