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Folkmoot Event – Middle Eastern Friendship Dinner

November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Western Carolina University is wrapping up its International Education Week at Folkmoot Friendship Center with a Middle Eastern Friendship Dinner and a short film, Bon Voyage, followed by a panel discussion with US residents from Syria and Yemen.  This cultural event will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. with a traditional Middle Eastern meal, catered by The Döner of Asheville and will feature falafel wraps, red lentil soup and pita bread, tabbouleh and baklava. At 7:00 p.m., guests will move to the Multipurpose Room for a film screening of Bon Voyage and a discussion of the journey of refugees with Fadia Afashe, a renowned visual artist from Syria, former Humphrey Fellow and lifelong activist; her husband Jay Abdo, a Syrian actor who has recently starred in Queen of the Desert with Nicole Kidman and A Hologram for the King with Tom Hanks; and Abeer Aman, a North Carolina resident from Yemen.

Tickets for this event are $15 for adult $10 for students and can be purchased at Folkmoot.org or by calling 828-452-2997. Limited seating is available so guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Parking is free and available in the back of the Folkmoot Friendship Center.

Details

Date:
November 17, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.showclix.com/event/middle-eastern-friendship-dinner5389480

Organizer

Folkmoot
Phone:
828-452-2997
Email:
info@folkmoot.org
Website:
Folkmoot.org

Venue

Folkmoot Friendship Center
112 Virginia Avenue
Waynesville, NC 28786 United States
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Phone:
8284522997
Website:
Folkmoot.org