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World Lebanese Cultural Union
of Sydney Incorporated

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Accredited with ECOSOC

En Route to Beirut 2021 – Destinations Explored

Sydney, along with New South Wales and Melbourne, has recently embarked on “re-opening” after several months in a covid-induced lockdown. At this time, it seems fitting to reflect on the much-loved, famous Lebanese traditional dance which is an essential component in many happy gatherings and celebrations.

WLCU Sydney Dr Charles Malik Award

During late July 2021 our World President WLCU, Mr Stephen Stanton, presented to the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL), Ms Joanna Wronecka. World President Stanton affirmed the WLCU’s commitment and responsibility to co-ordinate and co-operate with the United Nations (UN) and the UNSCOL, and the need for the UN to undertake determinative diplomacy.

The Dabke (دبكة‎)

Sydney, along with New South Wales and Melbourne, has recently embarked on “re-opening” after several months in a covid-induced lockdown. At this time, it seems fitting to reflect on the much-loved, famous Lebanese traditional dance which is an essential component in many happy gatherings and celebrations.

Lebanese Wines – Ancient and Highly Awarded

The history of Lebanese wines dates back over 5,000 years with recent archaeological discoveries documenting its history and trade by the Phoenicians. Lebanon’s wines are also world-renowned with its leading wine, Chateau Musar, winning many awards and recently named in the top ten admired wine brands in the world. We have secured the 2012 vintage for this year’s En Route to Beirut gala dinner.

YOUR SUPPORT HAS MADE A DIFFERENCE – WLCU Sydney Fundraising

WLCU Sydney raised and allocated over $120,000 in its first financial year. This was made possible by the generosity of members, friends and sponsors. This article provides an update on where funds have gone as well as an update on WLCU Sydney achieving charitable status. Our next step is registering for DGR status, which will allow donors to receive a tax deduction for donations.

WLCU World President letter to UNSCOL 

During late July 2021 our World President WLCU, Mr Stephen Stanton, presented to the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL), Ms Joanna Wronecka. World President Stanton affirmed the WLCU’s commitment and responsibility to co-ordinate and co-operate with the United Nations (UN) and the UNSCOL, and the need for the UN to undertake determinative diplomacy.

 VALE President Tony Saad

With heavy hearts and great sadness, we extend our condolences on the passing of the late Tony Saad, former WLCU NSW President and Regional Secretary of the Australia and NZ GRC. May his soul rest in peace.

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