Presenting Partners

 
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Multicultural NSW

Our purpose is to build and maintain a cohesive and harmonious multicultural society that enriches the lives of all the people of NSW.Our vision is for a stronger NSW: social, cultural and economic prosperity through cultural diversity.

We promote community harmony and social cohesion. We are the lead agency for implementing the policy and legislative framework to support multicultural principles in NSW.

 

City of Parramatta

Parramatta is a thriving cosmopolitan city in the demographic and geographic heart of Sydney. It offers access to important amenities such as a strong public transport network, education facilities, healthcare, jobs, restaurants, cafes, shops, parks and open spaces. A city steeped in history, Parramatta’s arts, events and dining scene provide a strong foundation to the City’s growing status as a thriving creative and cultural hub.

Major Festival Sponsor

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The Lennox

The Lennox is a new city icon for the geographic heart of Sydney, offering a premium hotel-like experience for residents, as well as a new retail precinct and boardwalk for the community. Located on the riverfront, where Church Street meets the Lennox Bridge and waterside parkland, the project celebrates the history of the site as well as the vibrancy and evolution of Parramatta.

Apartments will be available from mid-March 2017. For more information visit www.thelennoxparramatta.com.au.

Festival Sponsors

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Commonwealth Bank is privileged to support Parramasala’s celebration of Australia’s wonderful multiculturalism as a major sponsor. As the country’s largest bank, supporting 40 per cent of all Australia’s banking customers born abroad, we applaud initiatives that rejoice in the diversity that shapes our nation. Our sponsorship of this exciting festival is part of Commonwealth Bank’s cultural diversity and inclusion commitment to our customers, and to the many thousands of our employees who proudly identify with another culture alongside their Australian heritage.

For more information about Commonwealth Bank’s commitment to diversity and inclusion - see www.combank.com.au/diversity

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Jet Airways

Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline which operates flights to 66 destinations, including Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Paris and Amsterdam via our Asia gateways.
Be inspired by our innovative and revolutionary designed seats that allow you to stretch out while the seat automatically moves into an ergonomic position, providing added comfort. From Hollywood and Bollywood blockbusters to TV shows to business news, the latest on-demand in-flight entertainment is available at your fingertips. What’s more? Experience Indian hospitality, it’s warm and fuzzy. It’s service from the heart. Let long journeys no longer be tiresome. 
Find out the best deals with our representatives at the event, your preferred travel agent or visit www.jetairways.com

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Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport is Australia’s gateway, serving 42 million passengers a year and connecting Sydney to a network of close to 100 international, domestic and regional destinations.

Our airport is a vital part of the NSW economy, generating more than 306,700 direct and indirect jobs in our community. Just as we know the people of Sydney and NSW are part of our success, we want to contribute to theirs. We’re proud to be partnering with Parramasala. It’s just one way we’re working together to create a connected, vibrant and thriving community in Sydney and NSW.

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Air India

Air India, a member of Star Alliance, is the only carrier that operates daily non-stop flights between Australia and India with onward connections to nine European cities, London, Birmingham, Paris, Frankfurt, Rome, Milan, Vienna, Madrid and Moscow. Enjoy the full benefits of the Star Alliance network including seamless transfer, frequent flyer mileage points and access to facilities at over 1,000 airport lounges across the world. 

Welcome aboard our Dreamliner and enjoy a great range of in-flight features at a competitive price. You’ll have a choice of continental or Indian cuisine, in vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties as well as complimentary liquor. Our In-flight entertainment promises to add zing to your journey with our large number of channels and variety of programmes. While travelling with Air India, you are entitled to a baggage allowance of 30 kgs in economy class and 40 kgs in Business Class.

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Ria Money Transfer

Sending money transfers through Ria and our global network of 310,000+ locations in 150+ countries, is fast, safe and secure. We guarantee that your family, friends and business partners will receive their funds in a timely manner with excellent customer service at all of our agent locations.

Choose Ria and you'll discover:
• Excellent exchange rates
• Convenient send and payout locations worldwide
• Fast, reliable & friendly service

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Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia are proud to be supporting Parramasala Festival in 2017. Cricket Australia will be conducting non-stop cricket activities for boys and girls at Parramasala! Boys and girls will get the opportunity to experience the fast, fun and active T20 Blast & in2CRICKET Programs! All equipment is supplied and there’s also the opportunity for everyone to have a hit at our inflatable cricket nets.

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Hoyts

HOYTS is a proud sponsor for the Parramasala Festival for 2017. We look forward to meeting attendees at our stall during the festival dates. Visit us on Facebook at HOYTS Australia Blacktown or HOYTS Wetherill Park.

For all the latest Bollywood releases, visit us at www.hoyts com.au

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AFL NSW

AFL NSW/ACT is the state controlling body for the code of Australian Football in NSW and the ACT. There are two professional men’s teams in NSW, the Sydney Swans and Greater Western Sydney GIANTS, as well as the Greater Western Sydney GIANTS women’s team. AFL NSW/ACT also has more than 237,000 participants playing at all levels of football and we seek to continue growing the sport by bringing communities together.

AFL NSW/ACT, along with the GIANTS Football Club will be attending the Parramasala Festival on Saturday 11th March from 11am-5pm where there will be a fan zone, inflatables, free tickets, giveaways, and a raffle competition.

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Riverside Parramatta

Riverside’s annual season of professional theatre and dance brings Australia’s leading performance arts companies to Parramatta including Sydney Theatre Company, Griffin Theatre Company, Belvoir St Theatre, Packemin Productions, Riverside Productions and many more

Riverside remains a vibrant hub of Western Sydney with a myriad of community events all year round. It is home to community arts organisations.  Performances include cultural groups, dance academies and local schools presenting their annual showcases. Riverside Parramatta is proud to be a sponsor of Parramasala festival.

Media Partners

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SBS Radio

SBS Radio is a cornerstone of Australia's multicultural story. The world's most linguistically diverse media entity, SBS Radio is many things to many people: news, information, entertainment, education.

SBS Radio today broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week on AM and FM frequencies in Sydney, Canberra, Wollongong and Melbourne, and is heard Australia-wide on a national signal that reaches all capital cities and many regional centres, as well as on digital radio and digital television (where available) as well as online. SBS is the most multilingual broadcaster in the world bringing more than 70 language programs and three dedicated digital music channels to the five million Australians who speak a language other than English at home.                                  

Visit http://www.sbs.com.au/radio/ to find your language.

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Indian Link Media Group

Indian Link Media Group is the leading voice for and in, the Indian community, with assets across all media platforms. The most awarded Indian media group in Australia, and the winner of 20 multicultural media awards, Indian Link is dedicated to serving the Indian diaspora and providing a bridge between mainstream Australia and the subcontinental community.