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Our very first Unheard Competition, titled “Tell The World What You Want To Say”, showcased music, writing, and visual arts by Karen youth currently living in Thailand’s refugee camps. The goal of the competition was to advance the voices and present the stories of Karen youth to a global audience, and is part of a…
Musician Chi Suwichan Phatthanaphraiwan is a member of the Karen ethnic group. He is also an actor and composer, best known for “Songs from the Karen Forest” (2012). He lives in Mae Sot in northern Thailand and is a well-known activist for the Karen. Through his music, he advocates for ethnic equality and cultural identity and love for nature.
Eraghone Ely, 26, is a Congolese musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, dancer, director, video editor, and businessman who goes by the stage name Eraghone (Eraghone Empire).
Eh Ku Thay, 19, left his village in Karen state in Myanmar two years ago, to study at Thoo Mweh Khee Migrant Learning Centre in Mae Sot in northern Thailand. Inspired by Justin Bieber, Ku Thay had always wanted to be a singer, but he never had the opportunity to learn to sing as there were no singing teachers in his mountain village.
Louise Mwangaza (Light), 22, arrived in Malawi as a Congolese refugee in 2017. She has been at Dzaleke refugee camp, which houses nearly 50,000 refugees, most of them, like Louise, arrived from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Milad Yousufi was born in Afghanistan in 1995, when music was banned under Taliban rule. Now residing in the US, his works express the complex feelings towards his country of birth