The Afghan Association of Ontario (AAO) in collaboration with Aga Khan foundation and the Afghanistan Consulate General in Toronto will be hosting a grand celebration for Afghanistan’s 96th Independence Day on Saturday August 22, 2015 at the Aga Khan park, Toronto. The event begins at 10am and will feature a Flag Hoisting ceremony at 11:30am sharp followed by a rendition of the national anthems of Afghanistan and Canada.
AAO and partners have invited senior high officials of the Canadian government and Diplomats, non-profit organizations and other honorable individuals of our Canadian society.
You and your respected family and friends are invited to join this glorious day celebration!!!
The event also features live music performances, our national dance the Attan, as well as a traditional Afghan clothing show. In addition to all of this we will have special performances for kids! Look out for our spectacular fun-fair where you can enjoy traditional Afghan cuisine - Qabuli, Sheeryakh, Shor Nakhud, etc. and shop at our open bazaar. In sum, it will be a fun-filled event to enjoy with the entire family.
Likewise, AAO is taking this initiative to introduce our community with the new professional Afghan talent faces, and recognizes their accomplishments by a reward (Letter of Appreciation), accordingly.
We look forward to connecting with members of the Afghan and non-Afghan communities in Ontario at this event and joining together to commemorate Afghanistan’s Independence Day.
Afghan Association of Ontario (AAO) hosts its first ever Afghan-Canadian Professional Youths workshop to bring together and showcase the talent and achievements of Afghan-Canadian youth all across Ontario. It's the most awaiting event that will involve youth from all professions!!!
The Event will theme the following topics and we will have the pool of highly recognizable and talented young panelists:
In addition, the Gala promises to entertain the entire family with a range of artistic and cultural presentations, food and refreshments for FREE.
As mentioned in the above, a special segment will be dedicated to recognizing high achieving youth for their hard-work and contribution to society. It will also provide an opportunity to network with special guests who will be attending the Event.
DON’T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY!!! WE ARE VERY MUCH READY TO WELCOME YOU AND YOUR RESPECTED PARENTS TO JOIN THE WORKSHOP-EVENT.