RAW Opening Night


You are cordially invited to attend the

Opening Night: Commemoration of World Refugee Day 2017

Date: 20 June (Tue)
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Venue: LePark (People’s Park Complex Level 6, 1 Park Road S059108)

$10* per pax / Admission by RSVP only

Join us as we commemorate World Refugee Day, and revisit Singapore’s engagement with Indochina refugees in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. More than 30,000 refugees were rescued from sea and temporarily hosted at 25 Hawkins Road camp from 1978 to 1996. We reconsider Singapore’s role as a transit point to reflect on new possibilities of engagement in the current Southeast Asian refugee crisis.

*Includes a non-alcoholic beverage! Remaining proceeds goes towards AFR's local and international programmes.

For further enquires, please email advocatesforrefugeessg@gmail.com!

This event is organised by Advocates For Refugees - Singapore (AFR-SG) and proudly supported by our venue partner, LePark.


Refugee Awareness Week (RAW) is AFR-SG’s flagship event held in conjunction with the globally commemorated World Refugee Day on 20 June. Launched in 2016, the annual outreach and awareness event aims to catalyse community conversations on the topic of forced migration and galvanise Singaporeans into actions of hope for humanity.

This June, join us from 20 - 25 June as we commemorate World Refugee Day with a series of events and initiatives islandwide!

Find out about the schedule of events >> https://tinyurl.com/refugeeweeksg2017

Advocates For Refugees - Singapore (AFR-SG) is a ground up, volunteer-led movement working for the cause of refugees and forced migration in our region and beyond.

Vision: Towards a world where the rights of refugees are respected and protected.

Mission: To inspire the way we treat refugees and people seeking asylum in Singapore and the wider Southeast Asia region.

#TogetherForHope #WithRefugees
#refugeeweeksg #RAW2017

  • The event description was updated. Diff#254469 2017-06-15 06:21:36
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LePark (People’s Park Complex Level 6, 1 Park Road S 059108)
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