Handicrafts & Artifacts

Indigo Plant, Pomegranate, and Saffron Flowers

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 25.11.2011:

Indigo Plant, Pomegranate, and Saffron Flowers … A Festival of Colours

By George Al Ama and Nada Atrash, with contributions from Maha Saca

The traditional Palestinian costume: a composition of colours that not only expresses the harmonious taste of an owner and the skills of an experienced embroideress but is also an authentic mixture of cultural heritage and identity. The colou(...)

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Traditional Palestinian Costume Origins and Evolution

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 11.11.2011:

Traditional Palestinian Costume Origins and Evolution

August 2011

By Hanan Karaman Munayyer

Published by Interlink Books, May 2011, 560 pages, $165.00.

This book is a celebration of the enduring Palestinian tradition of embroidery with its rich patterns, colours, and stitches. It contains over 700 superb high-resolution photographs from the pristine Munayyer Collec(...)

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Has a Hollywood actress made Palestine solidarity chic?

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 01.11.2011:

Opinion/Editorial

Has a Hollywood actress made Palestine solidarity chic?

Emily Lawrence

The Electronic Intifada

28 October 2011

For photo Tilda Swinton:

http://electronicintifada.net/content/has-hollywood-actress-made-palestine-solidarity-chic/10533#.TrAKHHI7QaN

A flick through the November issue of the British edition of Vogue revealed one ac(...)

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Ramallah Suq

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 06.07.2010:

The New Buzz in Town

By Fatin Farhat

TWIP June 2010

Unsure where to go on a lazy Friday afternoon in Ramallah? Come check out the new buzz in town: Souq al-Haraja! If you are uncertain how to get there, lose yourself in the old city of Ramallah and simply follow the music.

Every Friday, the old city of Ramallah is met with the lively atmosphere of Souq al-Haraja, w(...)

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A Multi-Coloured Dress for Jerusalem A Fashion Show of Sorts

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.01.2010:

By Amal Nashashibi, Maro Sandrouni and Hamada Atallah

The Arab League decided that in 2009, Jerusalem would be “the Capital of Arab Culture.” The announcement took the Jerusalem community by surprise. Poets and writers quivered, as the task to reinstate the city as a centre of Palestinian Arab culture would be a daunting affair, especially as the necessary infrastructure is not in plac(...)

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The Taboun (Oven)

Contributed by Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program on 31.08.2009:

http://www.spiritofsumud.ps/gal-11-6.shtml

an interview with Mrs. Aida Kattan about the Taboun (Oven). This interview was conducted under the Cultural Tourism program- Spirit of Sumud.

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al Mukhtar

Contributed by Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program on 31.08.2009:

http://www.spiritofsumud.ps/gal-11-5.shtml

an interview with Mrs. Aida Kattan about the Mukhtar. This interview was conducted under the Cultural Tourism program- Spirit of Sumud.

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The Palestinian Wedding

Contributed by Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program on 31.08.2009:

http://www.spiritofsumud.ps/gal-11-4.shtml

an interview with Mrs. Aida Kattan about the Palestinian Wedding. This interview was conducted under the Cultural Tourism program- Spirit of Sumud.

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the Henna

Contributed by Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program on 31.08.2009:

http://www.spiritofsumud.ps/gal-11-3.shtml

an interview with Mrs. Aida Kattan about the Henna. This interview was conducted under the Cultural Tourism program- Spirit of Sumud.

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Nuzha: the Summer picnic

Contributed by Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program on 31.08.2009:

http://www.spiritofsumud.ps/gal-11-2.shtml

an interview with Mrs. Aida Kattan about the Summer Picnic. This interview was conducted under the Cultural Tourism program- Spirit of Sumud.

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