Speaker - Lana Tukaroa

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Lana Tukaroa has been involved with Contact Inc since 2004. Born and raised in the Cook Islands she has a passion for young people, music and Cultures. Tukaroa is an Arts Facilitator and Cultural Youth Worker. She coordinates Peace Programs with young people for Brisbane City Council's Youth Team. She has worked on Common Ground: Reality for Contact Inc creating songs and slam poetry for young people that was presented at the ICON Creative Summit in Nov 2009. She was an arts worker on MutiCultures, a young leadership project at Sunnybank State High School.

In 2009 Tukaroa initiated a new project ‘Decisive’ a performance and cultural project with young people from all over Brisbane creating performances that uses vocals, song writing, dance and other elements fusing Culture and Hip Hop. Tukaroa aka MC Lyanama has performed at festivals and events across QLD. She collaborates with female beatboxer, Hopeyone to perform at festivals. Tukaroa attended JMC Music Academy where she has formed a new Jazz/Soul and Hip Hop band creating original conscious music.

1 Program

Creativity & Peace: Art as Medium in Message of Peace

07.10.10 | 01:36:55 min | 0 comments