Local folk/bluegrass band Moonshine Madness very generously agreed to
put on a concert in aid of Tibet. Entry was by donation of
£5, and the musicians performed for free, all proceeds going to
the GuChuSum project. The venue chosen was Letterfourie House in
Banffshire, and again we're grateful to the owner for the free use of
the chapel and grounds.
The concert raised around £300, which will support various
projects in an around Dharamsala, the main Tibetan refugee centre in
The success of the Letterfourie concert prompted a second concert in
2008, this time at The Loft bistro, Forres. Playing a more
comprehensive set to a near-capacity audience, the show was a great
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It is my belief that whereas the twentieth century has been a century of war and untold suffering, the twenty-first century should be one of peace and dialogue. As the continued advances in information technology make our world a truly global village, I believe there will come a time when war and armed conflict will be considered an outdated and obsolete method of settling differences among nations and communities." H.H. The Dalai Lama