As we continue to explore different ways of promoting Egyptian culture, art and music and building on our successful partnership with Jokermail Production in securing special discounts for the bands that they invite to perform in Canada. Jokermail has recently announced their next project, Cairokee band who will be performing in Toronto and Montreal. The most influential and progressive band of the new Egyptian generation. Click here to read more about the band and their music and check their Facebook page here
In partnership with Jokermail Productions, ECCAO is pleased to provide their members with discounted tickets for the event (find the seating chart below):
Regular Standing= $45.00
Balcony Back= $35.00
For our non-members, ECCAO will be providing tickets at the following prices:
Regular Standing= $51.00
Balcony Back= $41.00
Since the event is in Montreal, ECCAO is looking into transportation options for the community. Alongside the Carleton University Egyptian Student’s Association (ESA), ECCAO is offering round-trip transportation by school bus at $20.00/person. If you are interested in alternate forms of transportation (i.e. Carpooling), please see the form below.
To purchase your tickets and/or to cover your transportation, ECCAO will be accepting E-transfer/INTERAC to firstname.lastname@example.org using Cairokee as your password. Please fill the following form below no later than Thursday March 14, 2019 to confirm your tickets. If you will be using one of the transportation services ECCAO is advertising, we ask that you fill in the form no later than Sunday March 10, 2019 so we can confirm our numbers. ECCAO cannot guarantee transportation if the form is not complete by Sunday March 10, 2019. Tickets and transportation will be on a first come, first served basis following payment confirmation. If you need more information, contact Amany Alhadka 613-408-4091 email@example.com or Khaled Badawi 613-710-3360 firstname.lastname@example.org and include our phone numbers.
Carleton University ESA’s 8th Annual Ana Wenta W Masr Gala
The event will be held on Saturday March 2, 2019 from 6:30 to 11:00 PM at Lago Bar Grill (1001 Queen Elizabeth Dr, Ottawa, ON K1S 5K7) at the beautiful Dow’s Lake Pavilion. This is the very first time that the ESA will be hosting the event off-campus!
From belly dancing and exquisite food, to comedy plays and fashion shows, we hope that the ECCAO community will come out and support our youth! This year, the event theme will be “Alf Leila w Leila” (1001 Nights), and it will be a small replication of a night by the Nile. The vibes, the music, and most importantly, YOU! We hope that you’ll join the ESA and ECCAO to reminisce the amazing feeling of being an Egyptian abroad.
ECCAO will be selling tickets to the event at the special early bird discounted rate of $45.00. We ask that you please E-transfer/INTERAC to email@example.com using AWWM as your password, no later than Wednesday February 27 so we can confirm our numbers with the ESA. Please e-mail either Tasneem Abbass (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Khaled Badawi (email@example.com) with the names of your attendees.
We hope that you will take this amazing opportunity to come out and support our local Egyptian youth!
You are invited to the ECCAO Annual General Meeting taking place on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Nepean Sportsplex – Hall F.
This is the time to become a member or renew your ECCAO membership. Accepted membership payment methods on site are cheque or cash. Contact us if you prefer to make your payment before the AGM trough e-Transfer (INTERAC).
Come to review the ECCAO Activities Report and elect the board of directors for 2019. Below you will find the updated Agenda for the night:
Consideration and adoption of minutes of the last annual general meeting
Reports of President and Directors
Consideration and adoption of documents tabled, budget, financial statement, and auditor’s report
Nomination and Ratification of the Advisory Committee
Election of the Directors and the President
Election Committee Report
Selection of Election Committee Chairman (following year)
Selection of Financial Auditor (following year)
ECCAO will provide Coffee and Tea.
Please bring finger food, healthy snacks or sweets. Some of you have offered to bring traditional Egyptian food and we are certainly looking forward to that!
ECCAO would like to invite you and your family to its annual Christmas Dinner on Sunday, January 13, 2019, 4:30 PM at the Tucker’s Marketplace Restaurant dinner buffet.
Confirm your attendance with the number of attendees by filling in the form below. Deadline for confirmation is Wednesday, January 9, 2019. You may also contact Wael Tamraz at firstname.lastname@example.org / +1-613-413-1918
Our last Qahwa for 2018 is just around the corner! go no further on Saturday, December 8th! Come have fun with other members, family and friends.
We are honored to announce that during this Qahwa, Dr. Abdel Latif will showcase some of his best shots taken around the Ottawa region. During his presentation, he will provide tips on how to take best shots!!
Nepean Sportsplex – Hall F – address can be found here
(to offset the hall rental)
ECCAO members: $3.00 for single and $5.00 for family
Non member: $5.00 for single and $10.00 for family
Craving for Egyptian fteer?? we’re excited to have Amr Elgendy catering “feteer meshaltet, honey and mesh”!! Serving per person costs $5 and it includes 1/4 feteer and your choice of either cheese or honey.
