Yearly Archives: 2017


Henna Art

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Henna artists will decorate your hand with Henna art

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Renaud Gay

Renaud Gay is a French musician focusing on the use of traditional instruments. Renaud has been playing world music instruments for more than 15 years in different projects, venues and with different artists from all around the world. In 2010 he founded SoundScape Crew in Shanghai, China, a project gathering world musicians from different cultures ... Read More »

By | October 20th, 2017|Artists|Comments Off on Renaud Gay

Nazeem Hussain

Nazeem Hussain has fast become one of the most in-demand TV and Radio personalities in Australia. Nazeem is best known as the star and creator of the critically acclaimed, 'Legally Brown', the TV show that broke ground with it's boundary-pushing content, received wide spread critical acclaim and was nominated for Most Outstanding Comedy at the ... Read More »

By | October 9th, 2017|Artists|Comments Off on Nazeem Hussain

Omran Omer

Growing up with a close relationship with the Quran, Omran Omer was constantly fascinated by the simplicity and beauty of the Quranic Script. Having been born and raised in Melbourne, he found it extremely difficult to find a network of traditional calligraphers who could guide him to pursue his passion. This did not stop him. ... Read More »

By | October 4th, 2017|Artists|Comments Off on Omran Omer

Husna Pasha

Husna Pasha is a Melbourne based business woman, author, media personality and public speaker. She’s funny, smart, brave and outspoken and she’s attracting bigger and bigger audiences to her great mission –to create happier people. Husna is an Indian Australia, raised in Tasmania by her hard working parents, a mother of two, a wife and ... Read More »

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Manal Younus

Manal Younus is a writer, performance poet and creative producer. As a Muslim woman with Eritrean origins living in Australia, the young artist discovers and strengthens her identity while inciting thought and discussions amongst her audiences in schools, workplaces, conferences and communities. Her background in community work has seen her create inclusive, progressive spaces. In ... Read More »

By | October 2nd, 2017|Artists|Comments Off on Manal Younus

Sheikh Alaa – Quran Reciter

Graduated from Al-Azhar University Imam of Heidelberg mosque Melbourne Assistant Secretary of the Board of Imams of Victoria In 2016 Heidelberg mosque won the Victorian Multicultural award acknowledging our efforts Alhamdulellah for having very successful open days at the mosque inviting more than 300 people from the local area to the mosque to have tours ... Read More »

By | October 2nd, 2017|Artists|Comments Off on Sheikh Alaa – Quran Reciter

Healing Soup With Semolina Dumplings – Bosnian

Ingredients 4 Small veal bones 2 Carrots 1 Celery stalk 1 Small onion 1 Red capsicum 1 Tomato 1 Bunch parsley 2 Vegetable stock cubes 1 Small cauliflower, cut into florets Dumplings 50g semolina A pinch of salt 1 Egg Instructions Place the veal bones, carrots, celery, onion, capsicum, tomato and ¾ of the parsley ... Read More »

By | September 27th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Healing Soup With Semolina Dumplings – Bosnian

Stuffed Eggplant (Striped Imam Bayildi) – Turkish

Ingredients 4 Tomatoes 4 Onions, finely chopped 1 Green or red bullhorn pepper (or ½ capsicum), finely chopped 8 Garlic cloves, finely chopped ½ Bunch flat-leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp caster sugar 4 Small eggplants 150ml olive oil, plus extra for greasing Instructions Score a shallow cross in the base ... Read More »

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Lentil Stew (Haleem) – Pakistani

Instructions Soak the burghul and dhals overnight. Soak burghul and dhals together overnight in a large bowl with enough water to cover. Rinse under running water, drain and place in a large heavy-based saucepan with lamb, garlic and ginger, then cover with 1.5 litres water. Bring to the boil, skimming any impurities from the surface, ... Read More »

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