Name: Mwase Makalani
Performance type: Traditional Malawian dance, percussion, story telling and singing
Performance name: Manganje
Why did you start performing?
Started performing through story telling and life experience.
What do you love most about performing?
What I love most about performing is cultural sharing and seeing people dance in different language.
What is your most memorable time in front of an audience and why?
Most memorable times in front of an audience is when the audience is participating and enjoying the songs and experience shared.
What are some of your other hobbies apart from performing?
Hobbies apart from singing, I enjoy cooking, going for a walk everyday and swimming.
How would your friends or family describe you in a few words?
If you have a favourite idol you look up to or saying please share it with us
I look up to my sisters and my children.
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On the 22nd of June 2017 the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) launched Inspire, an innovative and vibrant program that highlights the positive contributions made by migrants and refugees to the Tasmanian community.
Booking a performer is now as easy as browsing the amazing talented Tasmanian performers on offer and the requesting a performer via this website. Read More
“A state government funded program to connect the broader community to multicultural talent has been launched in southern Tasmania. Inspire Tasmania will showcase performers from a range of different cultures, each with their own story to tell.”
Check out the ABC’s full article on the Inspire program here
By Aneeta Bhole
Welcome to Inspire! We are delighted to launch this exciting new program in 2017.
This project is managed by the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc. and was launched to enable multicultural performers in Tasmania to connect more easily to their audience and find their centre stage.
This evening the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) (MRC) will launch Inspire, an innovative and vibrant program that will connect Tasmanian Multicultural Performers to the broader community.
Pictured: Shobha Narayan (left) and Amal Chandran (right) – Rhythmz Bollywood Dance
Mwase Makalani is a Malawian musician and dancer. He is an incredibly talented percussionist, performing world music on a variety of African percussion instruments.
Rhythmz Bollywood Dance is a Bollywood dance school located in Hobart, Tasmania. It was founded in 2012 and encompasses a multicultural team of teachers who are incredibly passionate about sharing their love for, and skills in, dancing.
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.