Bethlehem Cultural Festival

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Saturday 4th December 2021

All events at Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) unless specified
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Glasgow Cathedral

Carols at Glasgow Cathedral

Carols from Glasgow, Jerusalem and Bethlehem

Date: Saturday 4th Dec 2021
Time : 17:00 (UK)

Duration : 60 mins

Carol service with the Lord provost and Rev. Mark Johnstone. With readings and carols from Amwaj choir and the Youth Choir of Talitha Kumi school, including an Armenian Christmas-related song by Amwaj with solo singer Levon Kalaydjian.

Note this is a free event

Performance

Lighting of the tree in Bethlehem and Glasgow

Lighting of the tree in Bethlehem and Glasgow

Coordinated tree lighting between Bethlehem and Glasgow

Date: Saturday 4th Dec 2021
Time : 17:45 (UK)

Duration : 15 mins

Coordinated tree lighting at 17:45 UK time between Glasgow Cathedral and Manger Square, Bethlehem, followed by a candle-lit procession outside.

Note this is a free event


Bethlehem Site-Specific Festival

Ben Harrison and Allie Butler from Grid Iron Theatre, Marina Barham and Adnan Al Bobali from Al Harah Theatre and Sara Shaarawi, in a discussion chaired by Mark Brown

Date: Saturday 4th Dec 2021
Time : 18:30 (UK)

Duration : 50 mins

Ben Harrison and Allie Butler from Grid Iron Theatre and Marina Barham and Adnan Al Bobali from Al Harah Theatre, Bethlehem, discuss their collaborative project, the Bethlehem Site-Specific Festival. They are joined by playwright Sara Shaarawi, in a talk chaired by theatre critic Mark Brown. A short trailer of their project will be shown.

In partnership with British Council

Discussions


Charlie Davis

Urban Sport in Palestine

Charlie Davis from Skatepal: Film screening and presentation.

Date: Saturday 4th Dec 2021
Time : 19:30 (UK)

Duration : 50 mins

Charlie Davis, founder of Skatepal, shows a film and talks about his work in Palestine since 2006 with skateboarding and the establishment of Skatepal.

Discussions


Running freely

Discussion between Cairsti Russell and Diala Isid

Date: Saturday 4th Dec 2021
Time : 20:30 (UK)

Duration : 50 mins

Cairsti Russell in conversation with Diala Isid about her upcoming film, Freedom to Run, and the Bethlehem marathon.

Discussions


The End of the Night

Mafar

Date: Saturday 4th Dec 2021
Time : 21:30 (UK)

Duration : 7 mins

World premiere of Mafar’s latest piece, commissioned by the Bethlehem Cultural Festival and based on the Mahmoud Darwish’s poem collection, The End of the Night.

Performance


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