Author Archive

Ubud Readers & Writers Festival: Seeking Refuge (13 Oct 2013)

Friday, September 20th, 2013
Seeking Refuge Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in association with the University of South Australia Date: 13 October 2013 Time: 12.00pm Length: 1 hour & 15 minutes http://www.ubudwritersfestival.com/program/seeking-refuge/

OzAsia Festival: OzAsia on Page (21 Sept 2013)

Friday, September 20th, 2013
Women, Identity and Universal Themes Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in association with the University of South Australia Date: 21 September 2013 Time: 12.00pm Length: 1 hour http://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/Women-Identity-and-Universal-Themes

OzAsia Festival: OzAsia on Page (22 Sept 2013)

Friday, September 20th, 2013
In conversation with Carina Hoang, author of Boat People Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in association with the University of South Australia Date: 22 September 2013 Time: 1.30pm Length: 1 hour http://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/In-conversation-with-Carina-Hoang-author-of-Boat-People

Refugee Week

Monday, June 25th, 2012
Refugee Week Ambassadors Refugee Week Ambassadors are individuals who are either from a refugee background or who have an interest in and understanding of refugee and migrant issues in Australia. Their role is to promote Refugee Week, its aims and objectives. Carina Hoang Carina Hoang demonstrated amazing courage by escaping war-torn Vietnam on a wooden boat with her two younger siblings and 370 other people when she was just 16. After 10 months in a RefugeRead More....

Carina Hoang appointed as Special Representative

Monday, June 25th, 2012
20 June 2012 As part of World Refugee Day today, Australia for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency's charity in Australia, announced the appointment of former Vietnamese refugee and author Carina Hoang as a Special Representative. Carina was the keynote speaker at Australia for UNCHR's World Refugee Day breakfast in Sydney today, where she shared her moving story with over 300 people. "When I was 16 years old, I escaped Vietnam on a wooden boat with my two siblings and 370 other people.Read More....

Media excerpts

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Interview on Little Saigon TV [Video] Interview on Truyen hinh Vietnam TV [Video] [caption id="attachment_493" align="aligncenter" width="162" caption="Sea of Resilience - The Weekend West (part 1)"]Read More....

Nguoi News article

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Tượng đài thuyền nhân dựng lên tại Kuku
Carina Oanh Hoàng là tên người phụ nữ không còn xa lạ với những thuyền nhân Việt Nam, nhất là những người có thân nhân còn nằm lại nơi những trại tị nạn ở Indonesia trong hành trình vượt biển từ mấy mươi năm về trước. [...excerpt] Read More....

Nguoi Viet Daily News article

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Former refugees retrace their path to freedom
By NGOC-LAN NGUYEN and THAI DINH / Nguoi Viet Daily News - Special to the Register PULAU GALANG, Indonesia On the sands of a dried-out lagoon on the remote island of Pulau Galang sits the remains of a tiny Vietnamese fishing boat. On the side of the boat, the registration number can still be seen: TV 4050 TS. Local residents still remember the day the boat washed up on their shore. It was in 1985 when fishermen found the boat floRead More....

ABC National Radio Interview

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
ABC National Radio Interview
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VOA news article

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Nữ thuyền nhân người Việt giúp hàn gắn vết thương chiến tranh
Hồi giữa tháng Tư vừa qua, bà Carina Hoàng, tức Hoàng Thị Oanh Oanh, đã cùng 16 người Úc, Ý, Nhật, và Thuyền Nhân Việt Nam vừa trở lại những hòn đảo thuộc khu vực Anambas của Indonesia, nơi đã từng cưu mang trên 40,000 thuyền nhân Việt Nam để tìm thăm mộ của một số thuyền nhân đã qua đời ở nơi đây. Nhưng đó không phRead More....