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International Woman Festival in Oxford, UK

Venue: Oxford Town Hall , St Aldate’s, Oxford , OX1 1BX

6.30 pm – 7.30 pm sale of Burmese Cuisine

7.30 pm – 9.30 pm the main event.
Academic Speaker - Daw Nita Yin Yin May (OBE) (BBC Burmese Service) will deliver the speech about the Life of Iconic Lady Aung San Suu Kyi.

Ms. Vicky Bowman (the first woman British Ambassador to Burma,2002-2006), currently Director Global & Economic Issues (job share) at the Foreign & Commonweath Office will speak about the situation of Women in Burma.

Miss Wai Hnin (BCUK) will speak about the Burma History & Culture.

Film documentary, Traditional Dance & Performance.

Entrance: £6, Concessions £4.50 (Booking recommended)

Wheelchair access: Limited to 4 wheelchairs (Entrance 20 metres to left of main entrance)

All Welcome (Everyone could wear your lovely traditional costune freely)!
You can contact in advance to Ma Kyu if you want to follow with the Coach please. Coach will leave from Victoris Coach station.

A celebration in recognition and support of Aung San Suu Kyi: iconic first lady of Burma , described as “a stunning beacon of non-violent struggles for democracy and human rights.”

Aung San Suu Kyi, a graduate of St Hugh’s College Oxford 1969, was elected as the Leader of the National League for Democracy in her home country Burma in1988, and has since 1989 spent fourteen years under house arrest. In 1991 she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her non-violent struggle.

The evening combines Burmese culture with politics; providing an insight into the forces that have inspired Aung San Suu Kyi’s passionate commitment to the peaceful pathway to freedom and democracy in her country.

Treat yourself to an early supper: A flavour of delicious authentic Burmese cuisine on sale from 6.30 – 7.30 pm. Meet the people of Burma , learn about their traditions, beliefs, customs and politics through: speakers, film, costume, traditional dance and presentations: 7.30 – 9.30 pm

Proceeds from the sale of tickets will be shared between the Oxford Burmese Benefit Fund and the Oxford International Women’s Festival Committee. Collection during the interval for the Oxford Burmese Benefit Fund; proceeds will go directly to support relief projects in Burma .

Organizers: Sandy Thin Thin Mar Oo on behalf of the Oxford Burmese Community supported by the Oxford International Women’s Festival Committee.

Contact & Tickets Available To Buy From:

Whoever want to Buy the tickets or want to donate; You can donate to:

"OXFORD BURMESE BENEFIT FUND''
Sort Code - 40-35-35,
Account No- 11421468
and just let us know how many tickets would like to buy/send to your address in advance. Thank you so much for your kind support.

Also you can Contact & Tickets Available To Buy From:

Chris Eady - 01865 245 793
Aunty Nita - 07956 118414 (OBE) (BBC)
Sandy Thin Mar Oo - 078345 93617
Eugenie - 07846 042983
Ma Kyu - 07915 883375
Jackie - 07894 914151
Chan Mya Soe - 07916 433572
Min Hein - 07846 981155
Zaw Zaw Aung - 07504 512813 (BICC)
Ko Myo Thein - 07877 882386 (BDC)
Ko Aung - 07762 094562
Ko Kyaw Swa - 07828 890224 (BMA)

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