By Kiran Mahale
Brisbane Maratha Warriors and Brisbane Dhol Tasha Pathak celebrated the Ganesh Festival and annual Sports Prize Distribution on Sunday 4th September 2022.
Dr Amol Deshmukh the President of Dhol Tasha Pathak Brisbane told The Australia Today:
“Ganesh Mirvanuk has been etched into our memories since our childhood. The soulful sounds of drums bring alive sweet childhood memories and reinvigorate the spirit of community and multiculturalism. Our goal is to showcase our young generation’s centuries-old rich traditions and Motivate them to keep the culture and the passion alive.”
Brisbane Dhol Tasha Pathak’s performance was the highlight of the function where little Adit stole the heart of people with his power-packed Tasha performance.
Brisbane Maratha Warrior Sports club President Harry Sathe said:
“it is not just showcase of Marathi cultural but overall to promote the sport in the multicultural community and provide a sporting platform to young emerging kids and showcase their sporting talent while learning about our tradition.”
Mr Bhushan Joshi performed all the rituals and chanted all the shlokas for the Ganesh stahpana and explained it well to the wider community to understand why we celebrate the festival.
Over 400 members of the society joined and enjoyed over 20 power-packed cultural performances by members of society.
Australian cricketer Daniel Kearney graced the prize distribution ceremony.
Enjoy the beautiful photographs from the event.