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Published: 6/8/2014 - Updated: 3 months ago


'We’ve Got Talent' event

Sylvania resident Nada Salem and her husband, Nadeem, organized the inaugural “We’ve Got Talent,” a celebration of the many different countries under the Arab culture and their gifts in art, music, and food. The event was held Sunday, June 8, 2014, in the Franciscan Center at Lourdes University in Sylvania. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

Abdul Maaieh, 12, originally from Jordan but lives in Toledo, buys a stuffed grape leaves plate from Yara Karam, 18, left, and Lama Karam, 23, right, from Barada Restauran. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Abdul Maaieh, 12, originally from Jordan but lives in Toledo, buys a stuffed grape leaves plate from Yara Karam, 18,...
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Zaheda Mohiuddin, left, creates a henna body art piece on Ruba Farah's arm while Mohiuddin's daughter, Mehreen Mohiuddin, far left, watches. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Zaheda Mohiuddin, left, creates a henna body art piece on Ruba Farah's arm while Mohiuddin's daughter, Mehreen Mohiuddin, far left,...
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Carvings of the Arabic alphabet and name necklaces made by Nada al Khatib Salem. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Carvings of the Arabic alphabet and name necklaces made by Nada al Khatib Salem.
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Carvings of the Arabic alphabet made by Nada Salem. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Carvings of the Arabic alphabet made by Nada Salem.
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Afaf Doumani, right, talks to siblings from left: Samantha Salem, 9, Adam Salem, 9, and Noah Salem, 5, of Sylvania about her textiles. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Afaf Doumani, right, talks to siblings from left: Samantha Salem, 9, Adam Salem, 9, and Noah Salem, 5, of Sylvania ...
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Zaheda Mohiuddin, right, smiles at a customer while her daughter Mehreen Mohiuddin watches. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Zaheda Mohiuddin, right, smiles at a customer while her daughter Mehreen Mohiuddin watches.
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Ashir Kirk of Toledo opens up a prayer rug that was encased in a special bag that he has for sale. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ashir Kirk of Toledo opens up a prayer rug that was encased in a special bag that he has for sale.
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A painting by artist Reem Helal for sale.  Helal uses arabic words and phrases in the portrait. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A painting by artist Reem Helal for sale. Helal uses arabic words and phrases in the portrait.
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Spinach pies by So Sweet Lebanese & French Pastries available to buy. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Spinach pies by So Sweet Lebanese & French Pastries available to buy.
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A special Enlarge | Buy This Photo A special "Barada Dip" made with fried eggplant and feta cheese from Barada Restaurant.
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Amal Abdel-Khalek of Sylvania looks at crafts available. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Amal Abdel-Khalek of Sylvania looks at crafts available.
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Ashir Kirk of Toledo opens up a prayer rug that he has for sale in a special case and demonstrates that it can also be used for yoga in addition to praying. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ashir Kirk of Toledo opens up a prayer rug that he has for sale in a special case and demonstrates ...
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Stuffed grape leaves from Barada Restaurant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Stuffed grape leaves from Barada Restaurant.
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Local artist Reem Helal, right, sits with her mother artist Afaf Doumani while sharing a booth for their work. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Local artist Reem Helal, right, sits with her mother artist Afaf Doumani while sharing a booth for their work.
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Walaa Kanan, 15, of Toledo makes a henna design. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Walaa Kanan, 15, of Toledo makes a henna design.
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