Silver Jubilee Dinner / Phoenicia Intercontinental
Beirut, 6 November 2008
On November 6, 2008 the society celebrated
its silver jubilee at the Phoenicia Intercontinental
Hotel (Beirut-Lebanon) in the presence of H-H Sheikha
Jawaher al Qassimi’s representative Dr. Amina
The Society honored Ms. Sahar Muakasa and Mr. Ricardo
Karam for their role in enabling the Society to open
its international parade and their faithful persistence
in helping the Society to fulfill its objectives.
Dinner / Biel Beirut, 19 May 2007
In the same context of Fund-raising events the Society
organized its annual Dinner on 19 May 2007. Chritina
Sawaya, former Miss Lebanon was Master of the Ceremony.
She introduced the Society latest activities &
Tony Baroud presented parts of his stand up theatre
play ( Kilmtein Alwakf)
Tha Musician Elias Rahbani amused the guest by his
The event was closed with the elegant singer Graziella.
Traditional Marriages in Oriental and Occidental Societies,
21 February 2004
The subject of the dinner is “Customs and Traditions
of Marriages in Oriental and Occidental Societies”.
At the dinner the Ambassador/speaker speaks about
the special customs and traditions of his/her country
and a corresponding ceremony of a wedding is presented
to introduce this social aspect.
|| H.E Boris Bolotine/Russia
|| H.E Franco Mistretta/
|| H.E Hassan Dirar
|| H.E Naziha Zarrouk/Tunesia
|| H.E Abdallah Sayrawani/Indonesia
Geographic Location: Area between Europe, Asia
and North Pacific Ocean
Area: 17 million square km
Population: 150 million
Weather Characteristics: continental climate
(-50 degrees/+25 degrees)
Geographic Location: Meridian Part of Europe
Area: 301,323 square km
Geographic Location: North- eastern Africa
Area: 1 million square km
Population: 70 million
Capital: Tunisia City
Geographic Location: North Africa
Area: 162,155 square km
Population: 10 million
Weather: moderate (North) to dry (South)
Geographic Location: 17,508 islands between
Southeast Asia and Australia
Area: 2 million square km
Population: 228 million
Weather: Humid equatorial zone
d’un Costume, 26 April 2002
dinner organized at Sheraton Coral Beach. Its theme
was showing clothes considered to have brought good
luck to its owners. There were 30 dresses shown by
daughters or volunteers with an original photo of
the owner and the occasion projected on a giant screen.
Speakers telling about costumes and good luck were:
Sabah the famous singer
Elias Rahbani the famous music composer
Georgina Rizk Miss Universe 1972
Gizelle Khoury TV speakreen
Debra Abi Rached an American-Lebanese lady
Fashion Show, 6 June 2001
dinner organized at the “St George-Yakht Club”. Its
theme was to dress girls in natural flowers and let
them parade around the pool. A jungle with fierce
animal statues was built to comply with the atmosphere.
The designer “Fouad Sarkis” showed a collection in
the same context with a mermaid beginning the show
by swimming out of the pool.
18 March 1999
dinner organized at the “Royal Plaza Hotel-Beirut”.
Its theme was meant to show the Abayas the society
produced in the context of income generating. There
was supposed to be a wedding where groups came to
congratulate from Arab countries. They put the traditional
Abayas and danced while a folkloric group was performing
a traditional wedding show.
A modern group participated by showing the models
of the designer Jamil Khansa”.
Annual Dinner, 1 June 1996
The first Dinner the Society organized 1996 at the
Sheraton-Coral Beach Hotel was an announcement
about our activities & plans with entertainment
& warm atmosphere. A Lebanese Folkloric Dance
Group entertained the guests & opened the party
by a cheerful greeting. The talented Fashion Designer
Fouad Sarkis astonished the guests with his creative