October 2018
All Cities

End-of-Summer Children’s Festival

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

End-of-Summer Children’s Festival is a fun time with Manal Shawahneh organized by Isaac Advertising. Al-Bireh Park.

End-of-Summer Children’s Festival

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

End-of-Summer Children’s Festival is a fun time with Manal Shawahneh organized by Isaac advertising. Dahiet al-Rihan.

Mina

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Mina presents a concert that resulted from a search for music’s legacy that reflects the experience of a people and their stilted way of life in order to derive from it its most solid nucleus: instinct. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

performance

East Jerusalem (02)

17:00 Popular music performance by Al-Borqini Folk Art, presenting traditional folklore music and songs from Palestine and the Levant. Organized by Yabous Cultural Centre within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. Yabous’ Backyard.

17:00 Al-Raseef street performance organized by the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Salah Eddin Street. The show will be repeated on the same day at 19:00 at Karm al-Khalili−Rockefeller Park.

20:00 Banat al-Quds choir performance. Organized by the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Yabous Cultural Centre.

Street performance

East Jerusalem (02)

Street performance of popular music and dance, organized by Yabous Cultural Centre within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. Al-Zahra Street.

Jadayel

East Jerusalem (02)

Jadayel is a dance performance and a new production by Nabe’ al-Turath Dance Group in celebration of its 10th anniversary. Organized by Yabous Cultural Centre within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. Faisal Al-Husseini Hall.

 

performance

East Jerusalem (02)

12:00 A performance by the Educational Orchestra, organized by the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Yabous Cultural Centre.

18:30 Folklore music performance by Jafra Group from Palestine, presenting a number of folkloric pieces and songs from the Levant region, focusing on the spatial and rhythmic diversity of songs and musical compositions. Organized by Yabous Cultural Centre within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. Faisal Al-Husseini Hall.

19:00 Musical performance by the teachers and students of Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Karm al-Khalili–Rockefeller Park.

Folklore music performance

East Jerusalem (02)

18:00 Folklore music performance by Rula Azar from Palestine, presenting traditional folkloric songs from Palestine. Organized by Yabous Cultural Centre within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. Faisal Al-Husseini Hall.

Concert

East Jerusalem (02)

18:00 Les goûts réunis de France et d’Italie is a concert presenting a baroque repertoire of French and Italian styles with countertenor Dominique Visse, harpsichordist Edgardo Campos, and young Palestinian musicians who have interacted with them through master classes and workshops. Organized by Magnificat Institute in collaboration with Amwaj Children’s Choir. Immacolata Hall, St Savior’s Monastery, New Gate, Old City.

Silence

East Jerusalem (02)

Silence, on tourne! is a hip-hop dance show by Pockémon Crew organized by Institut Français de Jérusalem. Al-Hakawati–Palestinian National Theatre.

concert

Bethlehem (02)

17:00 Les goûts réunis de France et d’Italie is a concert that presents a baroque repertoire
of French and Italian styles with countertenor Dominique Visse, harpsichordist Edgardo
Campos, and young Palestinian musicians who have interacted with them through master
classes and workshops. Organized by Amwaj Children’s Choir. Hosh Al-Syrian Guesthouse,
Star Street.

Fundraising

Nazareth

Fundraising concert for Siraj Choir presents new arrangements of compositions by prominent Arab classical musicians and singers. Saint Joseph School Auditorium.

Voices in Polyphony

Bethlehem (02)

Voices in Polyphony is a concert with countertenor Dominique Visse, harpsichordist
Edgardo Campos, and the Amwaj Children’s Choir from Hebron and Bethlehem. Organized
by Amwaj Children’s Choir. Bethlehem University, Chapel of the Divine Child.

