Memories of the V&A

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The Inle Trust – Joseph Calleja Opera: Press release, March 2017

One of ‘today’s finest lyric tenors,’ Joseph Calleja will be performing for one night only at the V&A Museum along with ‘the people’s soprano,’ Rebecca Newman. The programme will include a mix of mix of opera classics and legendary tunes, amongst them Signore Ascolta, La Vie en Rose and O Sole Mio. This live concert event will take place on Tuesday 13th June 2017. The event will be focused on raising funds for the Inle Trust Charity www.inletrust.org.uk to allow the continuation of the monastery orphanage & school work currently going on in Lake Inle, Burma.

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Latest News from the Monastery – June 2016

Phongyi, the monk in charge, gave a very passionate speech to the children & village elders at the inauguration of the Healthcare Assistant training centre at the monastery.
“It was only some 5 years ago that feeding the 500 or so children was a day to day struggle. Every day I sat in meditation and prayed that someone of like mind would come from the outside into this remoteness and lend a helping hand.
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An evening of Opera with Joseph Calleja

An evening of Opera with Joseph Calleja

One of ‘today’s finest lyric tenors,’ Joseph Calleja will be performing for one night only at the V&A Museum along with ‘the people’s soprano,’ Rebecca Newman. The programme will include a mix of mix of opera classics and legendary tunes, amongst them Signore Ascolta, La Vie en Rose and O Sole Mio. This live concert event will take place on Tuesday 13th June 2017. The event will be focused on raising funds for the Inle Trust Charity www.inletrust.org.uk to allow the continuation of the monastery orphanage & school work currently going on in Lake Inle, Burma.

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Two new projects for the school

We are currently working on two other initiatives for the school. The first is to introduce computers and to train the children in skills that will help them have more opportunities in the future. As you can see from the photos, we have already made a good start. The second initiative is to populate the school library with reference books for the children to use.   The children have a real thirst for knowledge and really appreciate books to help them learn. Both initiatives require  much more support if they are to achieve their full potential.  Are you able to... read more

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