The Foundation for Australia & New Zealand Arts

FANZA is a charity based in the UK which promotes and celebrates the range and vitality of Australian and New Zealand arts and culture.


Australia in the UK: Sept 2021 – Dec 2022

Until December 2022, a series of exciting cultural events, celebrating and exploring the relationship between the United Kingdom and Australia will be staged in the UK and online as part of the UK/Australian Season of Culture launched at the British Museum on 1 September 2021. FANZA is pleased to provide you with the latest reviews and happenings in and around the Season, including a programme of Fringe events curated or sponsored by FANZA. Click here for more on the launch & check out our first FANZA Fringe event here – an exclusive podcast from our favourite book lovers at Diving In.



UK Australia 2021/22 Season launch

The Season is the largest ever cultural exchange between the two nations and involves more than 200 live and digital events across both nations.

L-R: Evelyn Araluen, Eunice Andrada and Elfie Shiosaki have all been shortlisted for collections of poetry for the 2022 Stella prize. Composite: Stuart Spence / Westmedia / Kristy Wan

Revealed: The Stella Prize 2022 shortlist

The Stella Prize for Australian women and non-binary writers worth $50,000, has just announced its shortlist for 2022 – with the inclusion, for the first time