Raja 2018

Raja (IPA: /ɾɔd͡ʒɔ/ Odia: ରଜ) or Raja Parba (IPA: /ɾɔd͡ʒɔ pɔrbɔ/ Odia: ରଜ ପର୍ବ) or Mithuna Sankranti is a three-day-long festival and the second day signifies beginning of the solar month of Mithuna from, which the season of rains starts.[1] It inaugurates and welcomes the agricultural year all over Odisha, which marks, through biological symbolism, the moistening of the sun dried soil with the first showers of the monsoon in mid June thus making it ready for productivity. Its 2018 date is June 14-16.

Event Details

ACT

Date: 24/06/2018
Time: from 12 noon to 4 pm.
Venue: Pearce community hall.
Contact: Anup Das, 0470113727

VIC

Date: 23/06/2018
Time: 5pm onwards
Venue: FLEMINGTON COMMUNITY HALL, Address 25 Mt Alexander Rd, Flemington VIC 3031 
Contact: Amit Mohanty 0469370212 amit.montie@gmail.com

WA

Date: 17/06/2018
Time: from 12 noon to 4 pm.
Venue: Balga community centre
Contact: Gautam Behera on 0425749051
Other Details: Odia pitha, Pana and lot of Odia fun games are on the card.

QLD

Date: 23/06/2018
Venue: Bullocky Rest, Forgan Road, QLD
Contact: Santosh or Debashish on ‭0403 629 750‬, 0415 836 216‬.
Other Details:This is a picnic. Veg and Non-Veg food will be cooked on site.

NSW

Date: 16/06/2018 (Saturday)
Time: 11.30am till 4.30pm
Venue: Rosella Picnic Area, Narragingy Reserve, Knox Rd, Doonside NSW 2767
Contact: Asit @ 0420508632
Other Details: Odia veg and non-veg food will be served along with delicious homemade pitha.

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