Our tradition of requesting members to provide finger food continues, in case you are not interested in the feteer. As usual, ECCAO will serve tea and coffee.
Don’t miss this last Qahwa of the year as we promise you fun, Egyptian traditional feteer and a tour around Ottawa through the lens of Dr. Abdel Latif!
Date and Time:
Sat, Nov 10, 2018
Doors: 7:00 pm
Show : 7:30 pm
Bronson Centre – 211 Bronson Ave, Ottawa, ON K1$ 6H5
Map (click here)
ECCAO discounted prices
– $34.50 for adults
– $30.50 for students and ECCAO members
1- Call 613-710-3360 (Khaled Badawi), or leave us a message on ECCAO phone number 613-699-6467;
2- Send your e-transfer with the total cost of the tickets you would like to purchase to email@example.com, please indicate member/non-member, and adult/student in your message;
3- Use HOH as your password.
Note: Ticket online regular price with service fees and facility fees is $42.16 for adult and $37.80 for student(students will need to show their school ID).
Want to hype a Saturday night with some Egyptian music?
From Egypt, H.O.H Band to Ottawa on Saturday, November 10th hosted by Jokermail Productions. H.O.H – Hany Adel, the leader of the group (Wust el Balad) and the actor of great renown, Ousso Lotfy one of Egypt’s greatest guitarists and co-founder of the group (Nagham Masry) and Hany El Dakkak, the singer of the leading alternative group (Massar Egbari). They all perform each other’s songs with new musical arrangements. They also perform Egyptian folklore.
After our successful partnership with Jokermail Productions in their first concert in Ottawa, hosting Massar Egbari, ECCAO is excited to continue the partnership with Jokermail Production in supporting H.O.H concert where discounted tickets will be available for our members and friends. The performance will be at Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Ave. Seating is general admission and there will be a dance floor too.
ECCAO would like to invite you to a Farewell Dinner for outgoing Ambassador of Egypt to Canada, H. E. Motaz Zahran and Mrs. Zahran.
H. E. Motaz Zahran has served as the Ambassador of Egypt to Canada for nearly four years. Throughout these years he has not only supported the activities of the Egyptian Community in Canada, but also he has significantly contributed to the quality of the Egypt-Canada relations. Please come join us in bidding farewell to someone who has been so devoted to his mission in this country before he departs.
ECCAO is inviting you to a fun summer picnic at one of the most popular destinations in Ottawa, Money’s Bay Beach. Bring your swimming suit, favorite board game and your fun spirit to enjoy the lovely summer on Saturday, July 21st at 3:00 pm.
While we are at Money’s Bay, there is a great fun activity that you may like do, that is targeted for both adults and kids, which is the Pirate Adventure. Check their website here for more information and ticket prices. We have created a form for you to fill out, at the bottom of this page, if you are interested, and ECCAO will manage the logistics to ensure we get the group tickets if more that 10 people are interested. In order to ensure we secure the group rates and the tickets, please make sure to submit your completed form no later than Sunday, July 15th.
Hot and cold Beverages will be available for sale during our picnic.
Bring your family, friends and your picnic chairs and come enjoy the Eid and also to wish every Father a Happy Father’s Day! You may also bring your favorite game, ball or any other beach amusement to enjoy!
It will be a great day under the sun, and there will be Kahk and other Eid delights plus water and drinks available for sale.
We will gather in front of the beach canteen. However, if you couldn’t find us, please call either Khaled Badawi @ 613 710 3360, or Wael Tamraz @ 613 413 1918.
Looking forward seeing everyone and enjoying our festive time!
If you have any question or comment, please email us
Have you made your plans for this year Mothers’ Day celebration? ECCAO has made the plan and is excited to invite you and your family and friends to celebrate Mothers’ Day together on Sunday May 13th at KS ON THE KEYS Restaurant at 1029 Daze St. Ottawa from 2:30pm to 5:00pm. plus enjoying Poetry of the famous Egyptian Poet Zein El Abedeen Fouad who will be with us during that time.
We have booked a private room to celebrate and have fun together listening to our renowned Egyptian Poet, Zein El Abedeen. If you want to know more about our renowned Poet, visit his Facebook page or read his interview with Almayadeen
Costs and logistics:
We will have the Mothers’ Day special buffet for $25 plus tax and gratuity, makes the total $32.5 per person (over 12 years old), children 5 to 12 are half price. For convenience, we have made arrangements with the restaurant that payment will be made upon arrival since everyone is paying the flat price based on the number of adults and number of children.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your R.S.V.P with the total expected guests (number of adults and number of children) no later than Wednesday 9th of May.
Looking forward seeing everyone on that very special day!