Sightseeing

Annual Cultural Events in Palestine

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 10.10.2011:

TWIP

October 2011

Palestine is the destination for those seeking cultural and spiritual enrichment. At the crossroads of civilisations for centuries, and the birthplace of the three Abrahamic faiths, Palestine is rich in historical endowments. The rich history of Palestine is still very much alive today in its ethnically and religiously diverse population.

Despite the cou(...)

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2007 Artas Lettuce Festival: Festival Guide

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

(Text only version of the printed Festival Guide)

submitted by Artas Folklore Center 10.04.2007

Welcome to the Thirteenth Annual Lettuce Festival

"Lettuce? Why Lettuce?" is a question often asked when mention is made of the Artas Lettuce Festival. Established in 1994 to honor the Palestinian farmer by the late Musa Sanad, founder of the Artas Folklore Center, the Artas L(...)

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2007 Artas Lettuce Festival Program

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

Artas Lettuce Festival Final Program

submitted by Artas Folklore Center 13.04.2007

The Palestinian Ministry of Culture

FESTIVAL PROGRAM

of

The Thirteenth Annual Lettuce Festival

Thursday, April 12-Sunday, April 15 2005

With Abdul Aziz Abul Hadbeh

The Artas Folklore Center

Day 1 Thursday, April 12, 2007

Opening and Performa(...)

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Museum of Tradition and Popular Art Baitouna Al-Talhami

Contributed by Bethlehem Arab Women's Union on 15.10.2006:

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A. This museum is housed in two old buildings in the traditional style consisting of 12 rooms.

B. The museum first opened in 1972 and boasts a valuable collection of traditional Palestinian costumes, household and agricultural items and traditional furniture; in addition a large collection of old photographs and pictures depicting Bethlehem and its inhabi(...)

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The Museum of the History of Bethlehem:

Contributed by Bethlehem Arab Women's Union on 15.10.2006:

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http://www.arabwomenunion.org/3.htm

This museum, housed in a modern building on the Jerusalem Hebron road opposite the Jacir’s Palace Hotel, is going to be specialized in the history of Bethlehem and its people.

It comprises:

- an Exhibition Gallery

- an Archeological site, as it is built on a Roman Aqueduct

- a permanent Exhib(...)

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Tourism and Recreation in Artas

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 28.09.2006:

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Located a 10 minute drive to the South of Bethlehem near Solomon's Pools, Artas brims with delights for the senses and the imagination. The first heritage center licensed by the Palestinian Authority, the Artas Folklore Center is known for its ethnographic museum and library, restored historic buildings, lettuce festival, folklore troupe and handicrafts. There is(...)

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Attractions of Artas

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 28.09.2006:

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Of the villages surrounding Bethlehem, Artas is the ideal rural tourist destination to develop. It is at once typical of Palestinian villages, making it of interest to foreigners, while it also enjoys the distinction of many unique physical and socio-cultural features, which make it attractive and interesting to Palestinians from other areas. Artas is easily reac(...)

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Domestic Tourism: Mazra’a Qibliyeh Heritage and Tourism Center Offers Rural Hospitality to Seventy-four Palestinians from the Arab Educational Institute/Bethlehem

Contributed by Paltour News on 14.03.2006:

By Leyla Zuaiter

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On Sunday, December 4, the new Heritage and Tourism Center of the village of Mazra’a al Qibliyeh welcomed its first two bus-loads of guests. These consisted of seventy-four Palestinians from the women’s, parents’ and children’s groups of the Arab Educational Institute-Open Windows (AEI) from Bethlehem. Out for a day of spiritual and physic(...)

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Daher Travel: Artas Itineraries

Contributed by Paltour news on 02.03.2006:

In cooperation with Artas Folklore Center,Jerusalem-based Daher Travel offers a selection of Artas experiences and itineraries.

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Let Daher tours get you to Artas, so you can save your time and effort for your hike, ramble, museum visit, lunch or folklore show.

1. Half-day Ramble from Solomon’s Pools to Artas. (including lunch , folklore sho(...)

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Artas

Contributed by Palestine Family.net on 02.03.2006:

Located a 10 minute drive to the South of Bethlehem near Solomon's Pools, Artas brims with delights for the senses and the imagination. The first heritage center licensed by the Palestinian Authority, the Artas Folklore Center is known for its ethnographic museum and library, restored historic buildings, lettuce festival, folklore troupe and handicrafts. There is something for everyone at Art(...)

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