Sahar Education presents: A Night at the Museum

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An evening of Afghan art & culture to benefit girls education. We bring together speakers and performers with deep Afghan roots to learn more about the rich cultural heritage of Afghanistan – and the need to stand up on behalf of the country’s girls, who have the power to secure a meaningful future for the nation.

July 14th, 2018 5:00-8:00pm, Dali17 Museum (5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940)

For more info, click here.

ASF’s Afghan Cup 2018 – Virginia

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July 5 – July 8
Jul 5 at 6 PM to Jul 8 at 11 PM

George Hellwig District Park

14418 Bristow Road, Manassas, Virginia 20112

Dear Friends,

The Afghan Sports Federation cordially invites you to participate in the upcoming 21st Annual ASF’s Afghan Cup 2018 tournament which will be held from July 5-8, 2018 in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area.

The “Afghan Cup” is the largest event in the United States hosted by ASF each year. At this unique event, soccer, basketball and youth sports teams compete in a four-day tournament.

While the tournament is centered on a competitive sporting event, there are several non-sports related activities such as a live concert, picnic, food vendors, shops, and sponsor booths ensuring fun for the entire family.

In the interest of promoting and celebrating Afghan athletes, we are once again implementing an “All Afghan Players” policy. We have also extended an invitation to the officials of the Afghanistan National Football Federation, the Afghanistan Basketball Federation, and the National Olympic Committee (NOC).

The tournament will begin with a welcoming reception for the participating team representatives on the evening of July 4, 2018 and the games will begin on Thursday, July 5 and continue through Sunday, July 8. The four-day tournament features competitive soccer matches, basketball and championship games, youth exhibition games as well as food and cultural activities for the entire family.

Your participation in ASF’s 21st Annual Afghan Cup celebration will contribute greatly towards the promotion of sports and related activities among Afghans in the United States and around the world.

Thank you for your consideration, and we look forward to your participation.

Afghan Sports Federation

6121 Lincolnia Road, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22312

Phone:
202-468-3100
703-407-2600
571-421-5555

Fax:
703-916-1799

Email:
info@afghansportsfederation.com

AASA Cup with Special Performance by Mozhdah Jamalzadah

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Jun 28 at 2 PM to Jul 1 at 10 PM

Announcing the 2018 AASA Cup! Soccer tournament from June 28 – July 1, culminating with an exciting performance by Mozhdah Jamalzadah مژده جمالزاده and picnic!
To enter your team into the tournament, please e-mail or call info.aasanj@gmail.com or 1 (888) 405-7610.

More details posted here and on our website www.aasanj.com!

Aryana Sayeed Concerts in Australia – July 14th and 15th

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You Can Buy Your Ticket from the Links below.

It is expected both Concerts to be sold out very quickly.
Make sure you don’t miss out the most spectacular show of the year.

Melbourne:
At Robert Blackwood Hall simply by following this link.
https://mapa.monash.edu/event/aryana-sayeed-live-in-concert/

Sydney:
At Big Top Luna Park
http://www.bigtopsydney.com/AryanaSayeed

Alternatively, tickets can be booked by calling 03 9905 1111 for Melbourne &
For Sydney please call 02 9290337600

For all Enquires contact on
0417082565
0468914385
0434020758
0432283383
0431404624

Dari College Course, Virginia

Here is a great opportunity to learn Dari and about Afghan heritage.

Five-week course in Dari at Nova’s Workforce Development in Annandale, Virginia. It meets on Saturdays from 9 AM to 1 PM on June 1st – June 31st.

Space is limited. Please check out the flyer and share it with other Afghans in the community. Thank you.

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Remember to share this amazing opportunity with your family and friends. The Dari course I will be teaching starts in couple of weeks. It’s vital to sign up for it now. It’s located in Virginia.

To become literate in Dari language and heritage is a priceless gift we can give ourselves, our children, and our loved ones. Do it today 😊

– Sophia Aimen

Here’s the link:
https://bit.ly/2HInaq2

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Theatrical adaptation of A Thousand Splendid Suns in San Diego, California

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May 12 – June 17, 2018
(Opening Night: Thursday, May 17)

A sweeping and deeply moving theatrical adaptation of the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini. The epic story of three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience, A Thousand Splendid Suns is set in the war-torn neighborhoods of 1990s Kabul.

Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

The Old Globe is located in Balboa Park, San Diego’s cultural treasure.  Theatres are located off of El Prado between the San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Man.

For more info, click here.