EVENT: Breakbread @ Hopetoun Alpha (Sat 28th May)
Written by Admin on May 18, 2016
LOCAL HUMANS AND THEIR STORIES
Breakbread is an event celebrating the power of stories and food as a way to build community and integrate individuals into NZ society. Working with the elements of correspondence, food and culture Breakbread aims to facilitate conversation greater thought and acceptance.
For one night only a range of locals and guest speakers will take the stage to share stories with the wider public about their lives. With the help of local chefs, the event will also be host to a variety of traditional food from the cultures that exist around Auckland.
Working with Local people, Breakbread have helped make it possible to create documents of their journeys and present them in the form of short film and letters. The event will help increase understanding of the issues present in their communities how they are being solved and what they have they have already had to overcome.
Speakers will include; local Refugees Linda Chhim and Koasorn Tun as well as TV3’s Mike McRoberts and Labour MP, Jacinda Ardern. There will also be a short film called ‘Small Victories’ as well as an amazing Supper for all.
Head over to the facebook event page HERE to find out all the latest info about this event.
Also check out this little trailer for the event below.