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5th Annual Arab Fest

PRESENTED BY THE TENNESSEE INITIATIVE FOR MIDDLE EAST STUDIES AND THE ARAB AMERICAN CLUB OF KNOXVILLE

Friday, October 26, 12-9 PM
Saturday, October 27, 12-6 PM
Pedestrian Walkway
University of Tennessee

Click here to view a poster for the event. For more information or to contribute to this event, please contact Erin Darby at edarby1@utk.edu or at 865-974-2466

October 26

Pedestrian Walkway by Hodges Library
Noon-9 PM
Vendors selling food and crafts, children's activities, dance demonstrations
Noon-1 PM
Welcome and introduction to vendors
1:30 PM
Debke demonstration
2 PM
Music and debke
3 PM
Cooking with Helen and Randa
4 PM
Falafel Eating Contest
5 PM
Childrens Debke Performance
5:40 PM
Teen and Young Adult Debke Performance
6 PM
Traditional Fashion Show
7 PM
UT Middle East Music Ensemble
8:15 PM
Open dance

October 27

Pedestrian Walkway by Hodges Library
Noon-6 PM.
Vendors selling food and crafts, children's activities, dance demonstrations
Noon-1 PM
Welcome and introduction to vendors
1 PM
UT Middle East Music Ensemble
2:15 PM
Teen and Young Adult Debke Performance
2:30 PM
Traditional Fashion Show
3 PM
Baklawalk
3:30 PM
Cooking with the Boyzzz
4 PM
Meraki Greek Dancers from St. George Knoxville
4:30 PM
Childrens Debke Performance
5 PM
Albi Belly Dance
5:30 PM
Open dance


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Supported by the College of Arts and Sciences, Haslam College of Business, Office of Equity & Diversity, Council for Diversity and Interculturalism, Marco Institute, School of Music, Department of History, Department of Classics, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, Department of Political Science, Middle East Studies Program, and the Ready for the World Program


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