El Marada Australia Celebrated its Annual Party with Guests of Honour Vera Yammine and Jawed Khoury

By Marcelle Mansour

El Marada Australia celebrated its annual party of Gala Dinner on the 14th of March 2015 at the Bellevue Bankstown.  In the presence of Mr Tony Issa OAM MP, Member of the Legislative Assembly, Member of the Liberal Party: Mr George Bitar Ghanem Consul-General, Consulate-General of Lebanon, Monsignor Marcellino representing Maronite Bishop Antione Tarabay; Fr. Dr John  Karran, representing His Eminence Metropolitan Archbishop Paul Saliba. El Marada Guests from Lebanon:  Mrs Vera Yammine along with Mr Jawad Khoury, El Marada Political Board Member and the Guest of Honour representing El Marada President – Mr Seilman Frangieh and Tony Frangieh. The ceremony was attended by a huge number of Representatives of Organationas, Parties and Regions, Media Journalists, Writers and a mass of Community members.
Words were delivered by Monsignor Marcellino,  Mr Elie Bouharoun President of El Marada Australia and the MC Mr Badaoui El-Hage.  Mrs Vera Yammine made a welcoming greeting and a magnificent speech where she acknowledged the presence of loved ones from all kinds of sects, creeds, faiths and affiliations, which is a real model of El Marada’s values and aims. Mrs Yammine also urged for unity between all Lebanese and the Middle Eastern countries emphasizing the importance of Arab nationalism. Awards of Appreciation were delivered to a number of achievers of community members. The event was celebrated with the enthusiasm of songs and dance that marked a successful joyful evening. 



  1. Seems like a grand and amazing party dear. We also have our annual office party this week, and I have selected my formal dress for the day. Anything that you can suggest me to make my perfect day?