Nowroz Afghan NY lunch 31 Mar

Nowroz Afghan NY lunch 31 Mar

You and your friends are warmly invited to an al fresco luncheon in a beautiful historic home and garden in Ascot Vale.  Please join with us in welcoming in  –  Afghan New Year – Nowroz 1398 Sunday 31st March 2019 12.30 pm – 4.00 pm $55 p...

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AADO Nowroz lunch 31 March

AADO Nowroz lunch 31 March

You and your friends are warmly invited to an al fresco luncheon at “Mathoura” – a beautiful historic home and garden in Ascot Vale.  Please join with us in welcoming in the Afghan New Year – Nowroz 1398 Sunday 31st March 2019 12.30 ...

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RocKabul – Melbourne premiere

RocKabul – Melbourne premiere

Rockabul – Inside Afghanistan like you’ve never seen before – a film by Travis Beard, Australian journalist and filmmaker is not to be missed. Travis is a good supporter of AADO and helping us with fundraising. Wednesday 6th March at ACMI, Fed Sq...

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1st Afghan ever elected to IOC

1st Afghan ever elected to IOC

Samira Asghari has become the first Afghan to be elected to the 9-member International Olympic Committee. Asghari, 24, has been a member of the Athletes’ Entourage Commission since 2014. Asghari, who hails from Wardak province, has a Bachelor’s degree in P...

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Afghan teacher wins World Citizen Award

Afghan teacher wins World Citizen Award

An Afghan teacher who braved the threat of the Taliban to bring education to girls has won a global award. Sakena Yacoobi, who set up 80 secret schools for 3,000 girls in the country, was recognized for her outstanding work at the World Citizen Awards in Istan...

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New film shot in Afghanistan

New film shot in Afghanistan

See here for Jirga; behind the scenes – a film by Benjamin Gilmour filmed in Afghanistan and the result of a collaboration with locals, is in cinemas now.

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