Mu Hpare had attended the Wat Lao Buddhavath Temple
Fundraising Event on June 16th, 2017 at 1804 E Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320. The Temple holds an annual Fund-Raising event that is open to anyone in the community. The Event features Lao Ethnic Foods, Dancing, and Cultural experience. The people were very friendly and accepting of all cultures.
Mu Hpare had attended the World Refugee Day Celebration sponsored by RACI (Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa) on June 10th, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa. The day had consisted of many Organizations sponsoring many cultures from around the world that now call Iowa there home. There was Dancing, Food, games, even Henna Temporary Tattooing available. They also had an organized Soccer (Football) Tournament.Read story
Mu Hpare had attended the 8th Anniversary Kay Htoe Boe Event in Austin, Minnesota on April 23rd, 2017. This annual Dee Ku event showcases the Karenni Culture. The Dee Ku is an Animist Religion festival celebrated by dancing, giving of thanks, feasting, and sharing of their culture. The Dee Ku is held annually wherever the Karenni populations may reside. Mu Hpare, CEO of Song Birds International, LLC, is proud to have lived with the Karenni people.Read story
Mu Hpare had attended the 139th Karreni National Day in Des Moines, IA in 2014 where she had volunteered to perform a Cultural Dance for all the visitors. The Karreni National Day is an annual celebration showcasing the Karreni State’s Independence in Myanmar. The Karreni and Kayan Cultures tend to celebrate together. Both are Hill Tribes of Myanmar with some Cultural Similarities but also Cultural and Language differences.Read story
Mu Hpare had attended the Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy Cultural Awareness (EMBARC) Event in 2014 where she had performed Traditional Kayan Cultural Singing and Dancing. The Event showcased the Organization’s continued support of the Iowan Myanmar (Burmese) Immigrant, typically Refugees. Mu Hpare was a Refugee from Myanmar after having fled a war-torn country as a child to Thailand.Read story