The Scattered People project started as a photo documentary that was developed over six months and tells the story of three families and their plight as refugee claimants. From this project developed the Scattered People Choir, and from that followed the production of this CD.
One of the songs "Labarik Sira Hotu" has become well known in East Timor as the song used by the United Nations in their advertisements to encourage people to vote in the August 2001 elections. Afonso Corte Real, a Timorese Australian, was nominated for a Sunnie Award for this song.
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