February 2017
All Cities

Gaming Club

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Date: Sunday 5, 12, 19, 26
Gaming Club organized by the French-German Cultural Center for 6- to
14-year-old children to play video gamesm and discover new games. Robert Schumann mLibrary.

“Free Fall”

East Jerusalem (02)

“Free Fall” by the ar tist Bashir Qonqar. Al Ma’mal Foundation for
Contemporary Art, New Gate, Old City.

“Jerusalem’s Life”

East Jerusalem (02)

An exhibition entitled “Jerusalem’s Life” by three Jerusalemite
women: Nisreen Matuly, Aseel Jamal, and Hibam Siam who highlight the talents of the women of this ancient city to prove that women are
capable of making change and giving life to this city. Al-Hamra Palace, Salah Al-Din Street

La Question de Palestine

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

La Question de Palestine (a lecture in French with Arabic translation) by Henry Laurens, who currently holds the chair of modern Arab history at the Collège de France,m and who is the author of a five-volume history
of Palestine. Organized by the French Institute of Jerusalem in cooperation with the French Institute for the Near East. French-German Cultural Center – Robert Schumann Library.


Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Stammtisch-German, an evening organized by the language department at the Goethe Institut, offers people an opportunity to speak German, play games, and enjoy an evening in exchanging information. Sangria´s Restaurant.

Hebron (02)

16:00 “Study Arabic in Palestine” is am specialized course for internationals interested in learning the Arabic language. The Excellence Center in Palestine, Ein Sarah Street.

Media Institutions Management

Jenin (04)

Media Institutions Management specialized course for individuals interested
in developing their management performance in the media institutions. Bahaa Khairy Institution BKI.

Commencement of a two-year intensivelevel diploma course

Bethlehem (02)

Commencement of a two-year intensivelevel diploma course for professional iconpainting that covers 15 hours per week of drawing skills and painting in egg tempera, as well as information on iconography. Classes
are held on Tuesday evenings, and Friday and Saturday mornings, depending on demand. Beginners are very welcome. All classes are
free, with an annual enrollment fee of 100 NIS. Bethlehem Icon School, Star Street.


Bethlehem (02)

Tree-Planting Palestine February is an activity organized by To Be There initiative to support Palestinian farmers with help and presence during the planting of several hundred olive trees. The activity will offerm you the opportunity to learn about daily life under military occupation, Israel’s policies towards land confiscations, and the control of the Palestinian population. The program will include several excursions in Bethlehem, Hebron, and Jerusalem. For more information, please visit the Facebook page: https://www. facebook.com/ToBeThere.Palestine/.

Inauguration of the First Mobile Short Film Festival 2017

Gaza (08)

Inauguration of the First Mobile Short Film Festival 2017, organized by the Culture and Free Thought Association in Gaza to focus on youth unemployment and the rights of people with disabilities. The Culture and Free Thought Association.

Ismail Shammout

Bethlehem (02)

Dar Al-Kalima University College of Arts & Culture announces the Ismail Shammout competition for fine art for the year 2017,
entitled “For Life,” and calls for Palestinian artists from the West Bank, Gaza, occupied Palestinian lands of 1948, and from the diaspora to apply for participation before February 20, 2017. For more information,
please visit the announcement section of the official website: www.daralkalima.net.

Where Would I Find Like You, Ali?

East Jerusalem (02)

Where Would I Find Like You, Ali? The play monologue is written and acted by Raida Taha and directed by Lina Abyad. The Palestinian National Theatre – Al Hakawati.

Bethlehem (02)

Date: Friday 10,24
The Bethlehem old city walkingm tour is a free-of-charge tour organized by Hosh Abu Jarour Tourist Information Center and Bethlehem Municipality to explore the history, culture, and heritage of Bethlehem through

inspecting the old buildings and visiting various sites. During the tour, participants will visit Star Street, Abu Jarour Neighborhood, the Icon
School, the Salesian Museum and Workshop, Manger Square, and the Church of the Nativity. The starting point will be at the headquarters
of Hosh Abu Jarour Tourist Information Center on Star Street, and it will end at the Church of the Nativity.