Moonee Valley Interfaith Network Launch
The Moonee Valley Interfaith Network held its inaugural meeting on Thursday 22 March 2012, providing an opportunity to celebrate the launch of our new network and our diversity, and the elections for the Executive Board for all Interfaith Network members.
The program included speeches by Cr Ange Kenos (Moonee Valley City Council) as well as the Deputy Chairperson of Victorian Multicultural Commission, Mr Ross Alatsas and Mr Theo Mackaay; General Secretary, Victorian Council of Churches; as well as amazing performances by PEGS Chinese Orchestra; Gatka “Sikh Martial Arts”; Kirtan “Sikh Singers with wind instruments and Tabla; the Sema Ceremony (Sufi Whirling Dervishes) by Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi Group of Essendon; and the St. John’s Uniting Church, Essendon Samoan Choir, concluding with Manu (War Dance). The evening concluded with opportunity to network and make new friends over refreshments.
All are welcome and encouraged to be involved as the network continues to grow and has a harmonious influence in the community. For more information and to join the Moonee Valley Interfaith Network, find us on www.mvin.org.au.