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Aknoon Cultural Centre

Phone: 0414 948 976


Web: aknoon.com.au/


Location: Hornsby Youth & Family Centre, 20 Burdett St (cnr Muriel St), Hornsby 2077

Mail: 30 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain 2041

Description: The main purpose of the Aknoon Cultural Centre is to create a social network of support. Increase community responsibilities and involvement for the newly arrived immigrants from Iran and Persian speaking countries. This is done through cultural activities such as: 1.Farsi classes, 2.Book club, 3.Creative writing workshop, 4. Art classes - Courses are offered in drawing, oil painting, singing and mixed media, 5. Courses in computer skills eg. desktop publishing, website creation; Theatrical performances - a group of talented and dedicated young Iranians. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday; Hornsby Shire Awareness Talks - Talks on Australia's taxation laws, how to prepare for job interviews and how to fill out the census forms for the new immigrants are some examples. 6.Dance groups, 7.Library of more than 500 books is used by members as well as non members.

Volunteering: We need Farsi speaking volunteers for cultural activities

Hours: Tuesday 8-10pm; Thursday 5-10pm

Disability facilities: The Centre is suitable for disabled persons

Languages: Farsi

Org type: Non-government NOT FOR PROFIT organisation

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