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Nov 20, 2012 | Assembly Hall, American University of Beirut 


II. Velvet Revolution Party 2012 in Beirut, November 20th, Assembly Hall, American University of Beirut. 


Slovakian Embassy in Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria, Czech Embassy in Lebanon and the Plus421 Foundation commemorated the Velvet Revolution and triumph of democracy commencing 23 years ago. 


Slovakian Ambassador, Ivan Surkos, greeted the audience in fluent Arabic and expressed his joy to be able to celebrate this event jointly with his Czech colleagues. 


The program consisted of a concert by Danaj duncimer group from Moravia region in Czech Republic and a dance performance by the Slovakian modern-folklore ensemble, Magical Spurs, entertaining the crowd with their traditionally non-traditional acrobatic choreography and their beautiful dancers. Danaj group opened the evening with Lebanese National Anthem sang and performed in an authentic Lebanese style. 


Moderator and hostesses were dressed by upcoming Slovakian designers, Slavomira Vlasova (awarded by the Plus421 Foundation during Bratislava Fashion Week) and Ivana Mackova for Marmare Collection.


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