The World Refugee Day Community Festival began with a citizenship ceremony. Many people from diverse refugee backgrounds took an oath and received their Australian citizenship certificates. Some of them became new citizens with their families.
We met one of the families afterwards. Mother Aye Aye Mon, her teenage daughters Kyar Pan Ni and Zon Pan Phyu, and her little son Nay Htet Hla, came to the ceremony in their colourful national dress. They talked to us about coming to Australia from their homeland of Burma.
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