Whether you’ve heard of the Dreamtime, or have listened to a ‘Welcome to Country’ at your local community event, it’s fair to say that most Australians have a brief understanding of the true meaning of Aboriginal spirituality. We often hear the terms ‘connected to land’, or ‘belonging to country’, but most of the time our knowledge of what this actually means is only skin-deep. So, what really is Aboriginal spirituality?
Sometimes it can be tricky to put your finger on the pulse of who’s trending at the moment, but we’ve put together our top five picks for First Nations musicians who you immediately need to add to your playlists (yes, immediately).
Did you know we now have access to 2,823 emojis? As creatures who tap into our emotional side and love visual representation and iconography, our use of emojis can reveal a much deeper level of our thinking than once imagined.
It’s one of the best, most colourful and exciting times of the year to be out and about in the streets of Sydney- it’s Mardi Gras season. The weeks in the lead up to Mardi Gras are ones filled with joy, celebration, remembrance and activism. And it’s a time where we all come together to champion the achievements of our LGBTQI+ community and reflect on our historic moments in time.
Whilst our city might be in the midst of a struggling live entertainment and music scene, we can’t forget that we’ve also got some pretty cool venues around town that are sticking their chins out and are continuing to support live music in a time that’s pretty difficult for venue owners and musicians alike. As a community, we need to continue to support our live entertainment venues.
If you haven’t yet heard of Twitch, fear not, because this is exactly what I’m going to cover in this blog piece. Uncovering the mega giant world of gaming, streaming and everything in between, the main reason I write this piece is to educate you on the vitality of acknowledging that video games and their counterpart streaming services are the future of branding, partnerships, sponsorship and even sports.
Here in Australia, especially as a multicultural nation, we have so many different and diverse ways of celebrating amongst our neighbours. Did you know we are home to the largest New Year celebrations outside of Asia? Here are our top picks for how to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Sydney.