Elie Akouri the Teacher, choreographer, Costume Designer, former School Co-ordinator, and Founder of the Cedars of Lebanon Folkloric Dance Group, was born in Lebanon in 1953 and immigrated to Australia in 1972.... Read full article
Brother Estephan Nehme was born in Lehfed, on March 8th, 1889. His parents, Estephan Bou Haykal Nehme and Christina Badawi Hanna Khaled were very decent. He was baptized on March 15th, 1889, at Our Lady Church of Lehfed, by Father Gerges Fadel.... Read full article
In 1920 Zita Raphael along with her son Joseph arrived in Sydney to view the possibility of moving to Australia.
In Feb 1928 Joseph Raphael married Mary Reaiche in Lebanon.
Julia Mary, their first child, was born on the 19 Dec 1928 in Antourine...... Read full article
Mark is the grandson to, Hanna Elias Hajje who arrived in Australia with his two brothers in 1890 but later changed his surname to McGuire, Hanna married in 1898, built and opened a general store at South Gundagai in 1902...... Read full article
Douma is famous for its old souk that has well preserved its traditional cachet. The small souk in the middle of the town offers various shops selling local and artisanal crafts and inexpensive goods.... Read full article
Two years ago, Lebanon was reeling from a crisis which brought gun battles onto the streets of Beirut, forced its airport to shut, and threatened to pitch the tiny Mediterranean country back into civil war.... Read full article
Was born in 1924 and has lived in Australia all his life. His father bought a woolbroking firm named McGuire Bros. in Goulbourn and thus the name Muffarrij became McGuire. He grew up in Queensland where he went to high school.... Read full article
To experience a country of four seasons. Two extreme seasons can even be experienced on the same day by skiing on the mountains and enjoying a swim on the famous beaches along the coast.... Read full article