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WELCOME TO
THE 2nd TASTE OF THE MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL


The festival is an opportunity to learn about and appreciate the Middle Eastern cultures that are so prominent in Colorado. 

Come try Manooshe, Turkish Coffee, Cup Reading, Henna,
and delicious food from local restaurants. Bring your families and loved ones for a festival they will never forget.

Performing artist:
Hussam Alrassam, Al Walid El-Hallani, Guy Manoukian,
Super Sako, Paméla Noun, Tony Eid ,Alfawares Dabke & 
Sadie with Empress Dance Collective. 
The nights emcee is Amer Zahr & Atef Kamel
 

PURCHASE TICKET

* Festival Admission is FREE. Concert is ticketed.

FESTIVAL STARTS IN

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OUR MISSION

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We are a non-profit organization built upon the virtues of peace, love and community. 
We believe that working together and accepting all cultures build the foundation of our community.
Taste of the Middle East is an opportunity to learn about and appreciate the Middle Eastern cultures
that are so prominent in Colorado.
Our mission is to bring people together with food, art, music, and dance. 

JOIN OUR MISSION & DONATE

All donations will go directly toward the event.
We thank you for your generosity and hope to see you at the festival!
10000+
PARTICIPANTS
1
DAY
10
Performers
30+
Vendors/Shops

MEET OUR ENTERTAINERS


HUSSAM ALRASSAM


SINGER

AL WALLID EL-HALLANI


SINGER

GUY MANOUKIAN


PIANIST

SUPER SAKO


SINGER

TONY EID


SINGER

PAMELA NOUN


SINGER

ALFAWARES


DABKE 

SADIE
with EMPRESS DANCE COLLECTIVE


BELLY-DANCER

AMER ZAHR


COMEDIAN/ EMCEE

ATEF KAMEL


COMEDIAN/ EMCEE





JOIN OUR MISSION AND VOLUNTEER FOR FESTIVAL



Taste of the Middle East would still be a dream without the support and dedication of our volunteers. 
You need to be 18 or over to sign up.

We are looking for volunteers of all ages to help in various areas including set-up, break-down, entertainment, food and beverage, greeters, cleaning, and general information for participants.
Shifts will range throughout the day. Each volunteer will receive refreshments, snacks and an event t-shirt. A representative will be available to sign off on volunteer time sheets if needed. All volunteers must submit a volunteer form to receive volunteer benefits.

We look forward to getting to know you!

VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

SCHEDULE

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​​​​​​​12.00 PM


​​​Festival doors open

Please make sure you have reserved your FREE admission ticket prior to the event date

4.00 PM

GUY MANOUKIAN 


5.00 PM

SADIE BLLYDANCER with EMPRESS DANCE COLLECTIVE


5.30 PM

SUPER SAKO


6.30 PM

PAMELA NOUN


7.30 PM

TONY EID with ALFAWARES DABKE


8.30 PM

HUSSAM ALRASSAM


9.30 PM

AL WALLID HALLANI with ALFAWARES DABKE


*Entertainers line up is a subject to change. Please check back before the festival date.


SPONSORS

PRESENTING SPONSOR

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PLATINUM SPONSOR


GOLD SPONSOR


SILVER SPONSORS



BRONZE SPONSOR



BECOME A SPONSOR

Platinum Sponsor
Logo and link on event website
Logo placement in all event related promotional materials
Second Tier stage banner placement on live music stage and at all entrances
Second Tier logo placement on banners
Second Tier logo placement on T-shirts
Vendor booth
Live acknowledgment between artist’s performance 
60 second video AD on Main Stage big screens 
25 VIP (seated) tickets
Gold Sponsor
Logo and link on event website 
Logo placement in all event related promotional materials
Third Tier stage banner placement on live music stage 
Third Tier logo placement on banners
Third Tier logo placement on T-shirts
Vendor booth
10 VIP (seated) tickets
Silver Sponsor
Logo and link on event website 
Fourth Tier logo placement on banners
Fourth Tier logo placement on T-shirts
50% off Vendor booth
5 VIP (seated) tickets
Bronze Sponsor
Logo and link on event website
50% off Vendor booth
2 VIP (seated) tickets


$1200 
 FOOD  TRUCK VENDOR
Vendor will be assigned 20X10 space  next to Main Stage
Must provide all equipment needed for the set-up
Copy of original certificate of insurance.
Copy of temporary retail food/sales license
Fire permit form (if cooking
with open flame)
$800 
FOOD VENDOR
Vendor will be assigned 10 X10
space Must provide all equipment needed for the set-up
Copy of original certificate of insurance. Copy of temporary retail food/sales license
Fire permit form (if cooking with open flame)
$600

MERCHANT VENDOR Vendor will be assigned 10 X10 space
Must provide all equipment needed for the set-up
Copy of original certificate of insurance. Copy of temporary retail food/sales license
$350

ARTS & CRAFT
VENDOR


Vendor will be assigned 10 X10 space
Must provide all equipment needed for the set-up
Copy of original certificate of insurance. Copy of temporary retail food/sales license
$250
LOCAL
NON-PROFIT
VENDOR

Vendor will be assigned 10 X10 space
Must provide all equipment needed for the set-up
Copy of original certificate of insurance. Copy of temporary retail food/sales license
LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Vendors retain 100% of revenue of sales.

 Cleanup and removal of all equipment must be completed by 10 PM on the day of the event. Final payment is due 30 days prior to the event. If payment is not made within 30 days of the event, reserved space will be revoked.

BECOME A VENDOR

FESTIVAL MOMENTS

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WHAT OUR GUEST HAVE TO SAY ABOUT OUR FESTIVAL



Lots of effort put into this to make it a phenomenal experience!




​​​​​​​DIMA NABHANI

Highly recommended!! 
Will be the one that we all are missing in the pretty Colorado.



AHMED BANI-SAAD

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Everything was well organized. Lots of fun.
Loved it!



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​HABEH ALMAKSSOSI

Nothing like it in Colorado,to celebrate Middle Eastern
culture and cuisine.



​​​​​​​MUNA KAWAR

THINGS YOU CAN BRING

Your dancing shoes!

PARKING

While there are several free options to park in and around the park, you may also choose to pay a small fee to park in the nearby Radio Tower Parking Lot.



​​​​​​​FOOD & VENDOR PURCHASES

Event is free to attend but pricing varies by vendor. Cash is accepted!
LOCATION

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        Levitt Pavilion Denver               Located in Ruby Hill Park at 1380 West Florida Ave Denver, CO 80223, near 1-25 and Santa Fe, just a few miles south of Downtown Denver. This historic park  is home to a state-of-the-art concert venue featuring  FREE concerts , as well as other ticketed events.