Duroub

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Duroub is a musical concert that presents Alaa Bishara’s first album with his own musical compositions that include songs in the Palestinian, Lebanese, and Egyptian dialects. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Ramallah Syndrome

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Ramallah Syndrome is a collective musical concert that examines the side effect of the new spatial and social order that emerged after the collapse of the Oslo Peace Process. It has manifested itself in an urban psychology of hallucination of normality, the fantasy of a co-existence of occupation and liberty. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Silence

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Silence, on tourne! is a hip-hop dance show by Pockémon Crew, organized by Institut Français de Jérusalem. Sareyyet Ramallah

Opening of Interlude

East Jerusalem (02)

17:30 Opening of Interlude, a show that represents the reality of life in Jerusalem amidst the current tumultuous events. Organized by the Palestinian Art Court–Al Hoash as part of Qalandiya International and Jerusalem Nights, the exhibition runs until October 30, 2018. Palestinian Art Court–Al Hoash.

19:00 and 20:00 Ceremonies to celebrate the opening of Jerusalem Show IX: Jerusalem Actual and Possible, which presents practices that have been distilled in Palestinian art to remember the future, map the inaccessible, and excavate the unburied; curated by Jack Persekian and Kirsten Scheid, and organized by Al Ma’mal Foundation as part of Qalandiya International. 19:00 – The Lutheran School, 20:00 – Al Ma’mal Foundation.

16:00–21:00 Jerusalem Show IX: Jerusalem Actual and Possible, organized by Al Ma’mal Foundation as part of Jerusalem Nights and Qalandiya International; the show runs until October 31, 2018. Old Commercial Press; Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art; Gallery Anadiel (New Gate); Lutheran Church Cloisters and School (Muristan Road), Old City.

16:30 Opening of Our Heritage between Two Eras, an unconventional exhibition that highlights the meaning of heritage reviving people’s memory and connecting the present with the past. Organized by Yabous Cultural Centre in cooperation with the Palestinian Heritage Museum−Dar Al-Tifel Al-Arabi within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. The exhibition runs daily until October 7, 2018, from 11:00 to 20:00. Mahmoud Darwish Lounge.

Weaving and Cracks

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Weaving and Cracks exhibits Fouad Agbaria’s paintings that are replete with architectural and ornamental elements that echo childhood memories and a nostalgia for home. Open weekdays except Friday. Zawyeh Gallery.

A Thousand Times Christmas

Bethlehem (02)

A Thousand Times Christmas, under the patronage of H.E. the Mayor of
Bethlehem, presents 110 paintings created by Tonino Maurizi, an Italian painter, sculptor,
woodcarver, designer, and cabinetmaker. Organized by ATS Pro Terra Sancta in
cooperation with the Cultural Heritage Office of the Custody of the Holy Land. Bab idDeir
Art Gallery.

Exhibition

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

13:00 Opening of Lydda − A Garden Disremembered. The show presents the controversiesaround the British-imported colonial planning and the transformation of Lydda into anethnically cleansed and segregated city that aims to disempower and suppress Palestinian communities in favor of Jewish immigrants. Organized by the A.M. Qattan Foundation in cooperation with Birzeit University Museum as part of Qalandiya International. Birzeit
University Museum.

15:00 Tour of the Labor of Love exhibition that explores Palestinian embroidery through
the lenses of gender, labor, symbol, capital, and class. It traces the shift from a personal
practice to a symbol of national heritage and examines the implications of its
commodification today. Organized by the Palestinian Museum as part of Qalandiya
International. The Palestinian Museum.

The Palestinian Olive Harvest art exhibition

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

The Palestinian Olive Harvest art exhibition by the artist Taleb Dweik. Dar Zahran Heritage Building.

Opening of Debt

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Opening of Debt, which presents how market systems, and in particular the art market, have shifted our understanding and the role of solidarity in art and cultural practices. It also explores how art practices in turn have instrumentalized the market for solidarity and political actions. Organized by Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center as part of Qalandiya International. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center.

Opening of The Lasting Effect

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Opening of The Lasting Effect, which presents art projects that tackle the question of solidarity and its various aspects in the Palestinian context. Organized by Ramallah Municipality as part of Qalandiya International. The Ottoman Court.

Opening

Haifa

Opening of Everything that Rises Must Converge to contemplate the notion of solidarity as the culmination of upheaval and revolt, examining also what could inspire a movement of insurrection. Organized by Manjam Culture Lab as part of Qalandiya International. Manjam Culture Lab.

Souq Hikaya

Bethlehem (02)

Souq Hikaya is an interactive folkloric and cultural festival to revitalize the old city of Beit Sahour through several artistic, theatrical, folkloric, and children’s events and a traditional market for local industry and handmade products, organized by Beit Sahour Municipality in cooperation with WASATA Youth Association. The old town of Beit Sahour.

Bethlehem Boarding School Sports and Summer Fair

Bethlehem (02)

Bethlehem Boarding School Sports and Summer Fair is a chance to meet representatives from the world’s most prestigious boarding schools from the United States, Switzerland, and Canada, and to discuss programs for 6−19-year-old students. Organized by Linden Boarding School Tours. Bethlehem University.

The 18 th Annual Olive Harvest Festival

Bethlehem (02)

The 18 th Annual Olive Harvest Festival features olive tree products, traditional food and handicrafts, Palestinian folkloric shows, and much more. Organized by Bethlehem Peace Center/Bethlehem Municipality Environmental Education Center in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Agriculture. Manger Square.

Act of Killing

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Act of Killing (Indonesian with English subtitles) is a documentary that challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to re-enact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

We Were Communists

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

We Were Communists (Arabic with English subtitles) is a documentary that deals with religious factions in Lebanon and the issue of incitement, fear, and the creation of invisible barriers between the Lebanese. The film follows three former members of the Lebanese Communist Party who reflect on their role during the civil war and its aftermath. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

White Dress

East Jerusalem (02)

12:00 White Dress is a 9-minute film in Arabic with English subtitles directed by Omaima Hamouri, organized by the Educational Bookshop as part of Jerusalem Nights. Educational Bookshop. The film will be screened again at 14:00 and at 16:00 on the same day.

Goodbye to Language

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Goodbye to Language (French with English subtitles) is an experimental narrative directed by Jean-Luc Godard that tells two similar stories of couples dealing with affairs. These two stories, named Nature and Metaphor, focus on the couples Josette and Gédéon and Ivitch and Marcus − along with a dog (Godard’s own dog, Roxy). A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Worlds Not Ours

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Worlds Not Ours (Arabic with English subtitles), directed by Mahdi Fleifel, is an intimate and humorous portrait of three generations of exiles in the Ein al-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

Heritage and Identity

East Jerusalem (02)

Heritage and Identity in the Context of Liberation, presented by Dr. Sharif Kanaana. Organized by Yabous Cultural Centre within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. Marrakech Hall−Yabous Cultural Centre.

Olive Harvest Activities and Free Heritage Tour

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)


Date: Friday 12, 19, 26, Saturday 13, 20, 27, and Sunday 14, 21, 28
10:00 Olive Harvest Activities and Free Heritage Tour at Terra Fidea − The Land of Fidelity, organized by Dar Zahran Heritage Building in celebration of the olive harvest season. Terra Fidea. For more information, please contact info@terrafidea.org, or call 059 981 1800.

A symposium on civil society’s experience in fighting the apartheid system in South Africa

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

A symposium on civil society’s experience in fighting the apartheid system in South Africa presented by the ambassador of South Africa Ashraf Sulaiman and organized by Dalia Association. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center.

Coffee in Town

Tulkarem

Coffee in Town is a family circus show organized by the Palestinian Circus School as part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Deir Al Ghsoun School.

Opening of the 4 th Jordanian Industries and Products Exhibition

Bethlehem (02)

Opening of the 4 th Jordanian Industries and Products Exhibition, organized by Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Amman Chamber of Commerce, to facilitate trade exchange and investments between both parties. The exhibition runs till October 4, 2018, from 11:00–20:00. Convention Palace.

Coffee in Town

East Jerusalem (02)

Coffee in Town is a family circus show organized by the Palestinian Circus School as part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Al-Hakawati–Palestinian National Theatre.

Dance Workshop

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

18:00 Bromance is a circus show by the Barely Methodical Troupe from the United Kingdom, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Ramallah Cultural Palace.

16:00 – 19:30 Hip-Hop Dance Workshop consists of three workshops for beginners with the world-famous dancers of the hip-hop company Pockémon Crew. Sareyyet Ramallah. For registration, please visit: https://goo.gl/uDk3n6

Your Day is Better with Our Circus

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Your Day is Better with Our Circus is a family circus show by Gaza Circus Crew, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Holst Theater.

Jerusalem Nights

East Jerusalem (02)

Jerusalem Nights is a cultural family festival that encompasses several artistic events in various locations. Organized by Jerusalem Arts Network members: the Edward Said Conservatory of Music, Al Hakawati−Palestinian National Theatre, Yabous Cultural Centre, Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, and the Palestinian Art Court−Al Hoash.

Art

Art March on Trolleys street performance, organized by Al-Hakawati–Palestinian National Theatre and Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Salah Eddin Street.

17:00 Opening of Kushtban Market presenting the work of several Palestinian women’s initiatives and highlighting traditional and modern Palestinian embroidery. Organized by Yabous Cultural Centre within Al-Quds Popular Arts Festival as part of Jerusalem Nights. The market runs until October 7, 2018 from 15:00–20:00. Yabous’ backyard.

Coffee in Town

Jenin (04)

Coffee in Town is a family circus show organized by the Palestinian Circus School as part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Jenin Youth Club (Nadi Jenin).

Menzo

Nablus (09)

Menzo is a street interactive circus performance by Menzo Menjunjes from Argentina, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Yaffa Cultural Center.

17:30 Social is a family circus show by Assirk Assaghir (Nablus Circus School), organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Al-Far’a Youth Club (Nadi al-Far’a).

Petite

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Petite is an interactive circus show by Frutillas Con Crema from Chile, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018 under the theme United for Freedom. The Tent−Palestinian Circus School.

Storytelling

East Jerusalem (02)

16:00 Storytelling organized by Al-Hakawati−Palestinian National Theatre and Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Salah Eddin Street.

17:00 Palestinian Talent Show organized by Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Edward Said National Conservatory of Music’s backyard.

18:00 Bromance is a circus show by the Barely Methodical Troupe from the United Kingdom, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Al Hakawati–Palestinian National Theatre.

20:00 Storytelling organized by Al-Hakawati−Palestinian National Theatre and Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as part of Jerusalem Nights. Karm al-Khalili–Rockefeller Park.

Petite

Bethlehem (02)

Petite is an interactive circus show by Frutillas Con Crema from Chile, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Lajee Cultural Center.

Hip-Hop Dance Battle

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Hip-Hop Dance Battle where dancers compete in front of breakdance world-champions hip-hop company Pockémon Crew, organized by Institut Français de Jérusalem. Sareyyet Ramallah.

(ONE)H

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

(ONE)H: Clustering, Reciprocity and Interdependency is a session to address and elucidate built environment as a medium of togetherness and a medium to consider the notions of autonomy and society at large. Organized and presented by Riwaq as part of Qalandiya International. Hoash al-Huqeyeh.

The Fifth Social Psychological Conference

Jericho (02)

The Fifth Social Psychological Conference organized by Makassed Islamic Charitable Society to highlight the need to prevent and deal with mental disorders and social lesions. Jericho Resort.

Challenges and Obstacles in Arabic Media Production

Nazareth

Challenges and Obstacles in Arabic Media Production is a symposium for producers and authors to discuss the scope of creativity in Arabic cinema and the challenges that confront its creators. Organized by the Arab Center for Media Freedom in cooperation with the Authors Union. Arab Center for Media Freedom.

Taha

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Taha is a play (in English) about the poet Taha Muhammad Ali. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Aladin

East Jerusalem (02)

Aladin, the Prophecy is a show for kids and adults, organized by Institut Français de Jérusalem, which mixes theater, circus, dance, music, and magic. Al Hakawati–Palestinian National Theatre.

Taha

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Taha is a play (in English) about the poet Taha Muhammad Ali. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Urban Intervention

East Jerusalem (02)

18:30 Urban Intervention I is an alternative art tour organized by the Palestinian Art Court–Al Hoash as part of Qalandiya International. The tour starts at the Palestinian Art Court–Al Hoash and ends at Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art.

18:30–19:00 Urban Intervention II is an alternative art tour organized by the Palestinian Art Court–Al Hoash as part of Jerusalem Nights. The tour starts at the Palestinian Art Court–Al Hoash and ends in the Old City of Jerusalem.