The Australian Cultural Fund is a fundraising platform for Australian artists. It is managed by Creative Partnerships Australia and was established by the Australian Government in 2003 to encourage donations to the arts.
Noriko Tadano, Shamisen (Japanese Banjo) player, well known for her appearance on Australia’s Got Talent and traditional Japanese Drum (Taiko) performer Hiro Hayashida and his group ZI-PANG will perform alongside Chieko Kojima, a distinguished member of the “Kodo” Japanese performing arts ensemble. They will be joined by performers from the Cairns Taiko group, Drum ∞ (Infinity Mugendai Inc)
A Melbourne first! Brandon Lee (koto), Lindsay Dugan (Shakuhachi), Noriko Tadano (Tsugaru Shamisen), and Satsuki Odamura from Sydney (Koto), will be presenting a program full of collaborations and new partnerships!