Cultural Activities

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Spring 2021

 

END OF SEMESTER TALENT SHOW

Will be held on virtually on Thursday, April 29th @ 3:30pm

(please see email announcement for Zoom link)

 

SPRING 2021 ~ CULTURAL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE

 

COMPLETED ACTIVITIES

ARABIC FLAGSHIP VIRTUAL LANGUAGE CAFE

Cafe #3 will be held on Wednesday, April 7th @ 3:00pm via Zoom
(please see email announcement for Zoom link)

 

 

CULTURAL ACTIVITY - Arabic Music with Fadi Iskandar

Wednesday, March 17th @ 3:30pm via Zoom

 

ARABIC FLAGSHIP VIRTUAL LANGUAGE CAFE

Cafe #2 will be held on Wednesday, February 24th @ 3:00pm via Zoom
(please see email announcement for Zoom link)

 

CULTURAL ACTIVITY - SYRIAN WEDDINGS: TRADITIONS & RITUALS

Wednesday, February 10th @ 3:00pm via Zoom

 

ARABIC FLAGSHIP VIRTUAL LANGUAGE CAFE

Cafe #1 will be held on Wednesday, January 27th @ 2:00pm via Zoom
(please see email announcement for Zoom link)

Fall 2020

ARABIC FLAGSHIP LANGUAGE VIRTUAL CAFE

Cafe #5 will be held on Wednesday, December 2nd via Zoom
(please see email announcement for Zoom link)

This is the final Cafe of the semester - please join us!   

 

 

 

CULTURAL ACTIVITY - CALLIGRAPHY

Wednesday, November 4th @ 3:30pm - 5:30pm (via Zoom)

Come explore a variety of styles of calligraphy used in different parts of the Arab and Islamic world and unlock the secret to this beautiful art. You will practice different types of calligraphy under the guidance of an expert calligrapher. 

CULTURAL ACTIVITY - COOKING TAGINE

Thursday, October 22nd @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm (via Zoom)

 You will learn to make an authentic Moroccan dish called TAGINE (we will be making Vegetable Tagine), and see how this dish differs from other culinary tradtions around the world.  Students, for more information on ingredients and supplies and the Zoom link, please check your Email announcement or please Email arizona-flagship@email.arizona.edu              

 

 

 

Spring 2020

 

 

Talent Show 

Moroccan Culture

Students got to experience Moroccan culture in song, dance, and homemade food.

Arab Market

Students practiced their bargaining skills at a local Middle Eastern market, Caravan. 

Folk Dancing 'Dabkeh'

Students learned some new dance moves from Dr. Ehab Tamimi at the Dabkeh Cultural Activity

Fall 2018

End of Semester Celebration

 

Instructors, students, and staff shared a meal at Sindbad's Restaurant, all while enjoying music played by Fadi Iskandar 

Iraqi Culture 

Students discovered Iraqi clothing, music, and history before enjoying delicious Iraqi food from local restaurant, Abe's Place

Trip to Babylon Market

After hearing about the various products from one of the owners, students explored the store and sampled food from the restaurant menu 

 

 

 

 

Henna with Bridget Benson

Students were taught the different classical designs for henna, practicing sketching them with pen and paper then seeing how an expert, Bridget Benson works her magic 

Summer Intensive Program 2018

 

Students clap along to music while watching their classmates try on various traditional Saudi Arabian clothes at the Saudi Cultural Activity

 

 

 

 

Students, teachers, and staff pose for a silly picture in traditional clothing from various Middle Eastern countries at the mock Fashion Show

 

 

 

 

At the Dabkeh Cultural Activity, students practice their moves to music as they learn Dabkeh, a Levantine folk dance 

 

 

 

 

A student carefully draws a personalized henna design, after learning about traditional henna patterns during the Henna Cultural Activity