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Articles from the Artas Folklore Center

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 28.09.2006:

There are plenty of articles on all aspects of Artas on Here are just a few to get you started.


Of Memory and Magic, Missionaries and Museums : More than Meets the Eye in Artas Everything in Artas is wrapped in layers of meaning, and everything is so much more than in seems. What is it about this place that has attracted so many civilizations, and people?


Musa Sanad 1949 – 2005A Modern Day

Palestinian Folk Hero(abridged version)

This Week in Palestine; Issue No. 83, March 2005

Longer Version

What made a school teacher dedicate his life to preserving the family history and heritage of the lovely village of Artas, just south of Bethlehem? Find out why and get an idea of just how much there was to preserve.


Family History Based Tourism: Case in Point: Artas Folklore Center, the Twelfth Annual Lettuce Festival April 7, 8 and 9, 2006 Paltournews February/March 2006 No. 10

What happens when a high-tech family history Internet site meets an ancient Palestinian village at a traditional local festival? Read about the promise of for developing rural heritage centers.

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