dandiya night

The Greater Springfield community celebrated the festival of Diwali earlier this month, with a special event taking place in Brookwater.

Community lights up for Diwali

Daniel Bouwmeester November 26, 2023 3 min read

The Springfield community celebrated the festival of Diwali earlier this month, with a special event taking place in Brookwater. Diwali is an annual Indian holiday that has become increasingly popular in Australia in recent years, and celebrates victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. The Springfield-based ‘Diwali Festival of Lights’…

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Round of clapping for Springfield’s inaugural Dandiya night

Daniel Bouwmeester November 4, 2023 3 min read

In October, thousands of people converged on The Circle at Robelle Domain for the first-ever Dandiya Night – a vibrant evening of live Hindu-inspired music, group dances, clapping ‘dandiya’ sticks, and plenty of family entertainment. It was another successful event organised this year by the Greater Springfield Indian Association (GSIA), following February’s kite festival. Taking…

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