Upcoming Events

THURSDAY 13 DECEMBER - World Arabic Language Day

Monday, 26 November, 2018
World Arabic Language Day 2018
Join us for an evening dedicated to honoring Al-Farāhīdi
and to discerning the mystical art of Arabic calligraphy and illumination.
Celebrate World Arabic Language Day (WALD) with us at SQCC! Established by the United Nations Education, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1973, WALD celebrates the Arabic language as a pillar of the cultural diversity of humanity.
Thursday, 13 December
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Al-Farāhīdi’s, (ʻAbqarī al-lughah) Genius of Arabic Language, contributions to the Arabic language
  • Panel Discussion: The Art of Arabic Calligraphy and Illumination

  • Musical Performance
*Sculpture of al-Farahidi in Basra, Iraq.
This event is free and open to the public, RSVP required.
rsvp@sqcc.org with the subject "WALD - Full Name"