Ben Hakalitz

Ben Hakalitz

Ben has a musical career spanning over 35 years. He has toured worldwide with international artists including Yothu Yindi, Sanguma, and Tribe Of Jubal. Ben was awarded the Australia Centenary Medal for services to the Australian community through music.

He worked on the soundtrack to Australian Director/Producer, Bill Bennett’s film: In The Savage Land (won an AFI Award, 1998). He also performed at the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sydney, and in the opening acts for Bon Jovi, Kylie Minogue (2003) and Carlos Santana’s Australian Tour (2004). Ben has also worked with Edou, DrumDrum, Toni Nation, Tamabaran Culture, Seaman Dan, Not Drowning, Waving and Telek. Ben co-wrote the music for the PNG’s National Theatre Company stage musical, Sana Sana, which was performed at the South Pacific Festival of Arts in the Cook Islands. Ben also worked on film soundtracks for Mr Pip composed and arranged by Tim Finn.

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