Congratulations to the Newly elected Board of Directors of the Lebanese Canadian Society of British Columbia, Canada.

International Day of the Lebanese Emigrant 2016, at SFU

Event sponsored by the CCSMC (SFU) and WLCU-BC Council
Under the patronage of the Embassy of Lebanon in Ottawa – H.E. Counsellor & Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Sami Haddad

March 5, 2016 at 5.00pm:
Inauguration of 2 new benches at Queen Elizabeth Park, reception with Lebanese finger food and refreshments followed by a slide show about the late Prof. George Abi Rached and the early Lebanese Pioneers who founded the Lebanese Club of Vancouver in 1912.

Gibran Memorial at SFU Burnaby Campus

Location of Gibran Memorial at SFU

Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2pm-6pm

2.00pm: Meeting at Gibran memorial in SFU, Burnaby Campus, (Beside R.C. Brown Hall).
2.15pm: Planting a Lebanese cedar tree, (Lebanese ambassador, WLCU, SFU officials to take part, photo souvenir)
Cabriolet Film Festival Introduction.
– Opening the International Lebanese Short Film Festival.
– Introducing the Lebanese ambassador to Canada, H.E. Sami Haddad
– Introducing the Lebanese ambassador to Mexico, H.E Nouhad Mahmoud
– Official announcement
-Introducing local officers
-Recognition & a thank-you present to SFU and organizers
5.30pm: Reception, food, drinks, photo souvenir.

** Free Admission
Registration Required **

To register and for the latest update on this event please go to the event page at

For inquiry and reservation contact: 
Dr. Nick Kahwaji – (604- 773- 1462)
[email protected]
Carla Zarifeh – (604-818-3217)
[email protected]
Nicolas Haddad – (604-360-7327)
[email protected]

How this day became a reality?

H.E Nouhad Mahmoud
Read about the exciting story behind this event.. After of course you register. 🙂

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