August 2017
All Cities

Circus days

Nablus (09)

Circus days with performances by the Palestinian Circus School, Assirk Assaghir, and the French Circus Company XY. Nablus Circus School.

Circus days

Nablus (09)

Circus days with performances by the Palestinian Circus School, Assirk Assaghir, and the French Circus Company XY. Nablus Circus School.

AK String Camerata

Jenin (04)

AK String Camerata will present a Bach repertoire for viola by Peter Sulski, a teacher of violin, viola, and chamber music from Clark University and the College of the Holy Cross, USA. Al-Kamandjati-Jenin Center.

Standing on the Edge

Bethlehem (02)

Standing on the Edge: an Evening with Palestinian songwriter Zein Khleif, organized by Diyar Consortium. Dar Annadwa.

Sudfa

Bethlehem (02)

Sudfa, a concert with Palestinian composer Dina Shilleh, organized by Diyar Consortium. Shilleh’s compositions reveal a small portion of the infinite combinations that could arise from the pool of natural finite sound, employing a musical language that draws from cultures and soundscapes that have shaped the artist. Dar Annadwa.

Bethlehem, Kaman o Kaman

Bethlehem (02)

“Bethlehem, Kaman o Kaman” exhibition, Chapter 2, presenting works by 30 artists from different generations and creative domains in a nostalgic move to bring back the good old days. Bab IdDeir Art Gallery, D’eik Quarter, Manger Street.

A Monument Proposed

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Opening of the exhibition “A Monument Proposed,” by artist Casey Asprooth-Jackson, marking the fourth and last in Desires into Fossils: Monuments without a State, a series of exhibitions curated by Reem Shilleh and Lara Khaldi and supported by the A.M. Qattan Foundation. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center.

Transitions painting exhibition

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Transitions painting exhibition, organized by the French Institute, featuring contemporary Gazan artists. The exhibition runs until August 30, 2017. The Gallery of the French-German Cultural Center.

Exhibition of A Sight of Disjunction

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Exhibition of A Sight of Disjunction, featuring the works of the artist Ismail Shammout, with the participation of the artists Rafat Asad, Bashar Khalaf, and Amer Shomali. The exhibition was opened on July 16 to focus on the biographies of Tamam Al Akhal and Ismail Shammout, which have been documented by the Institute for Palestine Studies, tracing Tamam Al Akhal’s re-framing of Ismail Shammout’s history and legacy. It runs from Saturday to Thursday until August 16, 2017. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival

Bethlehem (02)

The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival, organized by Holy Land Trust, has the theme “To the Roots” to highlight the roots of resilience from which Palestinians have continued to blossom and revive Star Street with a variety of cultural activities such as dance, theatre, art, and music. Star Street.

Cultural Expression through Ceramic Painting Workshop

Bethlehem (02)

Cultural Expression through Ceramic Painting Workshop, organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival by Winifred Needler, the Deputy Keeper of the Near Eastern Department at the Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology, teaching traditional skills of pottery painting as an opportunity to learn about art resilience and creativity. Creative Hob, Star Street.

Being an artist in a conflict region

Bethlehem (02)

Being an artist in a conflict region: personal experiences shared in an artistic gathering followed by a jamming session, organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival. Creative Hob, Star Street.

Humanizing Journalism

Bethlehem (02)

Humanizing Journalism in the Palestinian Experience is a gathering organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival by Daoud Kuttab, an award-winning Palestinian journalist and former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University in the United States. He will speak about the importance of human-interest reporting as a way to humanize the journalistic coverage of the life, aspirations, challenges, and dreams of Palestinians. Holy Land Trust. Hosh Hanania Building.

Awaken your creativity

Bethlehem (02)

Awaken your creativity through the Playfulness and Spontaneity Workshop, organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival, which will take participants on a journey into their playful, creative, and artistic side in a laboratory that contains various games and exercises to experiment with various tools of art, such as body, script, music, objects, drawing, and installation. Creative Hub, Star Street.

12:00 – 15:00 Awaken your creativity through the Playfulness and Spontaneity Workshop, organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival, which will take participants on a journey into their playful, creative, and artistic side in a laboratory that contains various games and exercises to experiment with various tools of art, such as body, script, music, objects, drawing, and installation. Creative Hub, Star Street.

13:00 – 16:00 Fingerprint of Hope: Our Dreams and Innovations is a gathering for young women, 13–18 years old, organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival. It offers a variety of fun activities and dialogues of interest with other young women who have experienced the journey of discovering themselves, their skills, and their ambitions. Kid-friendly event. Bethlehem Peace Center.

16:00 – 18:00 Empowering Women through Communicating with the Self and the Body to discover the sources of power and energy, facilitated by Dina Awwad Srour and organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival. Holy Land Trust, Hosh Hanania Building.

17:00 – 18:30 We Are All for Each Other and the Nation Brings Us Together is a gathering organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival to explore the Abrahamic values and foundation of human relationships in the community by sharing personal experiences. Bethlehem Icon School.

Bethlehem (02)

10:00 – 13:00 Your Children Are Not Yours is an interactive meeting about children and family, guided by the experts Dina Awwad Srour and Dr. Hanna Srour from Galilee. It is part of The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival. Holy Land Trust, Hosh Hanania Building.

12:00 – 15:00 PsychoDrama: Performance and Emotions is a drama performance session that allows participants to express themselves, their emotions, and their questions through body movements, acting, and reflection. Organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival. Creative Hob, Star Street.

17:00 – 20:00 No to Conflict, Yes to Diversity is an open meeting organized within The 5th Bet Lahem Live Festival to explore the role of divine law in a pluralist society and to get to know the secrets of cooperation and partnership required to live in peace. Bethlehem Peace Center.

Spanish Festival 2017

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Spanish Festival 2017, organized by Centro Hispano Palestino Chp. Snow Bar.

The Second Shepherds Beer Fest

Bethlehem (02)

The Second Shepherds Beer Fest, organized by Birzeit Brewery and brewed by Brothers for Friends to celebrate this Palestinian premium product and promote the taste of Palestine with good music, delicious food, and excellent beer. Osh al-Ghorab, Beit Sahour.

Information meeting for students

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Information meeting for students who intend to start studying in France in September. French-German Cultural Center.

Circus days

Nablus (09)

Circus days with performances by the Palestinian Circus School, Assirk Assaghir, and the French Circus Company XY. Nablus Circus School.

Theatre Camp

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Theatre Camp is two weeks of intensive theatre workshops organized by the French Institute with the aim of performing Antigone in Sebastiya’s theater. French-German Cultural Center.