Durga Puja in Australia
Vibrant colorful pandals ornamented together with flowers in addition to elaborately personalized deities, girls wearing gorgeous Tangail, Dhakai, Kantha, in addition to Baluchari Saree as well as guys throughout regular Kurta in addition to Dhoti fashioned a great surroundings of Durga Puja.
Through the 1970s, there was simply all around 250 Bengali family members throughout Questionnaire, although currently you can find all around 7 pujas throughout Questionnaire simply, which implies escalating quantity of Bengali folks. Commonly, people are quite enthusiastic to adopt portion in addition to bring about the skill sets in addition to skills they’ve in making that the fantastic celebration pertaining to friends and family.
A year ago, Das that is the gifted sculptor in addition to artist, experienced coated in addition to created the actual deities starting balsa wood. Children were being cheered in order to go in the art work in addition to drawing competition whereas the actual race fans were being pleasured together with contemporary combination tunes in addition to regular Rabindra Sangeet.
Durga Puja may be a huge solution to attaching together with brand-new folks in the neighborhood. The item becomes the transition right now of negotiating throughout brand-new region simply. Within the last few several years, there was a boost throughout partners, in particular throughout skilled migrants, in addition to learners in addition are available pertaining to festivities in addition to desires.
While doing so because the local community gets older throughout modern Australia, there have been a lot of blended marriages. A year ago, throughout Melbourne, 250-300 Bengalis through the complete point out in addition to throughout as far as Canberra, get together from football team throughout southern community of Keysborough in order to express joy the actual Durga Puja.
This deities, well prepared by Pith (Shola) as well as coconut dietary fiber, were being obtained by Kolkata several years back. This puja here is quite regular, having in order to old rituals. Everybody gets confusing throughout huge local community power, young children reduce fresh fruits pertaining to ‘Prasad’ in addition to girls organize the actual puddings. Even though, together with rising volumes, it’s necessary employing caterers during the last couple of years pertaining to arranging then, the materials lunchtime. All through that pleasing full week, people are arriving together from puja pandals right after working.
Durga Puja Location Vanue in Australia
Bengali Association of Victoria (BAV)
Venue: Gloria Pyke Netball Complex,
Dandenong (Mel Ref: 89K7)
Uttaran Western Sydney
Official Website: www.uttaransydney.org
Bangladesh Puja and Cultural Society of South Australia (BPCSSA)
Adelaide Wanniassa, ACT
Official Web-site: [email protected]
Bengali Association of New South Wales (BANSW)
Official Web-site: www.bansw.org.au
Croydon, Sydney, NSW
Official Website: www.sydneyutshab.org
Puja Dates and Schedule in Australia
3rd October, Friday
5 pm – mid night:
Hall decoration, Stage set-up, Mandap set-up, Pratima pick-up and placement, Mandap decoration, Fruits and Utensils cleaning, Bodhan (Shasthi)
4th October, Saturday
8.0 am – 10 am: Puja preparation
10.0 am – 1.0 pm: Saptami and Ashtami Puja, Chandi Path, Pushpanjali and Prasad serving.
1.0 pm – 2.30 pm: Lunch
3.0 pm – 5.0 pm: Musical Chair including passing the parcel and a movie show
5.0 pm – 5.30 pm: Aarati