Burma Cyclone


Fundraising Concert for Orphans of Burma by karenzr

3hird Medium Band will host a concert in Queens on July 12 to raise money for children orphaned by Cyclone Nargis. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance.  Complimentary food and drinks will be available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Concert kicks off at 7 p.m at the Walter Crowley Intermediate School,  50-40 Jacobus Street in Elmhurst. For tickets contact Ko Ye Lin at 646-299-1683.

–Karen



Events: Moegyo team to host benefit in NYC this weekend by karenzr

The note below is from the team at Moegyo Humanitarian Foundation, a group of volunteers from around the world who are working to bring relief to cyclone victims in Burma.

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Dear All,

Please come and support us to raise fund for the victims of cyclone in
Myanmar (Burma).

We will have different kind of authentic Burmese food, Cold and Hot
drinks, Gift Items, and T-shirts at the event.  

Date: June 28, 2008 (Saturday)

Time: 12pm – 5pm

Location: PS-150,  40-01  43rd Avenue, Sunnyside, NY 11104

Thank you.

The Moegyo Team


“Joining hands to save people life in Myanmar (Burma)”
Together, we can make a difference!
http://blog.moegyo.org/

— Karen




Events: Cyclone Benefit Dinner & Live Show by karenzr
June 6, 2008, 1:32 pm
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MYANMAR CYCLONE NARGIS BENEFIT DINNER & LIVE SHOW
<<Sponsored by Ko Nge>>

Time: 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Date: Saturday, June 14th 2008
Place: East Manor Buffet & Restaurant, 79-17 Albion Avenue, Elmhurst
(just off Queens Blvd.), NY 11373
718-803-1111

Contributing Artists
– May Sweet
– Mie Mie Win Pe
– Ni Ni Win Shwe
– Yadana Oo
– Sandayar Khin Nu Nu

Backed up by full live band –
Contributing Musicians
– Khaing Myint
– Zan Mra
– Paul Lahpai
– Luminn (Stereo)
– Thein Zaw Lwin)

Weekend Full Dinner Buffet Menu will be served.

Ticket prices – $60, $50 (includes one free T-shirt),

PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED DIRECTLY TO DISASTER VICTIMS

FOR TICKETS – PLEASE CONTACT –
Ko Nge – (917) 217-1559
Peter Lwin – (917) 551-0314

–Karen



Event: Charity happy hour in DC for cyclone relief: Facebook group by carpediemdg
May 27, 2008, 11:41 pm
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There is a facebook group for this event

Event: charity happy hour for Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (Burma) “donate generously”
What: Fundraiser
Host: Desis in DC
When: Thursday, May 29 at 6:00pm
Where: Josephine

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=23067252036

–Divya



Events: Demonstration Today At French Consulate in NY by karenzr

From International Campaign for Burma:

<<We, as ordinary citizens of Burma, welcome French government for
immediate humanitarian intervention on behalf of millions of starving
cyclone survivors.

You are cordially invited to join us demonstrating our support in
front of Consulate General of France as follows:-

Place : Consulate General of France
934 Fifth Avenue
(between 74th and 75th Streets)
New York, NY 10021

Date : May 24, 2008 Saturday
Time : 2 – 4pm
Direction: Take “6” Train and get off 77th street.>>

–Karen



Events: Joint Burma-China fundraiser concert and awareness event by carpediemdg

(Via Myra Dahgaypaw who works for the Burmese government-in-exile or NCGUB)

This event (part awareness and part concert) is already over unfortunately but it might still be helpful to know that it happened.  Click on image to learn more.

–Divya



Events: Protest vigil & fast by Burmese Buddhist monks by karenzr

From 8-8-08 for Burma, the opposition group born out of the 1988 student-led protests in Rangoon, now called Yangon:

May 15-16, 2008 UN PROTEST VIGIL & FAST BY BURMESE BUDDHIST MONKS

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WHEN: Thursday, May 13, 12pm-8pm // Friday, May 14, 12pm-8pm

WHERE: Ralph Bunche Park, United Nations, 43rd St and 1st Ave

WHO: Sasana Moli International Burmese Monks Organization, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, NY Burma activists

More information on the Global Day of Action available at www.burma-network.org

–Karen