The Australian Arab Choir will be performing a rendition of ‘I am Australian’ by the Seekers at an Australia Day event organised by the Iraqi Australian Christian Association and the Australian Arab Affairs, in an attempt to shatter negative stereotypes around the Arab and Middle Eastern communities in Australia. The event will be held on Sunday, January 20th at Elettra Hall, Bossley Park NSW.
The members of the Australian Arab Choir are from Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria and they come from a variety of religious backgrounds. They will start off the event by singing ‘I am Australian,’ followed by Arabic song performances, sending a powerful message about the importance of peace and harmony.
What: Iraqi Australian Christian Association & Australia Arab Affairs Australia Day celebration
When: 6.30pm, Sunday 20 January 2019
Where: Club Marconi – Elettra Hall, Prairie Vale Rd., Bossley Park, NSW
About the Australian Arab Choir:
Established in 2015 by Dr. Laith Barnouti, the Australian Arab Choir consists of 15 Australian Arabs from different religious backgrounds celebrating their new lives as proud Australians.