The Telugu Association Inc Sydney celebrated its 21st founding anniversary with a musical gala event on 25 January at the Sydney Baha’i centre,Silverwater. Popular playback singers from India, VinodBabu, Revanth, AnjanaSowmya and Parody King Guru Swamyentertained an audience of over 700 for nearly five hours. Child prodigy, Pravasthi, an 8-year-old singing sensation, was a special attraction.
STA celebrates Ugadi and Deepavali, the two main festivals, to foster community spirit among Telugu families in Sydney and to nurture Telugu language, culture and traditions.
The STA also organises Sports Day every year where a cricket match is held between two Telugu youth teams.
STA also runs weekend Telugu Schools for youth and children, Vidy, a community weekly radio program in Telugu now streamed on the web, Vani, a quarterly literary publication in Telugu,Vahini, a website and Vanita, a women’s forum to address the needs and welfare of women.
Published in The Indian Sun (Indian Newspaper in Sydney)