Since 1999, ACCO has been a volunteer organization that promotes educational/ cultural activities and programs that are beneficial to enriching our Canadian multiculturalism by showcasing Lebanon and the Arab World.
Live, Love Lebanon … Tour Lebanon in two days and enjoy the extraordinary entertainment, exhilarating performances, informative displays, exhibits and cultural food. Come and explore this family fun event at Lebanon pavilion.
“Maysaloun Dance Group”; with 45 performers, presents a multi-dances show inspired by many famous Lebanese artists, song writers, poets and composers such as Fairuz, Sabah, Wadih El-Safi, Gibran K. Gibran, Talal Haidar, Rahbani Brothers, and Zaki Nassif. The show will take you on a journey touring all Lebanese districts. The show is a highlight of Lebanon’s culture, heritage and history. It includes various performances such as cultural folk dancing (dabkeh), figure and belly dancing in vibrant colourful handmade costumes accompanied with singing and amazing music.
Saturday May 28 – Maysaloun Dance Group – 12:30 pm, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30, 10:30 pm
Sunday May 29 – Maysaloun Dance Group – 1:50 pm, 3:50, 5:50 pm
Documentary: Highlighting Lebanon history, culture and tourism and a bio about some Lebanese Legends, will run between the shows.
Exhibits: Enjoy many colourful and informative displays of cultural posters, paintings, artizana, fashions, arts, crafts and hand-made jewelry.
Arabic Calligraphy: Visitors will get to learn about the history of the Lebanese Alphabet and get their names written in Arabic for FREE at the “Arabic Calligraphy” booth.
Kids’ Fun Zone: will include face painting, henna tattoos and lots of fun all day round.
Lebanon is well known for its rich, healthy, and delicious cuisine, which is among the most varied and savory in the world. We invite you to taste some of our essential dishes; tabbouli, hummus, moutabal, vine leaves rolls, falafel, pastries, shawarma, shish tawouk, kafta and kibbeh. Also, enjoy our Lebanese sweets such as baklawa and kaak.
Paramount Fine Foods Centre – Rink 2
5500 Rose Cherry Place (north of Matheson Blvd East, one block east of Kennedy Rd)
Free Shuttle Bus stops at this Pavilion.