Birmingham to celebrate Lebanese culture July 25

Birmingham will celebrate Lebanese culture with a festival, also known as a MAHRAJAN, on July 25 in Shain Park.


The Baalbeck-style live concert on the Paramount Bank Stage will present "An Evening of Lebanese Stars" under the Birmingham skies, with a special appearance by Detroit superstar Karen Newman from the Detroit Red Wings singing the U.S. national anthem, and feature Jimmy A & his Rat Pack Rollers, the international folk dance Troupe Layalina, Detroit Bellydance featuring Lana, Zeffa, Inc, teenage singing sensations Lance Attalla and Ashley Peters, Lebanese crooner Usama Baalbaki, who will delight the audience with a medley of Lebanese patriotic songs. Headlining the evening will be Lebanese diva Amalia Kaddo and her Mediterranean Music Ensemble.

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