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5th Annual Halal Fest Fremont, CA July 8 – 9
July 8 @ 8:00 am - July 9 @ 5:00 pm
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5th Annual Halal Fest Fremont, CA July 8
5th Annual Halal Food & Eid Festival (aka “Halal Fest”) is scheduled for Saturday July 8th and Sunday July 9th (2 Days), 2017 at 40451 Albrae Street (Behind “World Furniture”) in Fremont, CA.
Comedy Show: On Saturday Night (July 8th), there will be a Special Comedy Show at Halal Fest featuring American Muslim Comedians Ramy Youssef (Mr. Robot TV Show and Muslim Funny Fest) and other entertainment and comics.
Special Appearances: Halal Fest 2017 will feature special appearances by former NFL player Hamza Abdullah, Professional Skateboarder Jordan Richter, a Cooking Demo & Healthy Eating Presentation by local celebrity Chef Lisa Ahmad of Mirchi Cafe and much more the whole weekend!
WHAT: The 5th Annual Halal Food & Eid Festival (aka “Halal Fest”) is scheduled for Saturday July 8th and Sunday July 9th (2 Days), 2017 at 40451 Albrae Street (Behind “World Furniture”) in Fremont, CA. Purchase Tickets Online at Tix.HalalFest.com
Saturday Night Entertainment: The evening of Saturday July 8th, 2017 will feature one of the best line-ups for American Muslim Comedians on the West Coast, featuring Actor, Director & Comedian Ahmed Ahmed (the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour & Comedy Central), Actor & Comedian Ramy Youssef (Mr. Robot & Muslim Funny Fest) and Preacher Moss (Allah Made Me Funny Comedy Tour)!
Special Appearances: Halal Fest 2017 will feature special appearances by former NFL player Hamza Abdullah, Professional Skateboarder Jordan Richter, both of whom will conduct activities for the kids including a 35 foot obstacle course and a Dunk Tank! There will also be a Cooking Demo & Healthy Eating Presentation by local celebrity Chef Lisa Ahmad of Mirchi Cafe!
Halal Fest Jazz: An ensemble of American, African and Moroccan musicians will perform their unique and amazing music for the crowd on both Saturday and Sunday, featuring Dawan Muhammad (Reeds), Terrell Otis (Drums), Neiman Chen (Bass), Yassir Chadly (Oud/Vocals), Spencer Allen (Keyboard), Kalamu Chahce’ (Poetess) and Muhammad Aleem Ali (Percussion)!
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Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).
Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.
Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.
His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.
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