Welcome to Shuruq 4.5
The first online Olympia Arab Festival!
This free, month-long festival celebrates the arts and cultures of the Arabic-speaking region and diaspora.
To view the full schedule, click on "program schedule" below.
To view today's writing piece, click on "Shuruq Writing Showcase" below.
To view past writing pieces, click on "Events Archive" below.
Thank you to the Shuruq 4.5 team that made this event successful!
Click here to view the full volunteer list.
Thank you to our Cosponsors!
Fig Tree Level ($201 and up)
The Arab American Institute Foundation (AAIF) works to nurture and encourage the direct participation of Arab Americans in civic life. AAIF represents the voices of nearly 3.7 million Arab Americans to public and elected officials, and serves as a resource for elected officials on issues ranging from civil rights and civil liberties to Palestinian human rights.
In support of the community of San Patricio in Mexico
Our mission is to inspire and motivate connections among different cultures. We do this through the universal healing power of the arts, music and dance connecting the right Indigenous artists with the right venues.
Our Vision: We envision a world where we welcome all – where we make others feel that they belong, that they matter and that we are welcome to get to know one another.
Research and preserve Palestinian history
Showcase the Palestinian experience, pre- and post-Nakbah, in Palestine and in the diaspora
Celebrate Palestinian cultural and artistic achievements
Tell the Palestinian story to US and global audience through works of art, film, literature, and mixed media
Serve as a cultural common ground for all Palestinians
Educating for human rights and complementing the work of others who share our concerns and values.
Craig & Cindy Corrie
Dr. & Mrs. Raouf Halaby
Olive Tree Level ($25-100)
Tracy & Whitney Faulkner
Marilyn & Clark Gilman
La Platica del Norte