“Cinema India: the Art of Bollywood”

Press Release

The Consul General of India, Mr. Sujan R. Chinoy, inaugurated an Exhibition entitled “Cinema India: the Art of Bollywood” at the well-known Powerhouse Museum in Sydney (http://www.powerhousemuseum.com) on June 5, 2007.

The collection includes many rare hand-painted cinema posters of vintage films. The launch on June 5 was attended by about 500 guests, representing Indian community as well as Australian entities, film critics, cine magazines and newspapers, etc. The exhibition will be open to the public beginning June 6 to November 11, 2007 and is expected to attract large

numbers of visitors. A series of special events will also be held over the next few months at the Powerhouse Museum, including traditional Indian dance performances, culinary demonstrations, film screenings and talks by art critics and well-known authors.

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