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.

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2021 Festival and how to buy tickets.

Bethlehem Cultural Festival

BETHLEHEM CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Bethlehem Cultural Festival

2nd to 5th December 2021

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

In December 2021, the Festival will include live events in London (Grand Junction, Paddington 2nd & 3rd December), and Glasgow (Glasgow Cathedral and the Centre for Contemporary Arts 4th December and City Chamber 5th December). There will also be a full programme of events available online for those not able to attend in person.

Bethlehem Cultural Festival have curated 4 nights of multiple events. We know a whole evening can be difficult for some so we have introduced flexible entry.

The programme of events is being announced gradually and we’ll publish the full listings when confirmed.

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GLASGOW LIVE
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LONDON TICKETS
GLASGOW TICKETS
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Buy a ticket and you can come to just one event or come to them all – the choice is yours!
Each ticket allows one person entry to any event on the date of the ticket.

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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