I am honoured to have been Patron of the OzAsia Festival since its inception, 10 years ago. This unique Festival was started to provide opportunities for Australians to come together to celebrate and to appreciate Asia’s arts and culture. Public support for, and participation in, the Festival has been overwhelmingly positive, with more than 230,000 people attending last year’s performances and events.
The 2016 program includes a wonderful gift to the public – a free, family friendly concert series that will present some of Asia’s finest contemporary bands. Held in Elder Park, the concerts will run over 10 nights, providing a fitting celebration for the Festival’s 10th anniversary.
I encourage all South Australians to gather and join the spectacular array of events that make up OzAsia Festival 2016.
His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le AC
Governor of South Australia
OzAsia Festival Patron