- Nov 27 2022
- All Day
World Multicultural Festival
ECCAO is excited about participating in the World Multicultural Festival for the first time this year. On Sunday, November 27th from 11 AM to 11 PM, we will be presenting the Egyptian culture as part of the World Multicultural Festival in Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. This family friendly event will celebrate the various traditions, fashion and heritage that come together to make the National Capital Region such an amazing place to live.
Guests will be treated to live performances from around the world from around 70 communities including Egypt, Canadian First Nations, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa , Middle East and Asia . Visitors will also have the opportunity to see the heritage & cultural displays, take part in cultural workshops, indulge in tastes for every palette at the Global Food Market, and shop for an array of fashions, artwork and collectibles at the Festival Marketplace.
ECCAO is participating at the festival with 2 performances and 4 tables that represent Egyptian and Arabic culture, supported by an army of volunteers.
- 2:35 PM – Mummification Workshop by Maha Gawdat
- 3:42 PM – Music Performance by Mohammad Yusri and Ala’a Al-Habashna
ECCAO Tables featured by:
- Cooperators (Mohammad Radwan – Egyptian Financial Advisor)
- Laheeb – Arabic Food
- Moomtaz and Whirling Dervish Dolls – Egyptian Products
- ECCAO Cultural Display – Egyptian Artifacts (display only)
Note: Payments are to be made in cash or e-Transfer
- 12:00 PM – Opening Welcome Speeches
- 12:40 PM – Thank you to Sponsors
- 1:00 PM – Multicultural Performances (for > 8 hours)
- 9:20 PM – Award Ceremony
- 10:00 – Vote of thanks
!!! ECCAO’s event is sponsored by REMAX GH-Team: George Tadros and Hoda Baselyos !!!
Map and Directions
We hope to see you all there…
This festival provides an excellent opportunity for volunteering for all age groups, but especially for those in high school who need to fill in their volunteering hours. Volunteers are needed to offer essential help to our community in this event for the set up in the morning, help with the workshop presentation and the ECCAO display table, and also in the tear down in the evening. If you are interested in volunteering with ECCAO at the Festival, please fill in the following form by November 13, 2022. Volunteer slots are broken down into two hours shift periods to provide more flexibility, and they will be filled on a first come first served basis with waiting lists set for each slot. Please select all time shift periods that you like to volunteer at in the form.