Date & Place
01 Feb 201612:00 AM
East Avenue Entertainment
The Australian Anthem: sung by Clancy McWaters, the talented singer, dancer and actor, and daughter of Lynne McGranger.
Acknowledgment of Sponsors.
The Blessing of the night by His Excellency, The Maronite Bishop of Australia, Bishop Antoine Tarabay.
Opening speech by Mr Jean Nassif, founder of Wiping Tears.
Speech by The Hon. Craig Laundy, MP, representing the Prime Minister.
Speech by The Hon. John Ajaka, MP, representing the Premier.
Speech by the Hon. Luke Folley, the Leader Of The Opposition in the Parliament of NSW.
Comedy by Darren Carr
Speech by Nissy Nassif, wife of Jean Nassif and co-founder of the Wiping Tears Charitable Foundation.
Playing the families’ stories.
Speech by Angela Vassallo, Author and Keynote Speaker.
Performance by Lydia Barakat.
A Dance Performance by the glamorous Miss Lebanon Emigrant Contestants, choreographed by Louis Abou Anni, who is a catwalk designer, producer and a re-looking consultant. The director is Joe Khoury and the co-director is Monie Gabriel.
Performance by our celebrity surprise guest, Nathaniel Willemse.
Auction: Item is a diamond ring by Nader Jewellers. Auctioneer: Fred Frangi.
Plaques of appreciation.