Restoration of Independence Anniversary Celebration Timor-Leste


Friends of Same & East Timor Hearts Foundation

Join us for an evening of delicious, heart-healthy Timorese food. Timor coffee, tea and soft drinks provided. BYO alcohol.  An inspiring presentation about the work of East Timor Hearts Fund and Timorese music and dancing.

Saturday 18th May @ 6pm  Augustine Centre Hall,

2 Minona St, Hawthorn  RSVP 9th MAY  

$45 per person   $30 concession  & Children under 12 free

Pay by Cheque or Bank Transfer to Friends of Samé Inc. 

Bendigo Bank BSB: 633 000  AC: 1640 67498



A: 32 Henry St, Hawthorn, 3122   E:   P: 03 9819 2629


Special Guest: Peter McMullin - Victorian Honorary Consul of East Timor
ETHF speaker:  Ingrid Svendson - Board Chair & Co-founder of East Timor Hearts Foundation
Gil Santos & East Timorese Musicians    Special guest singer Nina Rose & West Papuan musician Anta Taime
West Papuan Black Orchid string band & East Timorese Students Cultural Performance
Delicious East Timorese food from Sabores de Timor

Timorese Organic Coffee , Spices and  Timorese handicrafts for sale  - 

Fantastic prizes to be won at our raffle and silent auction

All funds raised divided between East Timor Hearts Fund and Friends of Same projects


Friends of Same Inc. is a community-based group based in the 
City of Boroondara, Melbourne.
Which are part of a network of East Timor Friendship Groups 
who provide a forum to coordinate support for the people of the 
Same region, East Timor, in rebuilding their communities.

Join us to provide support to a worthy cause.


Buy top quality Timor Friendship Coffee paying by 
Electronic deposit, cheque or credit card. 
Buy eight packs for $72 and get postage free! 
More details on our Coffee page. Click here to view

All proceeds from 'Friends of Same' Coffee and Craft are used for 
new and existing projects in Same, East Timor

Coffee and Craft can be purchased:
  • Online through our website 
  • At local Festivals and Fetes 
  • Hawthorn Community House, 32 Henry Street, Hawthorn
  • Hawthorn Makers Market, Hawthorn Arts Centre, 1st Sunday of the Month                                              (Open 10am - 3pm unless otherwise stated)
Visit us at the Makers Market at 
Hawthorn Town Hall for coffee and handmade products from
 East Timor and exciting new stock from Nepal