[ About C.H.A.R.M]
[ Who is C.H.A.R.M? ]
[ About Mauritius & Rodrigues ]
[ [ A Touch of Africa ]
[ A Touch of Opera ]
[ A Touch of French ]
[ Australia Day Celebrations ]
[ Commonwealth Games ]
[ Events & Activities Calendar ]
[ Gallery ]
[ In Remembrance of Richard Hammerton ]
[ Relay for Life ]
[ Sponsorship Opportunities ]
[ SWEET Exhibition & Festival ]
[ Contact Us ]

[ Enquiries ]

Proud Partners of La Faya 2010

Cultural Historical Association of Rodriguans & Mauritians in Victoria Inc.

LA FAYA FESTIVAL 2010
Sunday 28 March 2010

Click here for La Faya Raffle winners

Go to our Gallery page to view photos of  La Faya 2010 Festival photos

Click here for La Faya 2010 flier

La Faya Festival back by popular demand… An event not to be missed!
La Faya, meaning to party is set to do just that! In 2010, this colourful & exotic community festival will be once again.

A celebration of Cultural Diversity in harmony. Join us for this special community event organised by a dedicated team of volunteers and supporters showcasing the rich & colourful culture of people from the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues and Seychelles & other communities in Victoria

The programme will include:

• The History of Migration & Settlement of Mauritians & Rodriguans in Victoria Exhibition
• Down Memory Lane - display of historical photographs
• Talks, cultural workshops and traditional games
• A variety of exotic, traditional and contemporary songs and dance
• A Kids Corner and a Health Corner
• Food Stalls selling traditional delicacies and more!!

The La Faya Variety Concert will be held inside BMW Edge from 7.00pm. In order to help CHARM cover any shortfalls of festival expenses there will be a charge of $5 per adult over 15, under 15 free, to attend the concert.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Patricia Kimtia: Mob. 0403 206 735; Email: president@charm.org.au
Clency Lapierre: Mob. 0418 381 943; Email: clencyl@hotmail.com

La Faya 2010 Festival Raffle

La Faya 2010, organised by the Cultural Historical Association of Rodriguans and Mauritians in Victoria (C.H.A.R.M) will take place on 28 March 2010 at Federation Square, Melbourne. The festival seeks to promote the rich, diverse and colourful culture of people from the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues and Seychelles. This year’s festival will have a more colorful and multicultural program that reflects the diversity of people in Victoria.

The costs involved in bringing this event to the community keeps growing each year. The festival budget is around $40,000, that is, if we wish to ensure we have the right equipment, staff, cleaning, insurance, publicity, marketing and other related costs. To finance this event we need to raise additional funds required with our main fundraiser, the Festival Raffle.

We know you all have your own worthwhile causes and important projects to look after; we support and encourage this. However, we make a special appeal to everyone to support us. Please assist CHARM by selling a few raffle books so you can positively contribute to bring our communities together.

1st Prize: TWO ECONOMY RETURN AIR TICKETS MELBOURNE-MAURITIUS-MELBOURNE
(kindly donated by Air Mauritius our Principal Raffle Sponsor) - Value $3500

2nd Prize: Accommodation Voucher - Flag Choice Hotels - Value $500
(donated by CHARM)

3rd Prize: Liquor hamper of Phoenix Beer, Green Island & Starr African Rums
and Trio of Voodoo Tiki Tequila - Value $450
(kindly donated by Bottlebook in association with AllStates Liquor Wholesalers)

4th Prize: Bunnings voucher - Value $100
(kindly donated by Bunnings)

5th Prize Village Tickets x 4 - Value $40
(donated by CHARM)

6th Prize Bottle of Scotch Whisky - Value $33
(donated by CHARM)

Call or email us for raffle books or to discuss the festival:
Patricia Kimtia: Mob. 0403 206 735 or Home (03) 9700 4102
Email: president@charm.org.au

Clency Lapierre: Mob. 0418 381 943 or Home (03) 9700 1827
Email: clencyl@hotmail.com

“Together we can continue to make a difference”