Descendance offers didgeridoo players, singers, dancers, smoking ceremonies, message stick presentations, welcome to country and can produce both traditional and contemporary styles.
Our Indigenous Performers called Desendance have over fifty dancers from diverse tribes across Australia. They range from NSW to Mount Isa, across to Rockhampton, through the Central Desert, Western Australia, up to Cape York, and around the Torres Strait Islands. The cultural program is exclusive to Far North Queensland. Descendance today is helping create work for many other Aboriginal artists in areas outside dance, from modelling, painting and popular music, to writing and acting.
Descendance has grown out of necessity for indigenous people of Australia, and has become a refuge for Aboriginal culture needing assistance. Descendance fills Australia’s need for a wholesome, exciting, and world class traditional and contemporary performing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dance Company.
Descendance participated in many major world events, including the Sydney Olympics in 2000, the opening ceremony of the Rugby Union World Cup in 2003, the Soccer World Cup in Germany 2006, the United Nations Indigenous forum in New York City in 2006, and the International indigenous Forum in Pau (France) 2006.
Since the year 2000, Descendance have performed in many major international conventions and corporate events held in Australia and around the world, performing for politicians and international dignitaries in the fields of medicine, technology, science, education, humanities, the arts and other diverse practices.
Descendance in unison with Austrade, Tourism Australia, Australia Council and DFAT promoted “Australia Weeks” in the USA (LA & San Francisco) 2005-2006, Russia (Moscow) 2005, New Zealand 2006-2008, Croatia 2008, Serbia 2008, Hungry 2005-2006, and Canada (Toronto, Vancouver) 2007-2008. Descendance was a featured act at Nicole Kidman’s and Mel Gibson’s Hollywood Tribute at G’Day LA in 2005; they also launched the Baz Lurhman film “Australia” in Italy (2009).
Descendance were the central theme for the Discovery channels “Atlas Australia” the widest ranging film or documentary release ever to come out of Australia, reaching 170 countries and narrated by Russell Crowe.
Descendance has developed international audiences for the indigenous arts touring to over forty countries and over one hundred cities, reaching millions through vast International TV and Media exposure.
Descendance supplies a wide range of services in the corporate sector to make your event memorable and successful, performances are tailor made to suit all occasions, the duration of the presentation can be anywhere from 5-30 minutes depending on availability of your time. Descendance offers didgeridoo players, singers, dancers, smoking ceremonies, message stick presentations, welcome to country and can produce both traditional and contemporary styles. The Number of performers can be anywhere between one to twenty, depending on your budget, Descendance has been producing corporate shows since 1993 leaving their cultural magic on events and making the occasion unforgettable.
Based in Far North Queensland – travel Australia Wide
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Corporate Event management visit www.instinctevents.com.au