Adelaide, May 13, 2009: Resettled Bhutanese celebrated first anniversary of their arrival in Australia. About three hundred Bhutanese gathered at Olympic House at Franklin street to mark the day, showcasing their food, culture, dance and singing. The first two families had arrived South Australia on May 13 last year.
Premier Mike Rann speaking in the event said that he was impressed by the remarkable quality and commitment shown by resettled Bhutanese. Inaugurating the anniversary function, he said he was looking forward to know more about Bhutanese people. “The story of Australia is the story of migrant. I am myself a migrant.”
Greg Kelly, state Director at the Department of Immigration and Citizenship appreciated the communities’ contribution in Victorian Bushfire early this year. He also mentioned that the community progress is phenomenal assured of all the support from his department fro further development of the community.