Lunar New Year –  Year of the Dog

Lunar New Year – Year of the Dog

Lunar New Year –  Year of the Dog (Source: City of Parramatta)

The celebration of the Lunar New Year has long been part of the Parramatta region and community. Lunar New Year is one of Parramatta’s most popular annual events. On 16 February, Parramatta  will welcome the Year of the Dog. (more…)

Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali

Diwali Display @ Parramatta Heritage Centre

Diwali is a five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the globe. Diwali night is the darkest night of autumn and diyas (more…)

World War One – Indian Troops – Meerut Division

World War One – Indian Troops – Meerut Division

Indian gunner of the 7th Meerut Division, wearing gas masks as protection against German gas shells 1915

Two divisions of Indian troops were sent to France with their artillery and other arms. By 26 September 1914 Meerut Division and Lahore Division of Indian Troops arrived at Marseilles. (more…)

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