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Social Butterflies (Women's Social Group) Message Board › Come out and celebrate Norouz - Afghan New Year!!

Come out and celebrate Norouz - Afghan New Year!!

A former member
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Have you ever wanted to particpate in a cultural event but didn't want to feel like the odd man out?? Well this is your chance to participate in a very large cultural event, enjoying good food, entertainment and learning a little about Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan and Afghanistan along the way!

Welcome to Norouz!!! Norouz is Afghan New Year and is celebrated on 21 March!

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan will be hosting Norouz celebrations on Saturday, 17 March, 2012.

The event will take place at the Royal Banquet Hall at 2122 Kingsway (near Victoria Drive) with doors opening at 4:30, Dinner at 6:30.

Tickets are $25.00 each
(children 5 and under - no charge)

Ticket price includes:

* Buffet style Afghan dinner and dessert
* Live music featuring Ustad Majid Qiyam
* Silent auction
* Fashion Show

Our keynote speaker will be Lauryn Oates, Projects Director for Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan.

Proceeds will support Girls Education Projects in Afghanistan thru CW4WA please see our website at

Tickets can be purchased by contacting me directly at

This is a great event if you have never experienced Persian New Year! Come out with your family and friends. Break Bread with new friends and possibly learn a bit about a country and it's people that the news never shows you!

Look forward to seeing you out there!

Jan Cameron
Vancouver Chapter - CW4WA
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