This Sunday 1/11, ALCASA members are offering Arabic cultural demonstration from 11:00 am to 12:00 during the 2015 Multicultural Festival (Activity Area 2). ALCASA members will help Festival goers to write their names in Arabic. Children will have the opportunity to make a derbake (tabla) and to participate in a quiz about Arabic food ingredients. A henna artist will also be available during this time slot.

From 12:30 to 1:00 pm, ALCASA is running children’s traditional games in the open Activity Area. This will be followed by a belly dancing workshop with the Belly Dance Academy of Nayima Hassan.

Come and join us on Sunday and make sure to dress up in colorful Arabic traditional dress. For more info about the 2015 Multicultural Festival visit

Fayrouz Ajaka