Past Events, Media & Curriculum Vitae

2018 Greenpeace Australia

· Filming collaboration with Greenpeace Australia in a campaign

that raises awareness for multiple issues surrounding climate change


2018 TEDxBlighStreet

1 Blight Street SYDNEY

· 10 minute talk "Follow Your Passion" Has a New Definition


2018 Australian Poetry Slam National Finals

Sydney Opera House 

· Feature Poet and Guest Speaker


2018 School Visits:

Mt Waverly Primary School, Melbourne

Camberwell Girls Grammar School, Melbourne

St Patrick's College, Sydney

Roseville Girls College, Sydney

St Pius X College, Sydney

St Mel's Catholic Primary School, Sydney


The Project (news TV program), Channel 10 Studio, Melbourne AUSTRALIA, 2018

· Live interview with the panel about Solli’s interest in the environment, his debut book and a live slam poetry performance


RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly on ABC Radio National, Melbourne, 2018

· Live interview about life as a published authour and a poet


2018 TEDx Sydney - HUMANKiND, International Convention Centre, Sydney AUSTRALIA 

· Solo Live Slam Poetry Performance

Audience: 5000+ people


2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Queensland AUSTRALIA

· Solo Live Slam Poetry Performance 

Audience: 35,000 people, and televised to 1.5 billion people around the world
 

2018 oOh!Media Conference, International Convention Centre, Sydney AUSTRALIA 

· Solo Live Slam Poetry Performance

Audience: 70+ people
 

Q&A BtN (news TV program), ABC Studio, Sydney AUSTRALIA, 2018

· Panelist & Youth Representative of Social and Environmental Issues
 

The Adelaide Fringe Festival, South AUSTRALIA, 2018

· Solo Live Slam Poetry Performances x 3

· Duo slam poetry and song with Multi-instrumentalist Adam Page

· Speaker: Youth Poetry Workshop
 

The Project (news TV program), Channel 10 Studio, Sydney AUSTRALIA, 2018

· Live interview with the panel about Solli’s interest in Slam Poetry
 

BtN - Behind the News; ABCMe, (TV show) AUSTRALIA, 2018 

· Pre-recorded segment about slam poetry and the journey of Solli's life as a performing poet


News to Me; ABCMe; (TV show) AUSTRALIA, 2017 

· Pre-recorded segment about the journey of Solli's life as an award-winning slam poet


Have You Been Paying Attention; Chanel 10, (TV Show) AUSTRALIA, 2018 

· Pre-recorded answer & questionnaire segment about slam poetry and the journey of Solli's life as a performing poet


Crinkling News ‘MediaMe’ Live Conference, Sydney AUSTRALIA, 2017

· Media Literacy Leader

· Debate Team Member; topic: Fake News/Is the news for Kids?

· Member of the Live Facebook Debate with Saffron Howden (Crinkling News), Amanda Meade (Guardian Australia), Caleb Bond (The Daily Telegraph), Damien Cave (The New York Times), the Megan Mitchell (National Children’s Commissioner of Australia) and Senator Sam Dastyari


 LATELINE; ABC, October (TV show) AUSTRALIA, 2017 

· Solli Raphael awarded 1st place, making him the youngest winner ever, before and after competition footage


The National Australian Slam Poetry Finals, Sydney Opera House, AUSTRALIA, 2017

· All-adult poetry competition: Solli Raphael awarded 1st place, making him the youngest winner ever

 

The State Library of New South Wales, Sydney AUSTRALIA, 2017

· All-adult poetry competition: Solli Raphael awarded 2st place, placing him in the National Finals

 

The Harry Bailey Memorial Library, Coffs Harbour AUSTRALIA, 2017

· All-adult regional poetry competition: Solli Raphael awarded 1st place, placing him into the State Finals

  


Online & Print ARTICLES

· The Herald Sun, (print) Sydney, September 2018

· The Advocate, (online/print) Coffs Harbour, September 2018

· The Herald Sun, (print) Sydney, October 2017

· The London Times, (online/print) October 2017

· The Advocate – (print and online) Coffs Harbour, October 2017

· Crinkling News (3x articles and online) Australia wide, November 2017

· Promote This (online) December 2017

· The Sunday Mail (print) Adelaide, February 2018

· SceneStr. (pop-culture magazine print and online) Brisbane and Adelaide, February 2018

· The Sunshine Coast Daily (online/print) Queensland/Australia, April 2018


(Academic Achievements)


Narranga Public School (2014 – 2016)

Year 6 – 2016 

• School Captain; duties include: related school captain roles, running assemblies and school events, Anzac Day March Leader for Narranga P.S.

• Captain, Debating Team

• Gymnastics Team Member

• Choir Member

• Lead roles (x2) ,  School Musical

• Sport Representative (tennis and cross country)

• Student Representative Council (SRC)

• Member, School Dance Team

• Finalist, Public Speaking

• Winner, Annual Talent Quest (Circus And Parkour Performance)

• Member Of The School Band (Saxophone) 

• Member, School Robotics Team

• Winner, Math Master

• CAPA Award (Creative and Performing Arts)

• Lead Performer - year 6 dance

• Academic Achievement - top student in class

Year 5 – 2015 

• Choir Member

• Member, School Dance Team 

• Finalist, Math Master 

• Member, School Debating Team

• Sport Representative (tennis and cross country)