Monday 7 December
7.30 pm – 9.00 pm
Be inspired by the work being undertaken by young people around the world as they tackle global issues utilising leadership and creativity. Groups participating in the Youth Plenary include Interfaith Youth Core, Tony Blair Faith Foundation, InterAction, Faith Acts Fellows, Sean Rodrigo and Soulpancake.com. Musical finale includes South African Muslim singer songwriter Zain Bhikha and his ensemble, Native American flautists Kevin Locke, didgeridoo player Jeremy Donovan, African-Australian group Kundalila, Isobel Arthen and Alana Bruce.
Director, Global Poverty Project (Aust.)
The Global Poverty Project is a presentation and film that communicates the realities of extreme poverty and what we can do about it which Hugh is taking around the world.
Platform Youth Theatre
extract from ‘Faith, Diversity and Difference’ (Aust.)
Platform Youth Theatre is a company that works with young people (16–26 years of age) to make theatre – this means young people are involved in all stages of the process, not just as audience members. ‘Faith, Diversity and Difference’ is the company’s major project for 2009.
Presentations and artistic performances by contemporary local and international artists, organised by the Australian multi-faith youth commitee.