News

Foto Friendship 2018 is currently underway connecting new foto friends in Timor-Leste and Australia.

This year Foto Friendship was thrilled to work with Canley Vale High School in Western Sydney for the first time. The Foto Friendship team worked with a group of girls studying photography and digital media under the guidance of their dedicated teacher Sandra Choy-Simpson. You can see some of their work in Gallery | group 8.

In Dili our Timorese facilitators Eva Soares Gamma and Bety Reis welcomed back Eskola Cristal for a second time. Their work will be featured in our gallery page later in the year.

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Past News Stories

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Foto Friendship November 2017

In July 2017 our Australian and Timorese facilitators worked together with new foto friends at Eskola Cristal in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Eskola Cristal is home to a diverse range of students from all over Timor-Leste. Sixteen talented students took part in a series of workshops run over two weeks.

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Foto Friendship November 2016

In 2016 we were happy to welcome students from Cabramatta High School in Sydney to participate in Foto Friendship for a second time. This time round students were linked with foto friends at Eskola Secundária Katólika Santa Madalena de Canossa in Dili.

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Dili Exhibition January 2016

On January 25, 2016 a major Foto Friendship exhibition opened at the Xanana Gusmão Cultural Centre in Dili, Timor-Leste. The exhibition featured the work of students from two Australian schools Cabramatta High School in Sydney and Winmalee High School in the Blue Mountains and Eskola Secundária Katólika Nain Feto Ramelau, in Hato-Builico, Timor-Leste.

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Peace Day Cabramatta High School November 2015

On November 13th Foto Friendship was proud to be part of Cabramatta High School’s Peace Day. This annual celebration of multiculturalism attended by students from 15 schools, brought together 60 cultures in a demonstration of culture, harmony and creativity.

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