Events

Monthly Social

Date: 
30 January 2010 - 6:30pm

AKFA will be sponsoring a no-host social. This event is an informal get-together. Its purpose is to encourage friendship and camaraderie so that friends of AKFA can network while socializing. Since it is a no-host social, there is no entry fee, and any drinks and food may be purchased as desired but will be at your expense. Stay at your leisure and meet your friends from AKFA, get caught up on business or pleasure, or just come to have a good time. We will meet the last Saturday of each month.

Family Christmas Movie - Mixer

Location: 
Peshawa Hall, in the Ministry of Culture
Date: 
17 December 2009 - 5:30pm

Special Guest! Fun for the kids and all ages! Don’t miss a great time Casual Dress

Join us for our final event of 2009.

American Thanksgiving Dinner

Location: 
Zeus Restaurant
Date: 
26 November 2009 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

AKFA celebrated Thanksgiving

All friends and partners of AKFA were invited to join in our festivities. Dinner was traditional turkey with all the trimmings.

The evening begun with a social mixer and dinner will follow.

"Come meet old friends, make new friends, and
help us celebrate this special American holiday!"

Halloween Celebration

Location: 
Camp Zaytun
Date: 
31 October 2009 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

An event by AKFA and the American soldiers to celebrate Halloween.

Carving a jack-o-lantern to enter in a competition or preparing to carve a pumpkin for fun and prizes. Celebrating Halloween in a costume—prizes were given to best costumes.

This was a members-only event because of the party’s location.

"Enjoy a bonfire, barbeque, s’mores, prizes, and more!"

Monthly Social

Location: 
Zêrf û Sefa
Date: 
27 September 2009 - 7:00pm

Starting in February, AKFA will be sponsoring a no-host social. This event is an informal get-together. Its purpose is to encourage friendship and camaraderie so that friends of AKFA can network while socializing. Since it is a no-host social, there is no entry fee, and any drinks and food may be purchased as desired but will be at your expense. Stay at your leisure and meet your friends from AKFA, get caught up on business or pleasure, or just come to have a good time. We will meet the last Saturday of each month.

Commemorations of 9/11 and Aylool Revolution

Location: 
Marina Restaurant
Date: 
11 September 2009 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

The evening’s event showed short historical video clips of both 9/11 and Aylool Revolution with comments. It also included an Iftar meal with explanation (of Ramadan & Iftar and upcoming Feasts) and cultural information

" Join us to honor those who have given their lives for
the cause of freedom and help us keep history alive."

Monthly Social

Location: 
Speed Center
Date: 
30 August 2009 - 7:00pm

Starting in February, AKFA will be sponsoring a no-host social. This event is an informal get-together. Its purpose is to encourage friendship and camaraderie so that friends of AKFA can network while socializing. Since it is a no-host social, there is no entry fee, and any drinks and food may be purchased as desired but will be at your expense. Stay at your leisure and meet your friends from AKFA, get caught up on business or pleasure, or just come to have a good time. We will meet the last Saturday of each month.

American 4th of July BBQ

Location: 
Khanzad Hotel
Date: 
4 July 2009 - 6:00am - 10:30am

COME JOIN US FOR A WONDERFUL NIGHT OF FUN!

Monthly Social

Date: 
30 May 2009 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Starting in February, AKFA will be sponsoring a no-host social. This event is an informal get-together. Its purpose is to encourage friendship and camaraderie so that friends of AKFA can network while socializing. Since it is a no-host social, there is no entry fee, and any drinks and food may be purchased as desired but will be at your expense. Stay at your leisure and meet your friends from AKFA, get caught up on business or pleasure, or just come to have a good time. We will meet the last Saturday of each month.

Building Bridges Seminar

Building Bridges Seminar
Date: 
15 April 2009 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

The America – Kurdistan Friendship Association (AKFA) invites you to a seminar about “Building Bridges” among Americans and Kurdistanis’. The seminar will be lead by two distinguished AKFA Executive Board members: Dr. Douglas Layton and Mr. Dara Rashid. After the presentation there will be a Question and Answer session. The aim of this seminar is to help create a better understanding between our two communities by illuminating stereotypes. AKFA cordially invites you to this seminar and will appreciate your participation.
Place: University of Kurdistan Hawler Auditorium

Kurdish Nawruz Picnic

Kurdish Nawruz Picnic
Date: 
23 March 2009 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

AKFA cordially invites you to a Kurdish New Year Picnic, celebrating 2709! Monday, 23 March 2009

“FAMILY EVENT”
4:00 pm Social time
4:30 pm Planting tree
5:00 pm Newroz fire
5:30 pm Dinner/Dancing
Non-members pay 20,000 ID/per person
Children under 13 come free

Social-mixer at Erbil Speed Center

Social-mixer at Erbil Speed Center
Date: 
28 February 2009 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

AKFA had its first no-host monthly evening social hour at the Erbil Speed Center in Erbil. Many friends of AKFA came to enjoy their evening at the Speed Center, where delicious pizza and juicy steaks were served. Please come to our next gathering at the end of March.

History of event:

AKFA will begin to sponsor a monthly evening social hour, starting in February. This will be an informal, no-host social. The purpose will simply be to come together at a fixed time and place for friendship and camaraderie so that we can network

Kurdish culture event

Kurdish culture event
Location: 
Peshawa Hall, Erbil
Date: 
31 January 2009 - 6:45pm - 9:00pm

AKFA cordially invites you to a Kurdish culture event with Kurdish folklore music and dance.

A private lunch with U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker

Date: 
27 January 2009 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Also see the story of Ambassador Crocker's meeting with President Barzani
http://www.krg.org/articles/detail.asp?lngnr=12&smap=02010100&rnr=223&an...

Family Christmas Movie-Mixer

Family Christmas Movie-Mixer
Location: 
Peshawa Hall, Erbil
Date: 
18 December 2008 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

AKFA cordially invites you to a Family Christmas Movie – Mixer, Thursday, 18 December 2008,
at Peshawa Hall, next to the Ministry of Culture

American Thanksgiving Dinner

American Thanksgiving Dinner
Location: 
Khanzad Hotel
Date: 
27 November 2008 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come help us celebrate this special American holiday!

6:00 pm, Social mixer
7:00 pm, Dinner – turkey and the “works”

Cash Bar

November 4th US Election

November 4th US Election
Date: 
4 November 2008 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Obama elected as the 44th president of the United States of America!

AKFA was a sponsor for the 2008 USA Election Night hosted by RRT at the Khanzad in Erbil.

4th of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration
Location: 
Khanzad Hotel
Date: 
4 July 2008 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Come celebrate America's Independence Day.

America - Kurdistan Opening Ceremony

America - Kurdistan Opening Ceremony
Location: 
Erbil
Date: 
18 March 2008 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Meet other members of AKFA!