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EU281 Café Maure de la Mosquée - Sweets & The Secrets of Eastern Culture

  • 28 Jun 2015
  • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Grande Mosque, 2 bis Place du Puits de l’Ermite, 75005

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  • Free to WICE members. Members will need to purchase their own snacks

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Café Maure de la Mosquée 
Sweets & The Secrets of Eastern Beauty

Sunday, 28 June 2015 at 2:30 pm.

Join us for an exotic cultural experience that will take you away to one of Paris's most tranquil spots -  Café Maure de la Mosquée 

This particular Paris Cafe Talk will be extra special.  Our guest host Sondes will guide a tour in English of the Mosque, including its Hammam.  We will learn about its unique architecture, history and traditions.   The tour will conclude at the famous Cafe Maure - within the Mosque grounds - where we can enjoy fresh mint tea and oriental sweets. Sandos will lead a discussion about Oriental traditions, rituals, and even beauty secrets.  Wendy will then talk about her recent trip to Dubai and Abu Dhabi -- from camel farms, sleeping in the desert to even drinking coffee with golden powder in a palace-like hotel. 

The afternoon will be a great chance to meet with each other before the Summer rolls in and to build bridges with other cultures.  Each participant will go home with their name written in Arabic. 

Details

Entrance Fee:  3,00 Euros

Cafe Fee:  In line with Arab hospitality, the tea house welcomes us with a 20% discount and they have put together for us - for those who would like to order - a 9,00 Euros special tea time snack which includes tea and pastries.

Please Note: Members will need to pay their own entrance fee and purchase their own snacks. 

Meeting Venue: The main entrance of the Mosque, 2 bis Place du Puits de l'Ermite, Paris 75005 at 2:30 pm

The deadline for signing up is June 14th, 2015.

Co-Hosts

American born, Wendy Dubreuil, holds an MA in International Studies from the American University in Washington, D.C. and has lived and worked in North Africa and the Middle East. She has recently visited the United Arab Emirates -- a land of tradition and modernity. 

Sondes Bouabid was born in Tunisia and holds a Masters Degree in English Linguistics from the University of Paris VII. She is currently a post-graduate research student. 


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