April 2018
All Cities

Easter Art and Play Day

Bethlehem (02)

Easter Art and Play Day for children from 4 to 12 years old, organized by Bethlehem Municipality through Mary Doty Children’s Park. Mary Doty Children’s Park. For registration, please call 059-529-0299.

On the Silk Road

Bethlehem (02)

On the Silk Road, Musical Journey is a musical creation from the Moghol Palace of Kubalaï Khan, Emperor of China, which reveals the magic of a mythical Orient described in The Book of Wonders of the great traveler Marco Polo. Organized within the framework of Al Kamandjati Festival. Murad Castle.

Concert featuring Yasmine Hamdan

Bethlehem (02)

Concert featuring Yasmine Hamdan, the icon of Arab progressive rock music, followed by an uplifting set by DJ Sama. Organized within
the framework of Al Kamandjati Festival. Murad Castle.

Amwaj Choir and Les Petits Chanteurs de Lyon

East Jerusalem (02)

Amwaj Choir and Les Petits Chanteurs de Lyon will present a rich directory
that includes traditional Arabic music, Western classical music and World music, organized within the framework of Al Kamandjati Festival.
École biblique et archéologique française – Saint Étienne convent in Jerusalem.

Lingling Yu & Ming Zeng

East Jerusalem (02)

Lingling Yu & Ming Zeng will present a mixed repertoire of the musical instrument Pipa – both military music, which vigorously
expresses the legendary fights, and literary music, which is inspired by poetry, landscapes, and historical dramas. Organized within the
framework of Al Kamandjati Festival. Church of the Redeemer.

Labour of Love

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Labour of Love: New Approaches to Palestinian Embroidery, an exhibition, curated by Rachel Dedman, organized by the Palestinian Museum and Al Taawon Association. The exhibition is open daily except Thursdays and runs until August 25, 2018. The Palestinian Museum.

Nostalgia art exhibition

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Nostalgia art exhibition by artist Khalil Dajani, organized by Dar Zahran Heritage Building in commemoration of Palestinian Land Day (Yom al-Ard). Dar Zahran and Terra Fidea.

There Is a Light that Never Goes Out

Bethlehem (02)

There Is a Light that Never Goes Out, an exhibition by Darat Al-Funun (Amman), organized within the festive events marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Khalid Shoman Foundation – Darat Al-Funun. The exhibition is open daily from Monday to Saturday. Bab idDeir Art Gallery.

Jenin

Bethlehem (02)

Jenin is a one-hour film by Mohammad Bakri (2006) that shows the true
story of the “Battle of Jenin” back in 2002. Followed by a Q&A with the director. Auditorium – Dar al-Kalima Cinema Club – Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts & Culture.

Die Innere Sicherheit

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Die Innere Sicherheit will be presented as part of Films Night in the Gallery.
It is the third screening of the film series “War, an event free of People” by one of Germany’s most influential filmmakers, Harun Farocki. The screening is organized by the Goethe-Institut and will be followed by a discussion with the Palestinian curator Jack Persekian and artist Lara Khalidi. French German Cultural Center

Intensive course

Bethlehem (02)


Date: Tuesday 3 – Monday 9

Intensive course on icon drawing for locals and internationals. Bethlehem Icon School

Al Kamandjati Festival

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Date: Thursday 5 -Sunday 22

Al Kamandjati Festival, organized by AL
KAMANDJÂTI Association. For more information,
please visit www.alkamandjati.org

The Second Easter Festival

Bethlehem (02)


Date: Thursday 12, Friday 13, Saturday 14

The Second Easter Festival presenting an opportunity for families to gather in an entertaining atmosphere of music and fun. The Arab Orthodox Sports Club in Beit Jala.

Hiking in Battir

Bethlehem (02)

Hiking in Battir, organized by VisitPalestine.ps, to discover the unforgettable landscape featuring olive groves and vineyards. The tour is followed by two optional concerts: Al-Kamanjdati Musical Journey at Edward Said National Conservatory – Yabous in Jerusalem at 18:00, or an electro-rock local concert at Murad Castle – Solomon Pools. For more information and registration, please contact info@visitpalestine.ps.

The Secret Life of Saeed

Bethlehem (02)

The Secret Life of Saeed: The Pessoptimist is a play by the artist Mohammed Bakri, based on the 1974 satirical fiction book by Emile Habibi.
Auditorium – Dar al-Kalima Cinema Club – Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts & Culture.

Hike from Surra to Dhahriya

Bethlehem (02)

Hike from Surra to Dhahriya, organized by VisitPalestine.ps, on Masar Ibrahim al-Khalil, passing through the rural areas surrounding Surra along the path to Dhahriya. The hike will be followed by musical concerts
in Dhahriya within the Al-Kamandjati Musical Journey Festival. Meeting Point Visit Palestine Center in Bethlehem. For registration, please contact info@visitpalestine.ps.

Sunrise Concert in the Desert and Hike

Bethlehem (02)

Sunrise Concert in the Desert and Hike, organized by VisitPalestine.ps, is a sunrise contemplation concert of Lingling Yu & Ming Zeng on the pipa and flute, with Palestinian and international artists in the natural setting of  the desert overlooking the Dead Sea. The concert and breakfast will be followed by an amazing hike through picturesque landscapes. Meeting Point Visit Palestine Center in Bethlehem. For more information, please contact info@
visitpalestine.ps

Open Music Night

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Open Music Night is an open night that will include music improvisations, open mics, and concerts in various spaces to celebrate the beginning of spring, organized by the Goethe-Institute. French German Cultural Center.

Deba of Mayotte

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Deba of Mayotte is a Sufi women’s ritual performance that consists of an ensemble of 13 women dressed in beautiful frocks, slowly rocking back and forth to the rhythm played on hand drums, sharing profundities about earthly
and spiritual matters. Organized within the framework of Al Kamandjati Festival. Ramallah Cultural Palace.

Kathak

East Jerusalem (02)

Kathak – Aïtana de los reyes is advance of celestial expression by Anuj Mishra, presented within the framework of Al Kamandjati Festival. Al Hakawati Theater.

A Sufi Trails Hike in Deir Ghassaneh

Bethlehem (02)

A Sufi Trails Hike in Deir Ghassaneh in the hills north of Ramallah, organized by VisitPalestine.ps in cooperation with Al-Rozana Association, to explore the unspoiled beauty of the surrounding countryside and to visit evocative
medieval Sufi sanctuaries in Palestine. The hike will be followed by participation in Al-Kamandjati Musical Journey Festival Concert. Meeting
Point – Visit Palestine Center in Bethlehem. For registration, please contact info@visitpalestine.ps.