Art & Performing Arts

Door of Bethlehem (13)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 07.07.2006:

Hind Orfali El-Ama

A series of paintings: Doors of Bethlehem

The painting process:

Oil on canvas with palette knife

For more about the painter, see

http://www.thisweekinpalestine.com/inside.php?id=11&ed=114

Hind's website:

www.hind.se

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Hommage to Yasser Arafat

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 07.07.2006:

My hommage to Yasser Arafat

By Unamore (Marijke van Velzen), painter in Amsterdam

For me, Yasser Arafat was a Palestinian leader whose soul was immersed in the awareness that the Palestinian people is a people of the sun and should be allowed to live in freedom, in the same way as the sun rays give their light to everything that lives on earth. In him lived the vision of an oasi(...)

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Theatre Day Productions and Amer Khalil

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 11.06.2006:

"Who Am I?"

By Sarah Collins and Toine van Teeffelen

"Who am I?" A small boy's question to his father is the spark that ignites a blaze of storytelling - memories, legends, village tales, what was and what might have been are woven together to create 'Qandil's Feast', a 45-minute show for young people. The one-man show is performed by Amer Khalil and is the result of months of l(...)

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Ashtar Theatre

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 08.06.2006:

Ashtar for Theatre Productions and Training is a non-profit organization founded in Jerusalem in 1991. The first theatre training company in Palestine, Ashtar has maintained a consistent set of aims. It seeks to confront and challenge every aspect of Palestinian society, constantly encouraging people, especially youth, to question all aspects of their daily life. By adopting creative methods(...)

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Door of Bethlehem (14)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 27.05.2006:

Hind Orfali El-Ama

A series of paintings about Doors of Bethlehem

The painting process

Oil on canvas with palette knife

For more about the painter, see

http://www.thisweekinpalestine.com/inside.php?id=11&ed=114

Her website:

www.hind.se View Contribution

Door of Bethlehem (15)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 27.05.2006:

Hind Orfali El-Ama

A series of paintings about Doors of Bethlehem

The painting process

Oil on canvas with palette knife

For more about the painter, see

http://www.thisweekinpalestine.com/inside.php?id=11&ed=114

Her website:

www.hind.se View Contribution

Door of Bethlehem (16)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 27.05.2006:

Hind Orfali El-Ama

A series of paintings about Doors of Bethlehem



For more about the painter, see

http://www.thisweekinpalestine.com/inside.php?id=11&ed=114

Her website:

www.hind.se

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Fadwa Tuqan, Poet (1917-2003)

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 23.05.2006:

"It would be enough for me to die in my country, to be buried, to dissolve and be annihilated"

Fadwa Tuqan is the grande dame of Palestinian letters. She is considered one of the best pioneering contemporary Arab poets. Born in 1917 to one of Nablus?s leading families, Tuqan, whose work has won several international prizes, knew Palestine under British rule, the creation of the state(...)

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Hind Orfali El-Ama: Palestinian painter

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 14.05.2006:

Artist of the Month

Hind Orfali El-Ama, who is currently living in Stockholm was born in Bethlehem, Palestine in 1962. She moved to Sweden in 1986, where she studied art for one year at Prisma, Folkhögskolan mkfc in 1999 and for another two years at Folkhögskola Art School in Upplands Väsby.

During her years in Sweden, Hind worked in different schools in the community where she (...)

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Popular Art Center

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 25.02.2006:

This Week in Palestine

June 2005

Palestine International Festival 2005 Reviving a Distinguished Tradition of Art for Freedom in Occupied Palestine

The Popular Art Centre (PAC), one of the leading NGOs in the occupied Palestinian territory, is reviving its distinguished Palestine International Festival this year, after a lull of several years. The Festival will be held i(...)

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