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  • Date: April 14, 2005
    Media Contact: Elizabeth Homan, 301-251-7970; Steve Simon, 301-251-7952

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    Montgomery College to Hold Arab American Culture Celebration
    Event to Feature Food, Dance, Exhibits, Music, Arts and Crafts on April 26

    The Arab American Association at Montgomery College-Rockville will host “A Taste of Arabian Culture,” a celebration in honor of Arab American Heritage Month, on Tuesday, April 26, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Free and open to the public, this event will be held in the Theatre Arts Arena, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Md.

    The celebration will highlight the heritage and diverse cultural traditions of world’s 22 Arab countries.   It will feature musical performances by a professional folk band, folk dancing demonstrations, and displays of arts, crafts, and clothing.  In addition, several Arab embassies have provided literature and educational materials about their countries.  Visitors will be able to taste Middle Eastern food, participate in henna painting, and listen to speakers talk about their personal experiences.

    For more information, contact Enas Elhanafi at 301-738-1759.

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