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My church, Toowoomba City Church (TCC) held a Cultural Night at the end of May to celebrate the different cultures, nationalities, and sample some food from all corners of the world.

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It was a fun day, there were many performances such as dances from very exotic parts of the world…

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…to a solo by a Chinese Michael Jackson…

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…all the way to a marching drummer from the USA!

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Besides that, there an authentic chinese opera singer (our very own Robert) as well as some other group song presentations.

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Performances aside, a big part of the night was the awesome demonstrations that were done on stage! There was a tea ceremony demo…

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Our Chinese brother, Kevin, together with his wife, went up on stage to show the Aussies how chinese dumplings are made…

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Their English isn’t that good so auntie sister Elena went up to translate…

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Of course I can’t forget our very own pastor and host of the evening, Ps. Yew Meng:

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He patiently announced the various country reps present…can you guess where they’re from? Nationalities under the pics…

Will from China

Will from China.

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Korea.

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India.

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Finland.

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Phillipines.

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Thailand.

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Willy from Indonesia.

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Denmark.

…and finally,last but not certainly not least…

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Australia!

…and the team that made it all possible…none other than…

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ANS! (All Nations Service)!

From left: Ps. Yew Meng, Jun, Will, Wilson, Yvonne, Min, Neo, Ben, Steph, Seng Yee, Jason, Andrix, Roger, and me(behind the lens).

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Yes, I was there! It was great! They had a video conference with their Sydney branch and everything! Hillsong Brisbane (hillsongbrisbane.com) was originally Garden City Christian Church which has been officially taken over by the Hillsong Mega-church.

If you plan on visiting, its located at:

16 Rover Street,

Mt Gravatt, QLD,

Australia.

Aaron, Steph, Reshaun and I went for the 2nd 10.30am service. We went early so we could get good seats! Unfortunately, this mean’t my “overview wide shot” didn’t show the real size of the auditorium.

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This was from about the 4th or 5th row. Also, photography and videography was STRICTLY PROHIBITED in the auditorium so all my shots were spy shots!

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First EVER praise and worship from Hillsong Brisbane (Actually second, it was the 2nd service)

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Brian Houston, Hillsong Church Senior Pastor.

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Reuben Morgan, lead singer/guitarist.

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Joel A’Bell,  Executive Pastor.

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This was one of the backup singers during praise and worship. What’s interesting is his resemblance with a friend of mine, Will. This is Will:

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Funny right? …maybe not to you…

Easterfest 2009 Day 2.

May 17, 2009

Right now I think I’m the only photographer who hasn’t already submitted their photos…and I’ve only just finished going through day 2!

…so without further ado, lets get on with it shall we:

1) New Empire

2) Austoville

3) Lucy Hannah

4) Into the Ocean

5) Naturally 7 (although only 6 of them were present)

6) Paul Coleman Trio

7) NewWorldSon

enjoy!

1) New Empire

2) Austoville

3) Lucy Hannah

4) Into the Ocean

5) Naturally 7 (although only 6 of them were present)

some crowd shots...
some crowd shots…

6) Paul Coleman Trio

check out the crowd at the Paul Coleman Trios show!
check out the crowd at the Paul Coleman Trio’s show!

7) NewWorldSon

NewWorldSon’s crowd rocking out!
Great finale showing how drummers play the guitar!
Great finale showing how drummers play the guitar!
The End
The End

Got church in 6hrs! See ya!