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PHOTO GALLERY: 18th Annual International Festival

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    Joe and Barb Tallman of Perrysburg walk together outside the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo Sunday in Perrysburg.

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    Sue Kaake, left, Sonia Jemaa, center, and Rana Jomaa, right, work together to prepare Lebanese saj bread for the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Volunteer Faiza Husain, top right, leads a tour group into the burial preparation area at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday in Perrysburg. The annual festival features tours of the Islamic Center, live animals, and food from Muslim communities around the world. Islam calls for Muslims be buried quickly and with specifically prescribed preparations. Volunteers at the Islamic Center wash and prepare the bodies of the faithful for burial in the pictured space.

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    Volunteer Faiza Husain, center, talks with a tour group in the prayer area during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Light colored by stained glass shines on Faiza Husain, left, as she talks with a tour group in the prayer area.

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    Michael Parker, center, takes a look at the prayer area inside the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo during Sunday's International Festival.

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    Volunteer Mona Al-Hayani, left, talks with John Heacock, center, and his soon-to-be mother-in-law Mary Jane Strader, right, as they take a look at Muslim tea and coffee sets.

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    Mona Al-Hayani discusses tea and coffee sets from various Islamic countries during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Azarah McDaniel, 14, enjoys a snow cone during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Naghmana Masood of Findlay, right, laughs as she reaches out to pet Scooby the camel during the International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Manal El Shiekh, center, serves up food at the Egyptian station during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Fried bananas with condensed milk and cinnamon are served up at the Brazilian station during the International Festival.

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    Jurnee Ritchey, 7, top, climbs the rock wall during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Nabil Shaheen, right, keeps an eye on his camel Scooby as visitors pet him.

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    Ismail Semreen, left, serves up food at the Palestinian station during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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    Sowsan Elsmaili, center left, laughs as she flips saj bread during the 18th Annual International Festival Sunday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg.

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The 18th Annual International Festival capped off Sunday, September 16, 2018, at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg. The festival featured tours of the Islamic Center, games, live animals, and food from Muslim communities around the world. Click on the arrows on either side of the image above to scroll through the complete gallery.

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