MWASE MAKALANI

Mwase Makalani is a Malawian musician and dancer. He is an incredibly talented percussionist, performing world music on a variety of African percussion instruments.

Mwase was born in Malawi and moved to Australia in 2003 to be with his partner. He is now living in Tasmania, working with young people in his role as a Social Worker.Mwase found his passion for performance by touring schools with other new migrants, and sharing their traditional cultures with school children. His unique performances incorporate music and dance with a Malawi influence to tell the traditional stories of his homeland. He also enjoys performing with a local reggae band and participating in various festivals around Tasmania, including MONA and the Cygnet Folk Festival.Request performer

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