To see Emigrant Festivals (Eid Al Mughtaribeen) 2004, or 2002, or 2001
- August 15, 2003
Plan to attend and/or participate
Miss Emigrant Beauty Pageant at Hotel Royal, Dubayeh, July 19, 2003
Emigrant Festival 2003 In Dhour Shweir, August 2 through 15, 2003
Under the High Patronage Of His Excellency
The President Of The Lebanese Republic
GENERAL EMILE LAHOUD
Nabil Ghosn, Mayor
Emigrant Festival Committee,
Dhour Shweir-Lebanon in Collaboration with the
Ministry of Tourism, Proudly present Emigrants Festival, 2003
Complete Program for the Festival will be posted soon
to see sample of past Emigrant Festival and Pageant, click on links below:
Emigrant Festival 2001
Emigrant Festival 2002
Miss Emigrants 2001, Miss Emigrants 2002 Miss Emigrants 2003
July 15, 2003: Grand Opening of the Festival
July 19, 2003: 9:00 p.m. Miss Emigrant Beauty Pageant, Hotel Royal, Dubayyeh
July 26, 2003, 7:00 p.m. Children musicals and plays in Saha
August 2, Saturday, 9:00 p.m. Main Square, Saha
Big Sahra with Milhem Barakat and comedian Elie Ayoub.
General Admission is FREE, come early for good seats.
Dinner reservations: call Hotel Dhour Choueir at 04-391-270
August 6, Wednesday 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Evangelical Center, Ain El
7:00 p.m. Welcome and reception
8:00 p.m. Poetry Recital with Henry Zghaib
9:00 p.m. www.shweir.com presents Awards to distinguished Shweirieh
August 7, Thursday, Main Square, Saha - Artist/Painter
Wajih Nahleh celebrates his global award for the Louvre Museum:
7:00 p.m. Showing of Wajih Nahleh private paintings
8:00 p.m. Wajih Nahleh will paint a huge painting live while Nasser Makhoul plays accompanying music on flute and sitar.
August 8, Friday, Main Square, Saha - 9:00 p.m. Shweir Music Band, Folkloric Play + songs and Sword Dance (Saif oo Terse).
August 10, Sunday, City Hall, (Baladieh),
5:30 p.m. Dedication of the New Community Center and Library
You can help the Library and Community by donating time, relevant books and/or $$/LL
7:00 p.m. Main Square, Saha: Celebrating 20th Anniversary of Shweir Scouts
Parade by various scouts - Creative and artistic work by scouts
Folkloric Dances by "Ninwa" and Western dances by "Nameless"
An evening of song and dance.
August 13, Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. + Shweir Village Night:
An evening in Shweir old Souk
Poetry Recitals by Shweir High School Students led by poet Adonis al Khatib
Photographic show and Movie clips presentations.
August 14, Thursday, 9:00 p.m. Yanabeeh Restaurant: Youth night and Miss Teenager Beauty Pageant
August 15, Friday, 7:00 p.m. - Classic Car Show representing
various countries + cultural and artistic competition
Ministry of Tourism presents Elie Saadeh Folkloric dancers
11:00 p.m. Artistic Hafli
We call upon all Emigrants to register at
to call the Baladieh (City Hall) at 04-390-175 to ensure their attendance and their reservations for the (Al Karawi) Dinner...
Program in Arabic
Tuesday, July 15, 2003,
Opening of the Emigrant Fest
|Following pictures are courtesy of Studio Rim: 03-425-401|