Launch of the latest book on Palestinian poet Abdul Lateef Aqel. Marrakech Hall – Yabous Cultural Centre.
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, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, organized by Al Kamandjati Association. Dar Al-Tifel al-Arabi.
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 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.
Opening of Yabous – 23 Years of Dedication, a photo exhibition that highlights Yabous achievements since its establishment.
Mahmoud Darwish Lounge, Yabous Cultural Centre.
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.
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, 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, 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.
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.