August 2018
All Cities

The Cage

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

The Cage is a story collection that highlights life under occupation in Ramallah and the Palestinian people’s pursuit to live in the midst of the complications of daily life. Organizedby Ramallah Public Library. Ramallah MunicipalTheatre.

Launch of the latest book

East Jerusalem (02)

Launch of the latest book on Palestinian poet Abdul Lateef Aqel. Marrakech Hall – Yabous Cultural Centre.

Book launch

East Jerusalem (02)

Book launch for young Jerusalemite writers Linda Sandouka, Al Saik, and Misa’ Edreis, King of California, in cooperation with the Seventh Day Seminar and Tamer Institute for Community Education. Marrakech Hall- Yabous Cultural Centre.

Ramallah Orchestra

East Jerusalem (02)

Ramallah Orchestra, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, organized by Al Kamandjati Association. Dar Al-Tifel al-Arabi.

Ramallah Orchestra

Bethlehem (02)

Ramallah Orchestra, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, organized by Al Kamandjati Association. Bethlehem University.

Ramallah Orchestra

Nablus (09)

Ramallah Orchestra, Beethoven’sm 9th Symphony, organized by Al Kamandjati mAssociation. The Prince Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Theater, An-Najah University.

The British band

East Jerusalem (02)

The British band Bond Quartet consists of four artists who play viola, violin, and cello. Bond’s signature sound is distinguished as Oriental music mixed and infused with Western styles. They will be accompanied on two pieces
by Palestinian musicians from the National Conservatory of Music. Faisal Husseini Hall – Yabous Cultural Centre.

Faraj Suleiman

East Jerusalem (02)

Faraj Suleiman will present a creative mix of his own music and compositions accompanied by French and Palestinian musicians as well. Faisal Husseini Hall – Yabous Cultural Centre.

Open Call for Artists

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Open Call for Artists: The Khalilm Sakakini Cultural Centre invites artists to submit entries to be considered for the exhibition Debt as part of Qalandiya International, in response to the theme “Solidarity,” opening in October 2018. The call is open till Sunday, August 5, 2018. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook. com/events/2238028166474864/.

Subcontracted Nations

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Subcontracted Nations is a collective exhibition that seeks to tackle questions about the various concepts of the national especially given the significant transformations that we witness today with the changes in the
local and global political discourse. The exhibition is open daily except Sundays and Fridays and runs until September 30, 2018. A.M. Qattan
Foundation’s Cultural Center.

Opening of Yabous – 23 Years of Dedication

East Jerusalem (02)

Opening of Yabous – 23 Years of Dedication, a photo exhibition that highlights Yabous achievements since its establishment.
Mahmoud Darwish Lounge, Yabous Cultural Centre.

Ali

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim is a 90-minute film in Arabic (with English subtitles)
directed by Sharif Al-Bandari and organized by FilmLab. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center.

The Second Annual International Palestine

Nablus (09)

Date:Friday 31 – Saturday 1 September
The Second Annual International Palestine Open Debate Championships 2018, organized by An-Najah University Debate Society (NNUDS). An-Najah National University.

Salal Releasing

East Jerusalem (02)

Salal Releasing is a performance that uses dance as a language to connect various cultures from around the world, organized by Douban Professional Dance. The Palestinian National Theatre – Al Hakawati.

Salal in Ramallah

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Salal in Ramallah is a performance that uses dance as a language to connect various cultures from around the world, organized by
Douban Professional Dance. Ramallah Cultural Palace.

Spanish Summer Festival 2018

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Spanish Summer Festival 2018, organized by the Hispanic Palestinian Cultural Center to celebrate the 8th Hispanic Palestinian
Summer Festival. Snowbar Restaurant

Shepherds Beer Festival 2018

Bethlehem (02)

Shepherds Beer Festival 2018.m Organized by Shepherds Beer Fest. Oush Ghrab, Beit Sahour.

Opening of the Jerusalem Festival with the Palestinian group Yalalan

East Jerusalem (02)

Opening of the Jerusalem Festival with the Palestinian group Yalalan, established in 2005 through the efforts of a group of musician friends to preserve Arabic musical heritage in style and content, and contribute to its sharing across generations through young voices and authentic melodies and compositions about land, love, and hope. Faisal Husseini Hall – Yabous Cultural Centre.

36 Abbas Street

East Jerusalem (02)

36 Abbas Street, Haifa, by Raeda Taha, is a story about two Palestinian families: one that stayed in Palestine and became hostage to fate,
becoming citizens of the Jewish state of Israel; and the second that was forced to leave and wandered to all corners of the world in search of a country they could call their own. But for both families, 36 Abbas Street is home. Faisal Husseini Hall – Yabous Cultural Centre.

Closing of the Jerusalem Festival with Bare’em El-Funoun

East Jerusalem (02)

Closing of the Jerusalem Festival with Bare’em El-Funoun, which was established by El-Funoun in 1986 to promote Palestinian-Arab cultural identity and to counter, through music and dance expression, the marginalization and alienation of Palestinian children and youth. The group consists of 48 young dancers. Faisal Husseini Hall – Yabous Cultural Centre.

Peer Gynt

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

is a youth play organized by ASHTAR Theatre, directed by Emile Saba and performed by ASHTAR students. Palestine
Circus School.

Coffee in Town

East Jerusalem (02)

Coffee in Town, presented by the Palestinian Circus School, tells the story of people coming together in the same space and at the same time, sharing a collective experience, but each has his/ her own story to tell. Yabous Cultural Centre.

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