India Independence Day

Indian Independence Day is a hugely significant national holiday which marks the seminal moment the nation became independent from the United Kingdom. This was officially declared on 15 August 1947, making this India’s 73rd Independence Day. On the 15th August not...

NEWHAM UNDER THE STARS 2018 SET TO SHINE

Some of the finest South Asian music talent will perform at Central Park, East Ham in London on August 17 as part of the annual Newham Under The Stars event. One of the summer’s biggest free music events will...

GENERATION M

HIFZHA SHAHEEN They are part of a new trend – creative, dynamic and influential. Digitally defining and forever pushing the boundaries of stereotypes, British Muslim millennials are embracing their individual identities. Using social media as their abode, they have been...

BALANCE FOR BETTER – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

10 Inspirational British Asian Women March 8th marks the annual International Women’s Day. The internationally recognised campaign celebrates and acknowledges the achievement of women. This year's theme is #BalanceForBetter, the campaign theme provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize...

A Look At A Sikh Wedding Ceremony

In the religion of Sikhism, a wedding ceremony, or ‘Anand Karaj’ ('blissful event’) as it is called, is the joining together of two equals. Marriage is a sacred bond of mutual independence between a man and a woman and...

ONE DAY IN HARAM

International Humanitarian charity, Penny Appeal, are announcing a film tour, starting with the London showing of One Day in the Haram on September 7th. A documentary by critically acclaimed British Muslim filmmaker, writer, producer and director, Abrar Hussain, the...

RDF’s Shop Well For Less? To return to BBC One 

RDF West has been commissioned to make a third 4x60’ series of Shop Well For Less? for BBC One following the success of the last series. The new series will be made out of RDF’s Bristol offices and will be Exec Produced by...

The Half Sikh Woman

“Racism in the UK is so much more obvious than it is in the USA.” This was my Californian friend's answer when asked her about her opinion on her visit to the UK. Of course the Londoner in me...

Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year is all to do with Chinese Zodiac sign and originally had something to do with the worship of animals. This zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture since the Qin dynasty, more than 2,000 years ago. Over...

Pakistan Independence Day

Pakistan Independence Day, which is annually held on August 14th, celebrated the country’s independence from the British rule on that date in 1947. This day is an occasion to promote patriotism and national unity. Independence Day is a public holiday....