Aboriginal Culture for a Day with Gene Blow

Immerse your students in Australian Indigenous culture with three rotating sessions of cultural programs led by Elder and culture worker Gene Blow, a Noonuccal man from Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) with over 20 years’ experience sharing his heritage with students. Gene teaches dance, and Gamillaroi artist Tracy Heaydon runs the session on symbolic Aboriginal art. Elders and storytellers Uncle Alex …

Bukhu, Mongolian Throat Singer

Derived from Mongolian folk religion and the legend of the Shaman, Bukhu presents traditional throat singing from his homeland. Alongside the Mongolian horse head fiddle, the singing is skillfully crafted into an exciting and engaging performance using contemporary loop pedals and modern beats! MAKE AN ENQUIRYFOR VIRTUAL PROGRAMMake an enquiry! 1800 010 069 toll free info@culturalinfusion.org.au “An amazing performance. The …

Chinese Music

Brilliant musician and ethnomusicologist Zheng Ting Wang’s presentation uses stories to convey and engage students in the cultural landscape and musical history of China. He will demonstrate different wind, percussion and string instruments – including the Sheng or Chinese mouth organ, a truly magical instrument. Finally, students will learn a percussion accompaniment and play a Chinese folk song alongside Ting. …

Indigenous Infusion with Gene Blow

Elder and culture worker Gene Blow has over 20 years’ experience sharing and teaching about his Aboriginal heritage. He demonstrates the didgeridoo and explains its origin and true name. He tells stories of the Dreaming and teaches sit-down dances which illustrate how stories are told through movement and introduces symbols found in Aboriginal visual art. This program is also available …

Indigenous Symbolic Art with Gene Blow

Elder and culture worker Gene Blow has over 20 years’ experience sharing and teaching about his Aboriginal heritage. In this incursion Gene will work with your students to create an artwork using traditional techniques, explaining the meaning behind colours and symbols that help them tell stories such as Man, Woman, Child, Water Hole, River and Meeting place. This program is …

Music of Southern Italy

In this interactive workshop, students will discover the rhythms and sounds of the traditional music styles of southern Italy. The castanettes, the diatonic accordion, the tamburello, the putipu and the ciaramella are some of the instruments that bring energy and melody to this program! Then, with the infectious live music backing them, students will practice the lively folk dance the …

Jungle Shimmy

Hailed by parents and teachers as a one-woman-multicultural-rock-concert-for-kids, Jungle Shimmy is a dynamic music and dance adventure across the world! With colourful props and fun, easy-to-follow dances including Belly Dance, Bollywood, Bhangra, Turkish, Egyptian, Gulf and Lebanese folk styles, everybody is up on their feet dancing. The shrill cry of a zaghareet, exotic instruments, rhythms like Khaleegi, Maqsoum and Beledi, …

Gundoo (child) Dreamtime with Gene Blow

Elder and culture worker Gene Blow has over 20 years’ experience sharing and teaching about his Aboriginal heritage. In this program he demonstrates didgeridoo and explaining its origin and true name. He will tell stories of the Dreaming with content adjusted for the age group, teach sit-down dances that illustrate how stories are presented through movement and can introduce symbolic …

Kung-Fu Workshop with Sifu Siu

Join Sifu Gawain Siu as he presents the cultural significance and history of Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Chinese Lion Dance. Becoming a Kung Fu instructor at just 14 years old, Sifu now has more than 50 years of experience in Martial Arts and will deliver an active workshop promoting respect and harmony. This program is also available to be …

Middle Eastern Belly Dance

Introduce your students to Arabic cultures through stories and movement. The traditional meaning behind a belly dance routine is taught to students in this engaging and high-energy program! From classical music to modern pop and dance styles from Egypt to the Arabian Gulf. This program is also available to be delivered virtually. MAKE AN ENQUIRYFOR VIRTUAL PROGRAMMake an enquiry! 1800 …