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An evening of inspiration, music, food supporting Hrant Dink

September 06, 2019 IN WIP
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Music by  Meyhané

Meyhané is an ensemble of Melbourne-based musicians passionate about performing traditional music from Anatolia, The Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean.

The Melbourne event coincides with the International Hrant Dink Awards in Istanbul.

The awards are presented to people who work for a world free of discrimination, racism and violence.

Two awards are presented annually.

One of the 2018 Award winners in 2018, MURAT ÇELIKKAN said:

“It is the struggle for human rights that will light the torch of hope against hopelessness, not only in Turkey but in the entire world.”

Delicious home-made Turkish vegetarian finger food and sweets


$50 per person, bookings only

 At the Mark Street Hall, 1 Mark St, Fitzroy North

Sunday 15th September, 2019           6.00 to 9.00 pm

Contact Con or Jo

Bookings by September 10:

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