David Helfgott and Yantra de Vilder Concert, Bellingen, Nov. 27

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David Helfgott and Yantra de Vilder, Sanctuary Benefit

An intimate musical experience International concert pianist David Helfgott will be performing the great romantics, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and Chopin. Composer/Performer Yantra de Vilder returns to Bellingen to present her unique and beautiful award-winning performance of ‘HAIKU’. Memorial Hall, Bellingen Sunday 27th November, 3pm  Followed by delicious nibbles and wine. Book early – Limited seating. Tickets $68.00 or $60.00 concession (inc. processing fee). Phone: (02) … Read More

Beats Benefit fundraiser

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Beats Benefit held a fundraiser for Sanctuary’s work with refugees on Friday the 16th of Oct. Their Facebook page can be found here: Beats Benefit Facebook Page The benefit held at the Sub Club, Flinders Crt., Melbourne CBD and started at 10pm and ended at 4.30am and raised $1040! All the proceeds from this event will go towards assisting our work with refugees.  Thanks to … Read More

Raising Boys Fundraiser

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An evening for parents with Steve Biddulph (Sanctuary’s Patron) TUESDAY 9 JUNE 2015 Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to be with the author of Raising Girls and Raising Boys. This special evening covers: • The three stages of boyhood • Keeping the special qualities of boys • The importance of dads – testosterone • Why boys love rough and tumble … Read More

David Helfgott Concert April 12, 2015 – Sold out!

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David Helfgott

David Helfgott will be performing Beethoven, Schubert, Liszt and Chopin at the Helfgott’s private home near Bellingen with guest Violinist Kate Thomson. The details of the concert are as follows: Date: Sunday April 12, 2015 Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm Price: $65 per ticket Wine and nibbles will be served afterwards. Money raised will be used to directly support Sanctuary’s work … Read More

David Helfgott and Yantra De Vilder supporting refugees

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David Helfgott and Yantra De Vilder

International pianist David Helfgott will be performing some of the great romantics, Rachmaninov, Beethoven and Chopin. David Helfgott and Yantra De Vilder will be performing together, treating you to a fun improvisation. Award winning composer/performer Yantra, will be performing her inspired improvisation of Play of Light with stunning visuals. Date: November 23, 2013 Location: Bellingen Memorial Hall Time: promptly 8.00PM … Read More

Manhattan Project Fundraiser a great success!

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Stories from the other side fundraiser

Thanks so much to The Manhattan Project for holding a wonderful fundraiser on behalf of SAF and refugees last night. Donations will go towards assisting us with visa sponsorship and direct assistance to refugees overseas, including school fees and medical aid for orphans of war. Thank you to all those who attended and gave their support. The Manhattan Project’s mission … Read More

Yoga fundraiser to support refugees

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Yoga fundraiser for refugees

Refresh, renew, and reinvigorate  yourself with a day of Tibetan Heart Yoga knowing that all funds raised for the day will support Sanctuary Australia Foundation & their continued support of refugees both overseas & here in Australia. Mahadevi – a yoga teacher with more than 10 years of experience & qualified in India in Sivananda yoga will lead us in … Read More

The 2012 Sanctuary Helfgott Concert for Refugees.

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There was a sharing of beautiful music, good food and wine, and moving stories at the recent Sanctuary Helfgott Concert for Refugees, held at the Helfgott’s private home. Jean and his sister Janine, ex-Congolese refugees, whose family  were sponsored by Sanctuary Australia Foundation (and settled by Sanctuary in  Bellingen) were guest speakers at the 2012 Sanctuary Helfgott  Recital . They … Read More

Helfgott Recital – A rare opportunity.

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David Helfgott Recital

The Helfgott’s will be opening their home in Gleniffer for a private soiree to be given by David Helfgott on 14 October at 4.00 pm to raise funds for the Sanctuary Australian Foundation in Coffs Harbour. Sanctuary is celebrating 25 years of sponsoring and supporting refugees from many war-torn parts of the world, relocating families in affiliated Sanctuary centres across … Read More