Returning for its 9th year, the Africa Day Gala Dinner will be hosted by The Africa Day Australia (Melbourne) on Saturday 22 May 2021. It's set to be a glamorous evening with the who's who of the African community attending the dinner at the iconic Melbourne

Ramadan, or Ramzan, is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. It’s a month of fasting observed by the diverse Muslim communities in Australia and around the world. The Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamad representing the Australian National Imams Council announced the commencement

The Easter weekend traditionally commences with Good Friday, and continues with Easter Sunday and Monday and the four-day long weekend is one of reflection and celebration with families getting together with feasting.   The week leading up to Easter is called The Holy Week, or "Passion

Holi is an ancient religious Hindu festival that celebrates the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Whilst it is known as the 'festival of Spring' and celebrates the auspicious start of a bountiful spring harvest season in India, it's popularly known

Passover, or ‘Pesach’ in Hebrew, is a religious celebration that commemorates the story of the Israelites’ freedom and independence from ancient Egypt over 3,000 years ago. The festival is celebrated in Israel and Jewish communities around the world and is one of the oldest, continuously celebrated

Bangladesh Independence Day commemorates 50 years since the country’s Declaration of Independence from Pakistan on 26 March 1971 by founding President Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The nation’s founding father, affectionately titled Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was a politician, statesman and leader of the Awami League, who

Greek Independence Day, is a national holiday in Greece but on 25 March 2021, it will take centre stage around the world as it commemorates its bicentennial year, 200 years, since the declaration of the ‘War of independence’. The anniversary is marked around the world by

Norouz, also known as Nowruz, is a Persian word meaning “new day”. It's a symbolic festival for the Iranian community that marks the arrival of spring and the first day of the year. The festival is a celebration of the New Year or the first

St. Patrick's Day is an annual celebration on March 17, with millions of Irish around the world celebrating the life of Saint Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland. It's also a celebration of all things Irish, the heritage, food, parades, Irish lore and the world famous

Check out the CulturalPulse vodcast featuring CEO of CulturalPulse, Reg Raghavan, in conversation with French Teacher, Matthieu Heimel and Filipino Community Leader, Melba Marginson: Matthieu discovers his birth mother's Filipino ancestry and is informed she went missing in 1987 from the Melbourne Club Australia. Matthieu

The 64th anniversary of Ghana's Independence Day is celebrated by Ghanaians in Africa and around the world. The anniversary date of 6 March celebrates the declaration of Independence in 1957 from the United Kingdom by the Prime Minister of that time, Kwame Nkrumah. Ghana was the

Part 5 of a CulturalPulse 5-part series on Lunar New Year highlighting the beauty of the lantern festival.   China Global TV Network (CGTN's) Lantern Festival - It's all about the lamps Part 5 - Its the Lantern Festival! The Lantern Festival or Yuan Xiao Festival (元宵节 yuán xiāo jié)