Moonah Sounds of the World concert series is back this March to celebrate the rich diversity of culture in Tasmania through music and dance!
Every Saturday evening in March, Moonah Arts Centre will be host to a different line up, from South Sudanese traditional party music to carnival tunes from the Andean region of South America.
Mambo Afro Trio and the East Africa Project + Amoko
Members of the Madi Adungu Band, playing South Sudanese traditional party music join Mwase Makalani and the Mambo Afro Trio exploring the Chichewa traditions of Malawi to Kwela, South African Blues and jazz. A night of extraordinary collaboration, energetic songs about war, love, life, death and family.
Artha – Sandesh Trio – EDM- Sally Chen and Bella Dance School
Artha is a purposeful music band formed to define the Nepali music scene in Tasmania. they take pride in belting out English, Rock and Nepali fusion. Artha has performed st Dark Mofo, Taste of Tasmania, MONA Museum, Blundstone Arena, and several other Nepali Events. Artha is made up of six band members, who hail from different walks of life, coming together to create unique and refreshing music.
Crystal Sky Quartet + the Tasmanian Fijian Community
From one island to another, Crystal Sky originates from Kiribati but was raised in Tasmania. A perfect mixture of a south pacific voice with motown funk and soul undertones and a touch of 90s pop divas. Armed with her percussive acoustic guitar her songs will feel familiar giving you the chance to interpret your own meaning.
Arauco Libre + Xixa + Beat Latina + Maira + Tango Argentino
Comprised largely of political refugees who fled the Pinochet regime in Chile to exile in Tasmania in the late 1980s, the band has remained true to its original path over the preceding 34 years. The band plays music from the Andean region of South America (Northern Chile, Northern Argentina, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador). This music includes folk, traditional, dance and carnival tunes.