National Arab American Heritage Month--DC Commemoration 2019
Date(s) - 04/30/2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
- Arab American
- Arab Culture
- Arab Dancing
- Arab Music
- Community Service
- Guest Speaker
Dr. Amal David
Special Early Bird Discount Code!
$25 off the General Admission deadline, Monday, April 8, 12 midnight:
On Tuesday, April 30th, you are invited to join Arab America as we commemorate National Arab American Heritage Month in the nation’s capital, Washington DC.
The event will feature an exposé of Arab culture, presenting authentic Arab cuisine (including a falafel bar), live Arab music, dabke dance, visual arts, traditional fashions, Bethlehem wine, and Birzeit beer from Palestine.
Through the efforts of Arab America’s national committee, school districts, public servants, municipalities, and state legislatures are issuing proclamations/resolutions, recognizing April as National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM). Additionally, special events celebrating our community’s rich heritage and numerous contributions will take place across the nation during the month of April.
Confirmed Congressional Representatives Attending:
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA)
Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA)
Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM)
6:00 pm Check-in and Networking
7:00 pm Congratulatory Remarks
7:30 pm Cultural Celebration
Video from last years event: