Noor Cultural Centre

Book Reading | Where Flowers Bloom: Memories of Burma

Jul 16th 2018

Book Reading|Where Flowers Bloom: Memories of Burma
by Memuna Moolla

Memuna Moolla will read excerpts from her book, ‘Where Flowers Bloom: Memories of Burma’, and engage in conversation with the audience.  Memuna uses this book as an opportunity to discuss the oppression of the Rohingya ethnic minority of Myanmar – the recent escalation of which has resulted in an urgent refugee and humanitarian crisis.

Copies of Memuna’s book will be available for sale for $20.  All money collected from sales will be directed towards a humanitarian fund that she manages for the Rohingya people.  

Memuna Moolla was born in Burma (now Myanmar). She has studied in Myanmar (Rangoon University), Canada (University of Saskatchewan), and Great Britain (University of Wales, and University of Nottingham).  In addition to writing poetry and prose,  Memuna has worked as a teacher and community relations officer.  She currently lives in Saskatchewan, where she continues to work in solidarity with other activists across Canada to create awareness about the Rohingya crisis. 

Date: Friday June 29, 2018
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Location: Lower Social Room, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free

(please note that copies of Memuna’s book will be available for sale for $20.  Proceeds are directed towards a relief fund for the Rohingya people)