The National,Wednesday 17th April, 2013
FORMER pop idol Leo Sayer will arrive today on an invitation from the PNG Orchid Society and Operation Open Heart (OOH).
Sayer is famous for hit songs such as ‘You make me feel like dancing’ and ‘More than I can say’.
He follows a list of world renowned artists brought to the country by the society to help raise funds for the cause over the past 10 years.
Society patron and Minister for Sports, Pacific Games and National Events, Justin Tkatchenko, said that this was a continuation of the society’s efforts to raise funds to get the proper equipment and medical know-how to combat heart related diseases.
“Through this we have been able to save lives and Leo Sayer’s show this time will again enable us to raise more funds to continue.”
Sayer arrives at 1.45pm where he will be met by society representatives and organisers, and perform at Motukea Island for the Curtain Brothers’ fund-raising function for the OOH tomorrow then on Friday for the Orchid Society of PNG at the state function room in parliament.
Other artists who were brought in by the society include Deni and Marcia Hines, Kate Ceberano, John Williams and Jessica Mauboy.