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Asian UK

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History of Asian UK How many and where? Life in general What shapes Asian life in the UK? history
culture
religion
education/job
media and literature
festivals Structure 1. Introduction
History facts
Figures
2. Asian Lifestyle
Life in general
Religion
Business and Wealth
Politics
Food
Sports
Media and Literature 3. Festivals
3.1 Chinese New Year Festival
Meaning
Origin
Procedure
3.2 London Mela
What?
Who?
Where?
Wow! A presentation by Fine, Marlene and Paulina The meaning
of "Asian UK" “[British] Asian” = people of South Asian origin in British English: Structure and now some history facts 1945: End of World War II
1962: Commonwealth Immigrants Act
1972: more restrictions: work permits required Thank you for your attention! Thank you for your attention! Sources Jan 26, 2013. 6pm-7pm
http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/asians/asiansinbritain.html
http://www.isbe.org.uk/AsianWealth
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Asian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Asians_in_politics_of_the_United_Kingdom
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/business-economy/lakshmi-mittal.html
http://www.bhangra.org/
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/apache-indian-mn0000925977
http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/goodnessgraciousme/
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http://asianinvasion01.blogspot.de/2008/03/indian-curry-in-london.html 4.303.978 British Asians Asian Lifestyle "Old fashioned" British Asians "Modern" British Asians Religion Hinduism Sikh Islam Business and Wealth GDP: Gross domestic product
The total monetary value of all goods and services produced domestically by a country Lakshmi Mittal Politics Dadabhai Naoroji peerage: the rank, title, or jurisdiction of a nobleman FOOD Dean Mohamet, owner of the "Hindostanee Coffee House" Chicken Tikka Masala East India Company Sports Prince Ranjitsinhji Amir Khan Media and Literature Bhangra music Punjabi region http://www.bhangra.org/ Movies TV Goodness Gracious Me Jan 26, 2013. 6pm-7pm
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http://www.wijblijvenhier.nl/uploads/2008/Goodness_Gracious_Me.jpg <-> rapidly increasing immigration figures -> today: many British Asian MPs -> wealth and education: big gap between Indians and Bangladeshis/Pakistanis British Indians British Bangladeshis and Pakistanis Sabu Dastagir Movies: Jungle Book (1942)
The Thief of Bagdad (1940) Sir Ben Kingsley Movies: Schindler's List (1993)
Hugo (2011), Iron Man 3 (2013) Dev Patel Movies: Slumdog Millionaire (2008) Freddie Mercury (1946-1991) birth name: Farrokh Bulsara
parents of British Indian origin M.I.A. (*1975) birth name: Mathangi Arulpragasam
parents of Indian origin Apache Indian (*1967) birth name: Steven Kapur
parents of Indian origin Literature from India
Booker Prize* 1981
for his novel "Midnight's Children" Salman Rushdie
(*1947) What? festival
in sanskrit "to meet", "to tune"
music, dance, comedy, theatre, kid's area, food Where? Who? produced by Ealing and Hounslow Council
supported by Mayor of London
BBC Asian Network Boris Johnson
elected in 2008 Wow! Europe's largest Asian outdoor festival
82000 spectators
1/3 of audience is non-Asian
was nominated for London Lifestyle Award 2012 and now prepare for... What shapes Asian life in the UK? *earned for best novel of the year classical literary language of India sanskrit: Mayor of London:
elected politician who is accountable for the strategic government of Greater London

a council:
a body of people elected or appointed to serve as administrators, legistrators, or advisors

BBC Asian Network:
radio station serving those coming from South Asia, broadcasts in English and 5 south Asian languages Ealing amd Hounslow:
two boroughs (parts) of London Gunnersbury park =
reeeeeaaaaallly important London Lifestyle Award:
nominated by the public and business owners and voted for by the public before final judgement by a committee Chinese New Year's Festival Some aspects:
- also called Lunar New Year
- most important festivity in of Asia
- celebration marks end of winter season Myth of Chinese New Year Weaknesses 2 4 5 "Nian" the mythical beast Origin - originated from fight against mythical
beast named "Nian" 2200 years ago 2200 years ago So it became Tradition Today's procedure on the other hand changed
because of modernization Fifth day: Jade emperor's birthday Nian First day of Chinese New Year's Festival Chinese vegetarian food Lantern Festival Lantern Festival Lantern Festival Asian UK
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