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Artas Folklore Center and the Palestine Wildlife Society Invite you to theTwelfth Annual Artas Lettuce FestivalThursday, April 6: 1:30-6- and Friday April 7, 2006 9-6 in the Enclosed Garden, ArtasNature and Heritage Hikes Folklore Shows, Art and Photographic Exhibits, Palestine-Family.Net Demonstrations; Crafts, Books and Food Sales, Guided Visits to the MuseumOpening in the Presence of Salah TaamariFunded by the British Consulate JerusalemProgram:Thursday, April 6: 1:30 Opening Speeches with Oral and Musical folklore interludes in presence of Salah Taamari2:00- 6:00 Exhibits and Stalls Open ; Folklore Shows6-8 Special Dinner and Folklore Show for groups by reservationFriday, April 7, 9-7 Exhibits and Stalls, 10-2 Easy Nature and Heritage Hike from Solomon’s Pools to Artas guided by Emad Atrash, Director Palestine Wildlife Society —bird watching, flora and fauna, archeological and cultural sites (By reservation);2-3 Traditional Palestinian Meal: reservation required;3-6 Folklore Shows Travel from Jerusalem and back provided by Daher Travel in vans or buses by arrangement. (Fee applies) Inquiries and reservations: (Leyla Zuaiter 673 43 07 052 2 292 782)Folkore and Music*PoetryPoetry Reading: Aminallah Ayesh Artas Poet*Folklore Presentations Ataba, Zaghel: JafraArtas Folklore Troupe Dekba: Artas Folklore Troupe* Hussan Folklore Troupe* Khaimeh Folklore Troupe, Dehaisheh *YWCA East Jerusalem Debka Troupe, Music on Traditional Palestinian Instruments :: Artas Folklore Troupe Traditional Turkish singing accompanied by Saz, Mahmut Dogan, Ali Arslan,Turkish Cultural Center Girl’s Percussion Group Dehaisheh Elementary School for Girls Fashion Show of Regional Palestinian Thobs Awda High School for Girls, BethlehemExhibits Historical Photos of Artas by Hilma Granqvist: Palestine Exploration Fund, London Palestine-Family.Net Demonstrations: James Prineas, Australia/Berlin Books on Artas and Palestinian Heritage: Educational Bookshop, Jerusalem: Photos of the Natural and Cultural Heritage of Palestine::Palestine Wildlife Society Paintings by Palestinian Artists: Adnan Zbeideh, Baha Ayesh, Ramzi YazenStalls: Books*Embroidery*Home made snacks and preserved goodsCrafts Demonstrations Olive Wood Yusef Abdel Kareem, Artas *Plaster plaques Nidal Fahmy, ArtasFresh Palestinian Bread Baked on the Spot: Taboun*IshraqjNature and Heritage Hike from Solomon’s Pools to Artas Village led by Emad Atrash of Palestine Wildlife Society and Members of the Artas Folklore Center: Birdwatching; Historical and Archeological Sites, Artas History, Folklore and Traditions And Lots of Lettuce!Funded By The British Consulate of JerusalemWith special thanks to the Alexander Hotel, Bethlehem* Arab Educational Institute, Bethlehem*Arab Hotel Association* Artas Student Union* Artas Village Council* Daher Travel* Falestin Naili, Researcher on Artas, Amman *Open Bethlehem*Palestine Heritage Center* Sisters of the Convent of the Enclosed Garden, Artas* Reem Abdel Hadi This Week in Palestine

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 30.03.2006:

Artas Folklore Center and the Palestine Wildlife Society Invite you to theTwelfth Annual Artas Lettuce FestivalThursday, April 6: 1:30-6- and Friday April 7, 2006 9-6 in the Enclosed Garden, ArtasNature and Heritage Hikes Folklore Shows, Art and Photographic Exhibits, Palestine-Family.Net Demonstrations; Crafts, Books and Food Sales, Guided Visits to the MuseumOpening in the Presence of Salah TaamariFunded by the British Consulate JerusalemProgram:Thursday, April 6: 1:30 Opening Speeches with Oral and Musical folklore interludes in presence of Salah Taamari2:00- 6:00 Exhibits and Stalls Open ; Folklore Shows6-8 Special Dinner and Folklore Show for groups by reservationFriday, April 7, 9-7 Exhibits and Stalls, 10-2 Easy Nature and Heritage Hike from Solomon’s Pools to Artas guided by Emad Atrash, Director Palestine Wildlife Society —bird watching, flora and fauna, archeological and cultural sites (By reservation);2-3 Traditional Palestinian Meal: reservation required;3-6 Folklore Shows Travel from Jerusalem and back provided by Daher Travel in vans or buses by arrangement. (Fee applies) Inquiries and reservations: (Leyla Zuaiter 673 43 07 052 2 292 782)Folkore and Music*PoetryPoetry Reading: Aminallah Ayesh Artas Poet*Folklore Presentations Ataba, Zaghel: JafraArtas Folklore Troupe Dekba: Artas Folklore Troupe* Hussan Folklore Troupe* Khaimeh Folklore Troupe, Dehaisheh *YWCA East Jerusalem Debka Troupe, Music on Traditional Palestinian Instruments :: Artas Folklore Troupe Traditional Turkish singing accompanied by Saz, Mahmut Dogan, Ali Arslan,Turkish Cultural Center Girl’s Percussion Group Dehaisheh Elementary School for Girls Fashion Show of Regional Palestinian Thobs Awda High School for Girls, BethlehemExhibits Historical Photos of Artas by Hilma Granqvist: Palestine Exploration Fund, London Palestine-Family.Net Demonstrations: James Prineas, Australia/Berlin Books on Artas and Palestinian Heritage: Educational Bookshop, Jerusalem: Photos of the Natural and Cultural Heritage of Palestine::Palestine Wildlife Society Paintings by Palestinian Artists: Adnan Zbeideh, Baha Ayesh, Ramzi YazenStalls: Books*Embroidery*Home made snacks and preserved goodsCrafts Demonstrations Olive Wood Yusef Abdel Kareem, Artas *Plaster plaques Nidal Fahmy, ArtasFresh Palestinian Bread Baked on the Spot: Taboun*IshraqjNature and Heritage Hike from Solomon’s Pools to Artas Village led by Emad Atrash of Palestine Wildlife Society and Members of the Artas Folklore Center: Birdwatching; Historical and Archeological Sites, Artas History, Folklore and Traditions And Lots of Lettuce!Funded By The British Consulate of JerusalemWith special thanks to the Alexander Hotel, Bethlehem* Arab Educational Institute, Bethlehem*Arab Hotel Association* Artas Student Union* Artas Village Council* Daher Travel* Falestin Naili, Researcher on Artas, Amman *Open Bethlehem*Palestine Heritage Center* Sisters of the Convent of the Enclosed Garden, Artas* Reem Abdel Hadi This Week in Palestine

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