Arab American Festival, Phoenix Arizona, April 29-30, 2017

Arab American Festival, Phoenix Arizona, April 29-30, 2017
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300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Arab American Festival, Phoenix Arizona, April 29-30, 2017

Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix AZ

300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Arab American Festival, Phoenix Arizona, April 29-30, 2017

Location: Steele Indian School Park, 300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Our mission is to document, preserve, celebrate, and educate the public on the history, life, art, culture and contributions of Arab Americans.

The Arab American Festival™ is a Non-political, Non-religious, Non-profit Organization established to build community pride nationwide and showcases our diversity of music, arts, and cultures.  Multi-generational and multi-cultural families gather to enjoy free music, arts and crafts, entertainment, children’s activities, and services from local businesses, foods, and vendors.

The Arab American Festival™ is an exploration of the rich culture and history of the world’s oldest civilization. Our festival is targeted to all Americans to create an awareness of the diverse ethnic groups while having fun.

Arab American Festival™ is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is classified as a public charity under the U.S.  Internal Revenue Code. 

2017 Phoenix, Arizona Arab American Festival Banner

Arab American Festival is the largest Arab event nationwide with more than 200,000 attendees in the past 8 years. Local, National, and international entertainers from all over the Arab World perform.

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Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

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.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
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