Watch “Chantal Chamandy: Live at the Pyramids” on PBS!

Washington, DC | March 10, 2008 | |
Catch international singer Chantal Chamandy’s performance “Live at the Pyramids”, now airing on PBS stations across the country. In September 2007, Chantal performed in Egypt before a capacity audience of over 5,000 people, becoming the first person ever to be granted permission to hold and film a concert at the feet of The Great Sphinx /where she was accompanied by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra. /Chamandy was awarded ADC Michigan‘s “Excellence in the Arts” Award at the Michigan Annual Fundraising Gala in December of 2007. Chantal will perform exclusively at this year’s ADC Annual National Convention, “Securing the Principles of Liberty” which will be held June 12-15 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC.
For a complete list of air dates and listings for your local PBS
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Chantal’s performance at the ADC National Convention this year is exclusive to the purchase of full Convention packages. This special event is a 90-minute performance by Chantal entitled, “Beladi.” The
performance is open to ADC Convention attendees only; individual tickets will not be sold for this event.
To register for the ADC Convention, please visit:
The Annual National Convention is the largest annual gathering of Arab Americans in our nation’s capital and ADC invites you to be part of this annual tradition. This year, the ADC Convention program of panels is built on three tracks: foreign policy, domestic policy, and cultural affairs. A detailed updated program with confirmed and invited panelists and speakers can be viewed at
ADC has secured a rate of $129/night at the Grand Hyatt Hotel for the Convention; this is a $30/night savings from last year‘s price. Please call the hotel directly at (202) 582-1234 and mention the ADC Convention to make your room reservations or see:
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NOTE TO EDITORS: The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), which is non sectarian and non partisan, is the largest Arab-American civil rights organization in the United States. It was founded in 1980, by former Senator James Abourezk to protect the civil rights of people of Arab descent in the United States and to promote the cultural heritage of the Arabs. ADC has 38 chapters nationwide, including chapters in every major city in the country, and members in all 50 states.
The ADC Research Institute (ADC-RI), which was founded in 1981, is a Section 501(c)(3) educational organization that sponsors a wide range of programs on behalf of Arab Americans and of importance to all Americans. ADC-RI programs include research studies, seminars, conferences and publications that document and analyze the discrimination faced by Arab Americans in the workplace, schools, media, and governmental agencies and institutions. ADC-RI also celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Arabs.

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