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Ego Lemos at The Boite: Saturday Night

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on June 3rd, 2011

4 June , 2011
8:00 pmto10:30 pm
Source: The Boîte

Image: Wendy Tanner via flickr CC

Ego Lemos is in Melbourne to receive his Master of Arts (Community Development) from Victoria University. He has just concluded the second PermaScout camp in history bringing young people from every corner of Timor Leste for a week of Permaculture workshops, networking and music making, a remarkable event which is attracting the attention of the President. Ego is an internationally recognised Permaculture practitioner and teacher. As Timor Leste’s most famous singer-songwriter he is about to perform at a festival in Germany organised by his recording company, Skinnyfish. Ego first came to Australia with his band Cinco do Oriente in 2001 at the invitation of the Boite and Australian Volunteers International to perform at a major concert at Hamer Hall. While he is here we will discuss a possible return visit by Cinco do Oriente! Do come and meet him at Mark Street on Saturday night at the Boîte.

8pm, Saturday, June 4th
1 Mark St, Nth Fitzroy

Ego Lemos is well known for his performing and songwriting, particularly for the title track for the movie Balibo. Special Guest, Quashani Bahd, reggae, and blues singer, with Gil Santos (Dili All Stars) This is a fundraiser.

The Climate Project have published an interview with Ego Lemos which explains more about the Perma Scout project.