What is Malawian music?

We asked one of our performers, Mwase Makalani to describe traditional Malawian music…

Inspire Launch – a night of celebration

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.

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.

RHYTHMZ BOLLYWOOD DANCE

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 and skills…

TASMANIAN CHINESE COMMUNITY

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

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…

DANCING DIVAS

The Dancing Divas are an Indian dance group established by Bhuvana Veeramani. They perform a fusion of classical, Bollywood, folk and western dance styles, presented with passion and exuberance, the dances express joy and happiness

Shuang Zhang

Shuang Zhang is a conservatorium trained Chinese opera singer and dancer, now living in Hobart, Tasmania. She has been singing for more than a decade, specialising in traditional Chinese Opera.

KAREN CHOIR

The Karen Choir is a community choir of over twenty members, based in Hobart, Tasmania. Members range from sixteen to sixty, creating the most beautiful sense of community with older generations passing traditional Karen songs and skills down to younger generations…

NARBADA THAPA

Narbada Thapa is a self-taught dancer, performing Nepalese dance in traditional dress and with Nepalese music. She has danced in a variety of events around Tasmania, including performances at Harmony Day celebrations and at Parliament House….