Nina Bobo, Somewhere over the rainbow & Indonesia Raya

A box of tissues would have come in handy. Yesterday the second My Roots Foundation-meeting took place at the Ambassy of Indonesia in The Hague. Finally I saw my ‘brothers and sisters’ again. Feels special. In the days before musical multi-talent Sander Metz and I had rehearsed our performance we were requested to give. That is: we sent each other mp4’s. Cause with both a full agenda and a long distance in between our residences, we decided this would work as a rehearsal also. And it did. Somehow we just manage to ‘find each other’…

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Peanuts & croquettes

Today I went to a meeting of My Roots Foundation in Utrecht. For the first time I met Ana, Christine and Corianne (who recently started to work for My Roots) in the flesh. What an experience to be among dozens of other adoptees from Indonesia! First there was Sander. A fellow adoptee but also fellow musician. Christine had asked us to perform a song together. And although we hadn’t met until today, let alone rehearsed together, on stage it felt as though we often performed together. I met Marianna. The incredible coincidence is, that she now…

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