Wednesday, April 23, 2008


  1. Hi there,

    I do hope you are well!

    Thought you might like to know about one of our special programs called Vegi-licious: The Karma of Being Vegetarian as part of the Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival in Federation Square on the 17th & 18th of May ( We are celebrating our 13th Festival, the 7th at Federation Square. In 2007, we had over 75,000 visitors.

    12pm-5pm Saturday 17th & 12.30pm-5pm Sunday 18th May 2008 River Terrace, Federation Square

    Some Buddhists are vegetarian as they believe that all sentient beings should be treated equal including animals and that one should not directly harm life. They are also vegetarian to cultivate compassion.

    Being vegetarian isn’t all about tofu burgers, salads and mung beans.

    Buddha’s Light International Association of Victoria is proud present the inaugural Vegi-licious: The Karma of Being Vegetarian, vegetarian cooking demonstrations with chefs and cooks from some of Melbourne’s finest establishments and renowned vegetarian eateries.

    Guest presenters include: Fifteen Melbourne & Fifteen Foundation in conjunction with the Ilhan Food Allergy Foundation; Tony Tan; Vue de Monde; Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden - Elwood Primary School; Lentil as Anything; Vegie Mum; 18 Bridge Road and the ladies of the Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition (VIRWC).

    Proudly supported by Miele Australia

    Tune in to ‘Eat it’ on 3RRR today at noon with Cam Smith, he’ll be interviewing the wonderful Tony Tan on the wonders of vegetarian food!

    Spread the word :)


  2. Hi anonymous, thanks for your post- unfortunately won't be in town this weekend but it definitely sounds exciting! Heard Tony Tan being interviewed on Eat It yesterday promoting it too.


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