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Under the Olive Tree – Palestinian Culture Night

April 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Join Students for Justice in Palestine at UIC as we celebrate traditional Palestinian culture! Although Palestinians have faced oppression for decades, the Palestinian culture continues to thrive and we want to celebrate that here in Chicago. We will have a DJ playing Arabic music, food, speakers, dabke, henna and more! Join us on the night we celebrate being Palestinian!

****PLEASE TRY TO DRESS CULTURAL NO MATTER WHAT CULTURAL BACKGROUND YOU MAY HAVE. It’s important for us all to connect to our cultural backgrounds, so please feel free to represent yours at our culture night.

This will be day 2 of the week long Israeli Apartheid Week at UIC.

The line-up includes –

Our wonderful models showing off traditional Palestinian attire at the fashion show.

Spoken Word Poets

Sanabel AlQuds Debka team performing a debka and a traditional Palestinian Zaffa as we see in weddings.

The Middle East Ensemble – Wanees Zarour and Band

Kareem Ibrahim & Waheeb Nasan singing “Hello” cover for Palestine!

& of course DJ Yousef will be with us all night!

LOCATION: CARDINAL ROOM IN STUDENT CENTER EAST UIC
750 S Halsted Street

Details

Date:
April 19, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Organizer

SJP UIC

Venue

The UIC Student Centers
750 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60607 United States

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