Bethlehem Cultural Festival

A celebration of Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean’s rich and diverse cultural scene through music, theatre, film, cookery, dance, architectural heritage and discussion.

Bethlehem Cultural Festival

BETHLEHEM CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Save the date – Bethlehem Cultural Festival 2021 from 2nd to 5th December 2021

Bethlehem Cultural Festival shines a light on the arts, culture and heritage of the Eastern Mediterranean and forges partnerships and collaborations with cultural organisations across the world.

This annual, independent festival, which is digital and physical, takes place in the first weekend of December, and events are held throughout the year as part of and in the lead up to the festival. It is a worldwide platform for Palestinian and Arab arts and culture, celebrating their richness, diversity and value.

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2020 PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Abdelfattah Abusrour ● Al-Harah Theatre ● Alrowwad Cultural and Arts Society ● Amal Mukheirez ● Amwaj Choir ● Amer Shomali ● Angela Feeney ● Annemarie Jacir ● Ayed Arafah ● Baha’ AbuShanab ● Baha Hilo ● Baladi Dance Group ● Basma Al Husseini ● Bethlehem Municipality ● Breandán de Gallaí ● Caitlin McLeod ● Catherine Young ● CharqGharb ● Chœur de Jeunes de l’Orchestre de Paris ● Dan Saladino ● David Greig ● Elias & Yousef Anastas ● Fadi Kattan ● George Al Ama ● Hani Abudayyeh ● HE Dr Husam Zomlot ● Ibrahim Handal ● Issam Juha ● Jacob Norris ● James Greenan ● Lamar Elias ● Larissa Sansour ● Leila Sansour ● Mafar Band ● Maha Saca ● Manal Odeh ● Mandy Turner ● Marina Barham ● Mark Khano ● Miar Kawwas ● Michael Awad ● Milad Fatouleh ● Mira Abualzulof ● Mitri Raheb ● Mohamed Abu Haniyeh ● Nadia Wardeh ● Nicola Zreineh ● Omniya Abdel Barr ● Palestinian Heritage Center ● Phyllida Lloyd ● Raed Saadeh ● Ramzi Shomali ● Rana Musallam ● Rania Elias ● Ríonach Ní Néill ● Rima Mismar ● Sameh Shaheen ● Sami Khoury ● Sami Metwasi ● Sir Vincent Fean ● Sliman Mansour ● Tamara Abu Laban ● Thomasina Miers ● Victoria Brittain ● Vivien Sansour ● Wisam Al Jafari ● Wisam Salsaa ● Xanthe Clay

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British Council
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