Welcome to our very first 2022 AMS Inc. Newsletter!

May 13, 2022 no comments Posted in Uncategorized

Kia Ora Members and Friends of Auckland Multicultural Society Inc.

Welcome to our very first 2022 AMS Inc. Newsletter!

(1) 24th Lakeside Multicultural Festival (27th March) – Postponed until further notice!

Due to the current Covid situation, we are postponing our 24th Lakeside Multicultural Festival (27th March) until further notice. At our last committee meeting in February, we were hoping to run the festival in Spring instead of this Autumn. New event date will be notified later this year. Thanks to those few performing groups who have submitted registration to perform at the 24th Lakeside Festival. You will be contacted later this year to reconfirm your participations in this postponed event.

(2) 2022 Auckland Multicultural Expo

Regarding the 2022 Auckland Multicultural Expo, we have booked the Panmure Community Hall for this event scheduled on Sunday 7th August 2022. Depending on the Covid situation, decision on whether this event will happen on the date will be confirmed later in the year.

(3) AMS Newsletter

In our last AMS Committee meeting in February, we were discussing about doing a quarterly AMS newsletter.  We would appreciate your input to the newsletter content. If you have any upcoming events and/or event posters, and perhaps interesting article content that our AMS member have written, please email them to AMS-Secretary@hotmail.com

The due date for submitting content for our AMS newsletter are as follow:


AMS Quarterly Newsletter  Content due by 
March End of February
June End of May
September End of August
December End of November

(4)  Introducing AMS Executive Committee Members (Photo TB posted soon)

Photo taken during AMS Executive Committee Meeting in February 2022 at committee member Sakiko Wada’s residence. Committee members from the left, Sakiko Wada (representing Auckland Japan Society), Mouzhgan Shabani (representing Iranian Sunshine Dance Group), Irina Petropavloskaia (AMS Facebook, representing VOLGA – Belly Dancers), Alexander Petropavlovskiy (AMS Treasurer)(representing Singing Nations), Thurai Thuraisundaram (AMS President, representing Auckland Tamil Senior Citizens), Rani Thuraisundaram (representing Auckland Tamil Senior Citizens) and Joseph Ngui (AMS Secretary, individual membership). Other AMS committee members not in the photo include Claudia Sanchez (AMS Website/Media, individual membership), Ataur Rahman (representing the Bangladesh Community),  Derek Williams (representing Auckland Welsh Club).