Karen New Year (era 2756) Celebration (Perth, WA)

The Karen Community in Perth celebrated the Karen New Year on the 29th December 2016, the 1st Thalay 2756 in Karen. They estimated that one-thousand people attended the event. The people who attended were mostly Karen people from Western Australia (WA). Also, there were many Karen people from the eastern side of WA that attended the Karen New Year. The Minister of Parliament (MP) of WA were ...

Karen New Year (era 2756) Celebration (Queensland)

Among many of the Karens ceremonial events the Karen New Year Eve is considered to be a very significant social and traditional event, widely commemorated around the world by the Karen people. Historically, the Karen New Year Eve is relative recent and it was first officially celebrated in the year of 1938. The occasion is held on the first of the month of Therlay (January) in accordance with ...

Multicultural celebration event, Victoria

On the 29th March our AKO Australia Karen Organisation in Victoria members were invited to participate in an event called Global Pathway at Trinity College. We were able to show primary school children our traditional performances, instruments and our way of living in our Karen State. There were over 248 teachers and students that can to our station showing interest in our culture. As we ...

Multicultural Race Day

On the 8th of April 2017, the Australian Karen Organisation of Victoria was invited to perform a cultural dance at Multicultural Race Day in Wyndham at the Werribee Racecourse. Every year the Wyndham city council invites our AKO in Victoria to perform a dance to represent our culture to all the different cultures in Victoria. Our Karen community were able to witness the diversity culture in ...

Karen Womens Day in Victoria

On the 5h of April 2017 the Australian Karen Women group held the Karen Womens Day in Victoria. As we have witness that women from all over Victoria came together to put on a wonderful celebration. We had so many people coming together to celebrate Womans Day and making the event enjoyable. Womans Day isnt like any other celebration, its bringing all Karen Women, young and old together ...