SYDNEY: The campus grounds of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) transformed into a Little India as the highly-rated Australian university celebrated Festival of India 2017 - a stimulating, event-packed week to celebrate and promote Australia's partnership and friendship with India.
The unique festival, October 23-26, showcases not only the country's rich, cultural offerings but also its ground-breaking developments in innovation, finance, scientific research and economic growth.
The festival week brings to light India's vibrant mix of tradition and transformation. As the UNSW Sydney campus transforms into a little India, together we will showcase ground-breaking developments in innovation, business and culture along with a few surprises, the university said in a statement.
There are also an 'Inscription of India' stall for henna tattoos, an 'Exam Therapy Stall' designed to refresh your body, mind and soul through the ancient art of yoga and stalls showcasing the culinary delights of India.
UNSW's first Festival of India - 'India Illuminated' is an event-packed week to celebrate Australia's friendship with South Asia's emerging global powerhouse, the statement said.
Growing numbers of Indian students are now enrolling at Australian universities with the country enjoying the distinction of being the third biggest international student destination in the world.NDTV