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Vibrant Diverse India and Australia, Celebrate Story.

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The talent of award winning illustrator Ronojoy Ghosh brings the Indian disapora to Australian kids.

Vibrant Diverse India and Australia, Celebrate Story.

You're all invited to a dynamic panel of Indian and Australian creators.

5 - 6.30 p.m. Thursday  23 Nov at Swami Centre Indian Consulate 

Level 1, 265 Castlereagh St Sydney

An exciting panel with Dr Sharon Rundle editor of the cross cultural Indian-Australian anthologies, it includes the works of Sir Salman Rushdie, Kate Grenville, David Malouf and renowned authors across diverse cultures. 

Louise Fowler-Smith an environmental artist, writer and educator, presents her passion honouring trees in India and Australia with her deep philosophy of pan-religious symbolism.

Ronojoy Ghosh, an award winner writer, artist and illustrator whose works are internationally exhibited. He is recognised for his illustrated books which include  'I'm Australian, Too.' It has become a classic already. He is currently working with Susanne Gervay OAM on embracing Indian and Australian culture with young people and their families.

Susanne Gervay OAM 's  picture book Elephants Have Wings, which resonated with her in India. She wrote it for all Australians for Harmony Day.  It 'demonstrates with great power that we can teach profound truths and timeless values to readers.’ Professor of English, D.R. Pattanaik, Banaras Hindu University. 

Dr Roanna Gonsavlas  award winning author of The Permanent Resident (UWAP) is published in India and South Asia and Australia. It won the NSW Premier’s Literary Award Multicultural Prize. Roanna’s series of radio documentaries, On the tip of a billion tongues, commissioned and broadcast by Earshot, ABC RN, is an acerbic socio-political portrayal of contemporary India through its multilingual writers. 

Bring your questions and thoughts to this panel, as these creators bring a depth of understanding to your story.

Diwali was shared with community at the State Library of NSW by Susanne Gervay OAM and Niyati Mehta Director at the Swami ViveKananda Centre Indian Consulate. We look forward to spreading the hope of Diwali in 2024, where we all celebrate Light to overcome darkness.

Contact for interviews and media: Susanne 0413 050 922;





Key Facts:

Sharing Indian and Australian stories

Why don't we all have Diwali? It brings Light over Darkness.

Susanne's Grandson thinks she is Indian? Is she?

Aussie-Indians connect the our diverse community.


About us:

Making Stories Fly

A new and dynamic company, providing stories through both new and traditional platforms. Based in Sydney, Flying Elephant Media embraces innovation and passionate creators, translating those ideas into accessible narrative. 


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