OzAsia Festival is a 2-week event (13-29 September 2013) presented by the Adelaide Festival Centre: its broad cultural reach encompasses theatre, dance, music, film, exhibitions and food.
The Festival’s program integrates Australian artists who identify with an Asian heritage with Asian artists, representing a unique cross-section of traditional and contemporary cultures of Asia.
The 2013 event features many AASRN members, and friends and heroes of AASRN:
- The Role of Asian Australians in the debate about Australia’s place in the Asian Century Facilitator: Annette Shun Wah | Panel: Professor Jacqueline Lo, Professor Ien Ang and Dr Tim Soutphommasane
- Food for Thought – stories of family, secret recipes and love Facilitator: Elizabeth Ho | Writers: Janet DeNeefe, Cheong Liew and Annette Shun Wah
- Women, Identity and Universal Themes Facilitator: Janet DeNeefe | Writers: Sonia Piscayanti, Oka Rusmini and Carina Hoang
- In Conversation With: Carina Hoang, author of Boat People Facilitator: Janet DeNeefe | Writer: Carina Hoang
- Kamahl: My music, my life
- Made in China, Australia – Artist forum featuring Dr Dean Chan and Greg Leong
- Queer Literature – Asian men speak out! Facilitator: Amsalan Doraisingam | Panel: Alfi an Sa’at, Jerome Kugan and Benjamin Law
- Dialogue between Indonesian writers and members of The International Centre for Muslim and Non-Muslim Understanding Facilitator: Professor Pal Ahluwalia | Writers: Dr Gilbert Caluya, Dr Nahid Kabir, Oka Rusmini and Sonia Piscayanti