Sightseeing

Photo Essay on the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 23.04.2012:

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A Few of the Hikers Participating in the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival-an Unprecedented “Moving Festival” Celebrating 40 years of Hiking in Artas

On Sunday, April 22, 2012, members of a select group of Palestinian and international organizations gathered in the Artas Valley to participate in a unique event—a festival hike, organized by the Ar(...)

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Images of the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 23.04.2012:

For those who missed the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival, a "moving festival" between Solomon's Pools and Artas that took place Sunday, April 22, 2012, some lovely photos can be seen at the end of a panet article in Arabic. Just scroll past the text:http://www.panet.co.il/Ext/PrintOut/111/110/539013.html

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Hiking in Artas

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 10.04.2012:

Thanks to Musa Sanad, founder of the Artas Folklore Center, Artas was the first village where organized hiking took place in Modern Palestine. Though other organizations now also offer hiking in the Artas Valley,the Artas Folklore Center continues to find ways to keep things fresh and distinctive by highlighting its unique natural and cultural heritage. It is currently at work developing the (...)

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FORTY YEARS OF ORGANIZED HIKING IN ARTAS

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 10.04.2012:

This year marks the 40th anniversary of organized hiking in the Artas Valley. Thanks to Musa Sanad, (1949-2005) future founder of the Artas Folklore Center, thousands of visitors used to walk the touristic trail in Artas before 1987, when tourism was ended by the events of the first Intifada. Musa Sanad developed two basic itineraries, one from Solomon's Pools to the village of Artas, and ano(...)

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Videos and Video Clips of Artas

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 07.04.2012:

The Artas Folklore Center hopes to make its own video soon. In the meantime, we have gathered a few videos and video clips from the web for you. Note that the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival (2007) was the most ambitious in recent years. Begin explorations below image.

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The most recent festival, the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuc(...)

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Photo Essays on Artas

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 07.04.2012:

There are plenty of photos of Artas for you to discover on Palestine-family.net. In case you are in a hurry, we've listed a few for you to start with below the image.



A photo essay of the Fourteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival begins here:

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