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You are cordially invited to the Festival of Resilience

An event to support the livelihood recovery programme for the victims of typhoon Haiyan in Albuera, Philippines

When: 28 June 2014, 4:00pm to 9pm

Where: ITF House 49-60 Borough Road, London, SE1 1DR

It will be an evening of Filipino food, music, crafts, stand-up comedy, auctions, charity sale, and other performances commemorating Filipino people’s resilience in the face of disaster.

Jocelyn Oxlade, formerly lead singer of Kitty Girls, will be showcasing her Filipino-British musical talent.

James Veitch will be performing his one-man comedy show, “The Fundamental Interconnectedness of Everyone.”

Harry Harrisis is a folksinger, songwriter, and recording artist will be regaling us with stories about others through song.

Nate Maingard is a London-based South African musician who will be serenading us with his beautiful voice and music.

The Cordillera Connection is a group of musicians from the Indigenous People’s from the Cordilleras, Philippines.

Solid Gone is an original, skiffle blues blend band, featuring powerful vocals, dirty delta blues guitar, wailing harmonica, thumping double bass and an irresistible beat.

Video flim– Glencore-Xstrata’s deadly Tampakan mining project, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwH6nyHtxbg&hd=1

Special Guest from the Philippines: Tinay Palabay, Karapatan Secretary General, will discuss the human rights issues on Glencore-Xstrata’s deadly Tampakan mining project

Ryan Chua, ABS CBN reporter, will be speaking about the various relief efforts of the UK Filipino community

If you have any questions, please email Dara Bascara at darabascara@kanlungan.org.uk.

Organised by: UNISON Filipino Activist Network and Kanlungan, Alliance of Filipino Organisations

Please register using the link below and pass this on to your network. Once you’ve registered we will be in touch with further details about the day.

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/festival-of-resilience-tickets-11762681497