Bethlehem Cultural Festival

Tag: Discussion

Online launch of First Arabic edition of Granta Literature Magazine

Mahmoud Muna speaks to Arabic Granta authors

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The Mother of Pearl Industry of Bethlehem

George Al Ama talks about the traditional Bethlehem craft of carving Mother of Pearl and its fascinating history and sad decline over many centuries.

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Planet Bethlehem - Unexpected tales from a small town!

Historian Jacob Norris and film maker Leila Sansour talk about launching an online archive of the city.  Photo display and Q&A with Mandy Turner. 

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Challenges facing tourism in Bethlehem post Covid

Discussion and Q and A with Michel Awad (Alternative Tourism), Sami Khoury (Visit Palestine), Hani Abu Dayyeh (NET Tours), Rula Rizik and Mark Khano.

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Open Bethlehem (Discussion)

Palestine/British director Leila Sansour in conversation with Sir Vincent Fean. Followed by Q and A with Angela Feeney.

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A culinary journey through Bethlehem (Discussion)

A live conversation between Franco-Palestinian chef Fadi Kattan and Thomasina Miers (Cook, writer, TV and radio presenter).

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Irrepressible creativity - Palestine’s arts and culture scene today

Panel discussion with Marina Barham, Rania Elias, Abdelfattah Abusrour with Phyllida Lloyd.

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Cooking in Bethlehem and Gaza

Cookery class and discussion with Manal Odeh, Amal Mukheirez and Rana Musallam joined by Xanthe Clay,Telegraph food writer

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Embodying identity - Dabka and Damhsa Gaelach/Irish Dance

Irish dancing/dabka dance collaboration performance followed by a discussion about the importance of Dabka in Palestine and Irish Dancing in Ireland.

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Urban Heritage

Film clips and a live discussion about action in response to the many challenges threatening the rich urban heritage (material & intangible) of cities across the region

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