Burmese American Women's Alliance (BAWA) Presents
A Celebration of
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's Birthday &
Burma's Women's Day
DATE: Saturday, June 14, 2008
TIME: 5 PM to 8 PM
Los Cerritos Community Center
3377 Alder Ave, Fremont, CA
Aung San Suu Kyi is a national hero in the fight for a free Burma and a symbol of hope in the downtrodden country. In 1991, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights" and became an international symbol of peaceful resistance and courage in the face of hardship and oppression. In 1990, she was put under house arrest by the government and remains there to this day.
The event will include...
►BURMESE MUSICAL ICON DAW MAR MAR AYE’S SPEECH AND PERFORMANCES
►PRAYERS BY PRIESTS AND MONKS FROM MULTIPLE RELIGIONS
►A SHORT FILM ABOUT BURMA & DAW AUNG SAN SUU KYI
►BURMESE FOOD WILL BE SERVED.
For more info, please visit:
Sunday, June 1, 2008
Cocktails - Silent Auction
Burmese Appetizers - Burmese Dance Performance
1141 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA
Friday Jun 6, 2008
7 PM to Midnight
On June 6, we plan to tell the story of the Burmese cyclone victims’ plight with an intimate photo exhibit, as well as a silent auction of gorgeous Burmese photos for the benefit of the disaster survivors.
View Flyer [PDF]