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Indian Independence Day celebrated at Point Cook Manor

Independence Day in India is celebrated annually on August 15th.  It is a National Holiday that marks India’s Independence from British Rule.

At Homestyle’s Point Cook Manor Residence there are a number of Indian staff who shared this celebration with their colleagues and residents.  This is the 2ndtime this occasion was celebrated; the first time was in 2016.

Staff and residents alike had a wonderful time commemorating Indian Independence Day.  The Lounge Area was decorated with a large Indian Flag and in the Dining Room the tables had beautiful flowers displayed on each table.  Lunch was served with typical Indian food – although not too spicy or hot for our elderly residents.    Dishes included Butter Chicken, Vegetable Pilaf Rice, Poori, Tempered Potato & Vegetables with mustard & curry leaves, cucumber raita and dessert was the dry fruit Payasam.

Indian Music and dances were shown on the TV.  Some of the kitchen staff even entertained residents with a dance performance after lunch!

Indian Independence Day celebrated at Point Cook Manor
Point Cook Manor Staff entertaining residents on Indian Independence Day

Thank you to our wonderful staff who brought a touch of India to our residents for the day and to the talented chefs for their delicious Indian cuisine!

If you would like to organize a tour of our Point Cook Manor Residence, please contact us on (03) 9559 0400 or visit us here at

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