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ASSOCIAZIONE SARDA
DEL QUEENSLAND INC.


Clubhouse:
48b Ainsdale Street
CHERMSIDE WEST
Q 4032

Associazione Sarda
Del Queensland Inc
PO Box 2252
CHERMISDE CENTRE
Q 4032

Phone 07 3861 4401


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Wednesday 20 February 2019
2005

The highlight of the year was indeed the concert of Fabio Melis, a young Sardinian who brought to us "launeddas", the historical Sardinian instrument. Fabio also surprised everybody with his outstanding performance with the didgeridoo, which requires similar playing techniques. Fabio fell so in love with the didgeridoo that conducted many performances across Europe with this unique Australian instrument.

This was the year during which we set up a joint $5000 scholarship in partnership with the Australian Foundation for Studies in Italy (AFSI). The scholarship was targeted for postgraduate students who included some component of Sardinian culture in their project. The winner of the scholarship in 2006 was Maria Zeiss who undertook a project called “Cross Cultures” which included artistic paintings of landscapes in Sardinia and Sicily. The scholarship has been offered again in 2007 through the Australian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS).