ATFL Annual Awards Gala Dinner 2024

May 14, 2024
TUESDAY MAY 14, 2024 | RITZ CARLTON HOTEL | 5:30 PM RECEPTION • 7:00 PM DINNER
Ritz Carlton Hotel, Washington DC
American Task Force on Lebanon

The American Task Force on Lebanon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of prominent Americans of Lebanese heritage, who work to strengthen the historic U.S.-Lebanon relationship. The mission and objectives of ATFL are always in the best interests of the United States, and promote the national unity, independence, and prosperity of a democratic and multi-sectarian Lebanon.

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Mia Haddad

 

Mia Haddad is a Lebanese lead vocalist. With a BA in Human Nutrition and a Masters in Public Health, Mia decided to follow her passion and pursue her career in singing after she won the competition "Lebanese Singing Championship" in 2011 in Beirut and represented Lebanon abroad.  As a lead vocalist, Mia's forte is pop, classic and funk. Her performances are distinguished by a unique blend of musical genres, harmoniously combining elements of fusion occidental and oriental music. Her multilingual repertoire includes performances in Arabic (Lebanese, Egyptian & Khaliji), French, English, with a touch of Italian & Spanish, enabled her to create a unique blend of fusion music shows and diverse themed night performances.

 

Amine Hachem

Dubbed as “a soulful and handsome young man who delivers an electrifying and thrilling performance, bringing the crowd to their feet” (An-Nahar), Amine J. Hachem is a Lebanese-American operatic and crossover tenor who has captivated audiences across the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He has been a leading tenor in several operas and musicals, including La Traviata, Tosca, La Bohème, Carmen, I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata, Madama Butterfly, Phantom of the Opera, Evita, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Amine has also shared his talent supporting various charitable causes and service organizations worldwide, including SOS Children’s Villages, Caritas Internationalis, Red Cross, Rotary International, Lion’s Club, and St. George’s Hospital. He was the featured performer at the St. Jude Hope and Heritage Gala, 2014 premier New York fundraising event for the renowned St. Jude’s Hospital. He sang in the summer series festival (June, 2014) at the Basilica of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NYC. Honors were bestowed upon him the summer of 2011 with a trophy of recognition from the Lebanese Navy in gratitude for his musical performances and love of cultural heritage. Additionally, he had the privilege to sing before the President of Lebanon and the King and Queen of Jordan.

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