Karen New Year (era 2756) Celebration (Queensland)

Among many of the Karen's 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 …

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 …

Karen New Year (era 2756) Celebration (Melbourne, Victoria)

The 2756 Karen New Year celebration in Werribee Victoria was celebrated successfully on the 29th December 2016. This Year, the event was held at Werribee Baptist Church, with over 500 attendees. Karen New Year is an annual event celebrated on the first day of the month Pyathoe (Therlay in Sgaw …

About Australian Karen Organisation (overview)

Since Karen people came to live in Australia, they have seen that organisation is very important for the community in this country. Even though they were less in number, they started organising themselves as a group. After the Karen people started growing in number, in 1996 they started organising a …

8th National Karen Youth Seminar (Australia)

The National Karen Youth Seminar is a biennial event which is held in Australia since 2000. The event has come about after the leaders of the AKO believed that there is a need for the youth in Australia to be exposed to the idea of culture maintenance, political awareness, being …