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This event is in support of asylum seekers and refugees, and all main performers are asylum seekers or refugees.

Accompanied by Paul Biel, Gordon Koang uses his musical genius to foster peace and harmony for the World at large. Combining traditional South Sudanese rhythms with his own compositions, Gordon weaves an underlying message that people should love one another and strive for peace.

Biel and Koang comprise the Music wing of Social enterprise Colourful Collective (https://colourfulcollectiv.wixsite.com/mysite).
This concert is part of Colourful Collective’s fundraising campaign to establish Koang as a Thom teacher and musician in the broader Melbourne community, and to assist Biel in his role as carer and accompanist.

– DOORS OPEN at 18.00, if you want to have a nibble and drink
with the Colourful Collective team

– EVENT STARTS at 19.30

– Support to be announced 19.30-20.00

– GORDON KOANG and PAUL BIEL 20.00-21.00

– Question time 21.00-21.30

TICKETS: This fundraiser is a pay-as-you-feel event, see bottom of page

We are honoured to collaborate with LOOP Bar, as they welcome asylum seekers and have a progressive and inclusive philosophy.

Sending Peace, and hope to see you there,

The Colourful Collective team


$10 – will cover the costs

$15 – will cover the above and a base wage to all participating artists

$20 – will cover the costs and a FAIR wage to all participating artists

$25 – will cover the above and contribute to financing event coordination

$30 – will cover the above and contribute to the payment of a set of Thoms being made to help Gordon become a teacher.

$40 – will cover the above and help in paying for a space for Gordon to teach

$50 – will cover the above and pay for the promotion and organisation of future fundraising and promotional events in support of Biel and Koang and the broader asylum seeker community

$60 – will cover the above and commuting expenses for Biel and Koang, and a promotional story-telling short film

$100!! – will cover the above and MORE! Exciting innovations for Colourful Collective Music.

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