Zal Kanga-Parabia has been volunteering, performing and facilitating with Fairbridge Festival since 2013, winning the quest songwriting competition in the folk trio Kids With Wolves. In 2014 he helped curate the Seedbox in Youthopia (now Backlot) and has been performing and running workshops each year on creative arts, harmony, and creating constellation lanterns for the Fairbridge Parade! He performed within his duo The Woods in 2015 and in 2017 with his 7 piece band Ru. Zal is incredibly passionate about sharing young people’s stories through art and collaborations of art and science.
On 21 September 2013, FolkWorld Inc. held its annual General Meeting at the Claremont Bowling Club, which resulted in five new Board members.