There are lots of F words like friends, film, food but our favorite is FUN… of course! And with Ramadan in full swing we know how crazy and hectic your days can be, so this week we kept the events simple. Get out and enjoy the community atmosphere under the moonlight as you eat, laugh and have fun this Ramadan!
Arab Film Festival @Royal Film Commission
Until July 11 at 9:30 p.m.
The Royal Film Commission, under the Patronage of H.E. Dr. Lana Mamkegh, invites you to the 5th annual Arab Film Festival Amman! Come on down to Jabal Amman and catch some new films by Middle Eastern film-makers from Egypt, Syria, Sudan, Palestine and more! All movies begin at 9:30, so it is a perfect event for relaxing after your Iftar meal! Support Arab film-makers and check out some of these awe inspiring films. They cover all different genres, so find one that speaks to you! Check out the schedule & trailers below for all the films showing!
July 5: Arwad
July 6: Beats of the Antonov
July 7: SARA
July 8: In the Sands of Babylon
July 9: Cairo Time
July 10: Adios Carmen
July 11: The Unbearable Presence of Asmahan
Already shown on July 4: Décor
CS World Dish Night @Sakeyat Addaraweesh
July 5 from 7:30 to 11:45 p.m.
Join Amman Couch Surfers for their World Dish – Iftar Sharing Night! All you have to do is bring a dish from your own country or something you just want to share, big enough for 4 or 5 people! For only 3 JD you can enjoy food from all around the world, share your culture and make new friends! After dinner the mic is yours to share a traditional song, dance or whatever! For more details, photos from the previous event or to sign up, click here.
Italian Iftar Nights @Du Bischeri
July 8 at 7:45
When you think Italy you most likely think food! Who can blame you? They have pesto, pizza, pasta, tiramisu… oh espresso we love you! To Italians cooking is not just about food, it’s an art, it is emotional and above all it is about tradition. Share this Italian experience like never before with Du Bischeri! Join Francesco and Giulia in their home restaurant as you enjoy homemade Italian food and meet new people here in Jordan. This week’s menu starts with an insalata russa followed by homemade pasta with pesto, pine nuts and dried tomatoes and finished with a homemade mint sorbetto! For just 15 JD you not only eat well, you’ll be coming back for more! To reserve your spot click here.
Special Aqaba Eid Trip with Experience Jordan
July 19 – 20
End Ramadan in style with a 2 day trip to Wadi Rum & Aqaba! Take part in a Jeep tour through Wadi Rum, visit Kazali Canyon, hike up Um Froth rock bridge and have a lunch at a Bedouin camp…that’s all on day one! The second day you will enjoy a BBQ lunch, swimming, snorkeling and relaxing on a boat in Aqaba! Take in the indescribable beauty of Jordan for just 140 JD! For more details contact Experience Jordan or check out their event page here!
Still looking for Ramadan Events? Check out The Weekender – Ramadan Special
See you next week Amman!
The Tip n’ Tag Team