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. http://www.hrantdinkodulu.org/
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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People say that (writers) are pretty powerless: we don’t have an army, we don’t have a bureaucracy. But if that were true, then why would writers be arrested?... Because the spoken word is powerful.