Why Australia's Prime Minister is rooting for song and dance to be accepted as essential to the Australian way of life.
Synopsis: Every first Friday of the month, The Straits Times' foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar chats with ST’s correspondents in the Asia-Pacific, the US and Europe.
They talk about life as it goes on, amid the screaming headlines and bubbling crises.
In this episode, she chats with ST’s correspondent in Australia, Jonathan Pearlman.
Highlights (click/tap above):
1:00 Why the rugby-loving Australian PM Anthony Albanese cares about the arts
3:15 How big is the arts scene Down Under?
5:55 'DJ' Albo’s plans to raise the arts quotient
8:08 Is there a profit motive?
10:00 No more 'starving' artists?
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Produced by: Bhagyashree Garekar (email@example.com), Ernest Luis, Hadyu Rahim and Fa’izah Sani
Edited by: Hadyu Rahim and Fa’izah Sani
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