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66th Birthday Events of Aung San Suu Kyi in Canada

Information Release of Canadian Friends of Burma – June 8, 2011
June 19th is the 66th birthday of Burmese democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the following events are underway in Canada in conjunction with celebrations worldwide. We are listing three major events below:

Burma Night for the Lady
– With authentic Burmese cuisine and entertainment of a Canadian folk singer - T. Nile
Saturday June 11, 2011 @ 6:30pm-10:30pm
Place: Oakridge Centre Auditorium, Cambie & 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Admission: $35; Contact: Deanna 604-331-4454; pacificburmaroundtable@gmail.com
Note: organized by the Pacific Burma Roundtable in support of political activists imprisoned in Burma and proceeds will be donated to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners Burma(http://aappb.org/ ) to aid families of political prisoners
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Honoring Aung San Suu Kyi on Special Occasion of her 66th Birthday
– An Evening with author Alan Clements, who will illuminate Suu Kyi’s call to “globalize the revolution with non-violent political activism – co-sponsored by Canadian Friends of Burma
Saturday, June 18 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Place: The Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova St, Vancouver
Admission: Advance ticket $22; at the door $25; for each advance ticket purchase, a complimentary copy of the audio book, the Voice of Hope: a Conversation with Aung San Suu Kyi, will be received; Advance reserved ticket online or email contact@worlddharma.com
Note: The event is a benefit for the non-profit human rights organization – the Burma Project International (http://www.worlddharma.com/wd/burma.html)
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Aung San Suu Kyi Birthday Celebration
– A special dinner with speeches of Joy Kogawa, Canadian poet and novelist, and leading Burma activists including lawyer Paul Copeland and Kyaw Zaw Wai
Sunday June 19 @6:00pm – 9:00pm
Hot House, 35 Church St., Toronto
Admission: $40 (three course meal incl. tea/coffee, taxes/gratuities) - space is limited
RSVP: toronto2burma@gskh6.ca; Phone: 416-465-8331; Ticket:  21 Victoria St. (Ivan Salon) (King St. & Young St.);
Note: organized by ‘Toronto2Burma’ and all benefit goes to children in Burma

The Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB) is federally incorporated, national non-governmental organization working for democracy and human rights in Burma. Contact: Suite 206, 145 Spruce St., Ottawa, K1R 6P1; Tel: 613.237.8056; Email: cfob@cfob.org; Web: www.cfob.org

 


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