Photo by Matthew Lomanno Photography
Mahrajan (mah – ra – jan) is the Arabic word for festival and from August 21 to 23, Our Lady of the Cedars Melkite Catholic Church in Manchester, welcomes the community to this annual celebration of Middle Eastern culture.
Central to the festivities is the music and food of Lebanon and includes specialties such as lamb, beef and chicken kabobs, falafel and tabbouleh and traditional Middle Eastern pastries.
Complete with Arabic music and dancing, a bazaar with icons, gifts, t-shirts, cookbooks, and much more.
People are welcome to tour the church. There will be games and activities for children and a petting area featuring Josh the Camel. This annual event has become the region’s premiere Middle Eastern cultural festival and features delicious Lebanese food, music, dancing and gifts.
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