``A Night in Cuba`` First Nations Children in Care Fundraiser

We would like to introduce ‘A Night in Cuba’ First Nations Children in Care Fundraiser!

Be immersed in Cuban flavours, rhythm, sound and be swept away by the cuban dancers.  Be Entertained and Wowed by the cuban congas and brass section of Chukale and by the smooth get up and dance R&B vocals and dance show of Soulcutz.

A Night in Cuba could be a night for your work Christmas party, End of year or Family get together or just an awesome excuse to let the hair down and relax.  Enjoy a beautiful dinner, dessert, drink package with prizes and raffles at the sensational Novotel, Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast.

Our aim is to raise $100k to provide intense support packages for each child such as OT, Psychology, Specialist Peds, Speechy and other specialist supports. We currently have over 100 First Nations Children in our care (equates to $1000 worth of intense supports each).  Children that come into care are taken off families and straight into care without immediate supports to assess their mental and physical state.  This support will help them and their carer families immensely and set them up to feel safe and secure.  Current Department of Child Safety funding does not provide brokerage or allocation for this.

We would like your support to purchase tickets and spread this to your networks, community, businesses or come on board as Sponsors.

Attached is a Sponsorship Prospectus for your consideration as a Platinum, Gold or Silver Sponsor.  Take advantage of these great packages and help us fast track the supports for our young warriors in care.

For more information on our services check out our website www.refocus.org.au or email refocus@refocus.org.au


Directed by percussionist and lead vocalist Gustavo Cereijo, thirteen-piece Afro-Cuban Salsa ensemble Chukale has been delighting Australian audiences since 2005.

A benchmark for Latin American music in Australia, Chukale has supported 8-time Grammy award-winner Chucho Valdez, Grammy award-winning Los Van Van (Cuba), Afro-Cuban All Stars (Cuba), La 33 (Colombia), Sonora Carruseles (Colombia), Grammy award-winning Los Amigos Invisibles (Venezuela) and more.

Chukale is dedicated to showcasing the cream of international Latin American talent. Legendary Buena Vista Social Club lead singer Felix Baloy and flautist Polo Tamayo recently paid Chukale its greatest compliment to date by recording with the band. Uruguay’s multi-gold record selling vocalist Gonzalo Porta and gifted Cuban pianist Marialy Pacheco have graced Chukale’s recent stage performances.

The band built its reputation working from the ground up with residencies in a variety of Brisbane hot spots including Cloudland, the Alhambra Lounge, Uber and Barsoma, and at Byron Bay’s famous Beach Hotel and Hotel Great Northern. They’ve ignited Australian music festivals and events including the Woodford Folk Festival, Bellingen Global Carnival, Darling Harbour Fiesta, Sydney Salsa Congress, Broadbeach Jazz Festival, Caloundra Festival and closing act for the Brisbane Festival.


After many years and much recognition within the entertainment industry, SoulCutz has fine tuned itself and now comes in many forms. The artists work closely together to perfect their unique sounds ensuring they are always professional and performing at their best. SoulCutz comes from a floorshow and cabaret-style entertainment background and they are definitely one of the happiest crowd pleasers any organization can hire.

SoulCutz can entertain the young and the young at heart with a repertoire spanning 4 decades and has the ability to sound like Barry White, The Bee Gees not to mention the outstanding dance moves that mimic Michael Jackson, James Brown & Elvis Presley to name a few. Combining these talents creates the complete and ultimate entertainment package, which is in high demand for wedding entertainment and corporate events.