The Tunisian Community Center hosted a celebration of Tunisian-American Day on May 30 in Washington. Tunisia’s ambassador to Washington, Faycal Gouia, was guest of honor at the event, which featured a gala dinner with traditional Tunisian specialties and Tunisian music. Also present at the event was Miss Tunisia 2015 Rawia Jebali and Miss Tunisia 2014 Wahiba Arres. A highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Ibn Khaldun award to Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni. The award recognizes high achievers who have rendered a service to the Tunisian-American community.