The Tasmanian Chinese Arts and Communication Society (TCACS) showcases a wide variety of Chinese culture through instrumental presentations and traditional dance. Portraying over 56 different Chinese ethnic groups, the performances incorporate traditional Chinese instruments, such as the guzheng and the erhu.
Paywand is a Hobart-based group, performing Afghan House Music with a clever fusion of styles based on traditional Afghani, Persian and Indian music. The members of Paywand began as young musicians in Afghanistan, creating upbeat, inspiring music and captivating audiences with a rich, cultural experience…
Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light celebrates the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, hope over despair. Submerge yourself in Indian cuisine and amazing performances by community groups and Inspire performers Rhythmz Bollywood dance studio at the Street Eats @ Franko Diwali event taking place in Hobart on Friday 9 November 2018: https://www.facebook.com/events/494329111081013/
A big thank you to Tasmania Performs for providing Inspire performer Shuang Shuang Zhang with a scholarship to attend the Tasmania Performs Artist Residency at Tarraleah in late October! It was a wonderful opportunity for Shuang Shuang to network with other artists, explore new project ideas, consider new collaborations and explore cross-art form possibilities.
“If we had even the faintest of doubts whether our art would be accepted in Tasmania, it vanished when we became a part of Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania’s Inspire program. Not only did we get to showcase Indian dance forms across various platforms and events, we also received love, encouragement and complete support. Everywhere that we have performed, spoken on radio and conducted workshops, we have felt special and cherished.” – Dancing Divas The latest edition of FECCA’s Mosaic magazine is out and features an article written by some of our Inspire… Read More
What is cultural performance and why is it important? We spoke to Ian Williams, the Managing and Artistic Director at ExitLeft Performance Academy, the performance company who trains our Inspire performers and helps them become “stage ready”.