Cultural Infusion founder Peter Mousaferiadis (intercultural understanding)

Cultural Infusion CEO and founder Peter Mousaferiadis’ Peace Ambassador speech

Cultural Infusion CEO and founder Peter Mousaferiadis was in Colombo, Sri Lanka to accept the 2017 Peace Ambassador Award from the Centre for Peace Studies. I pay my respects to the organising committee, the speakers before and after me, and most importantly the past, present and future communities and leaders of Sri Lanka. I’d also like to pay my respects to …

Nelson Mandela Day Melbourne Celebration

Nelson Mandela Day Melbourne Celebration

Nelson Mandela devoted his life to fighting for social justice for all people, regardless of race, gender, and age. He remains a global figure today, whose legacy is democracy, racial equality, and reconciliation in South Africa and across the world. Nelson Mandela International Day falls on the 18th of July annually, and commemorates his great efforts and passion to create …

Aboriginal culture

Celebrating National Reconciliation Week at Cultural Infusion

National Reconciliation Week is an annual celebration of the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights. The week is framed around two momentous events; it commemorates the referendum of May 27, 1967 and the Mabo decision on June 3, 1992. The 1967 referendum empowered the Federal Government to create policies that would benefit Aboriginal people. The Mabo decision created …

Chinese Lion Dance by May Wang

Chinese Lion Dance by May Wang

The Chinese Lion Dance dates back to the 12th century and still excite audiences as much as ever! Choreographer and dancer May Wang illuminates ancient culture by combining traditional eastern movement with contemporary western music. In 1984 May’s family were the first dancers to bring the Chinese Lion Dance to Australia. ‘My father was the first Lion Dance leader from …