ADC Hosts First Annual National Arab-American Cultural Festival In Washington, DC!


Washington, DC | | April 29, 2015 – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is proud to announce that the first National Arab-American Cultural Festival was a great success!

Despite the cold and drizzle, we had over 5,000 people join us on Saturday for a day of celebrating Arab-American culture! The festival featured Arabic music and dance, a fashion show, a Shisha Pavilion, an NGO Pavilion, an Arabic Bazaar and Cultural Market, a children’s arts corner as well as a variety of Arab Restaurants providing a taste of the Middle East and North Africa.

ADC is thankful for everyone who helped to make the 2015 National Arab-American Cultural Festival possible!  ADC would especially like to thank all Festival Sponsors, Performers, Vendors and Exhibitors.

Sponsors of the 2015 National Arab-American Cultural Festival Included:

Platinum Sponsors:


Qatar Foundation International

Gold Sponsors:

Her Highness Princess Sora Bint Saud Al Saud

The Turkish Festival



Arab League Mission to the U.S.

Embassy of Tunisia

House of Morocco

Lebanese American University

Moroccan American Center

NextWave Web

Quake Entertainment

Sahouri Insurance & Financial


Community Partners:

American Palestinian Women’s Association

D.C. Office of Human Rights

Egyptian American Cultural Association

Fairfax County Office of Human Rights

Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF)

Network of Arab American Professionals

United Palestinian Appeal (UPA)

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Production & Management Partner:

Barmada Consulting


Check out the ADC Cultural Festival 2015 Album on ADC’s Facebook page to view all photos from the event!

ADC is delighted to announce that the Festival will be an annual event! Would you like to participate in the 2nd Annual National Arab-American Cultural Festival?   We are looking for Sponsors, Vendors, Exhibitors, and Performers for next year’s event. Please call ADC at 202.244.2990 or email us at if you would like to take part in the 2nd Annual National Arab-American Cultural Festival.

About the Festival: The 2015 National Arab-American Cultural Festival was organized by the American-Arab Anti- Discrimination Committee (ADC), the largest Arab-American grassroots civil rights and civil liberties organization in the United States ( Festival Management & Production support was provided by Barmada Consulting.

Date Change: The 2016 National Arab-American Cultural Festival will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016

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