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.
The most recent festival, the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival 2012, being a “moving festival” differs from previous festivals. The photos and videos are still coming in. Here are a few to start off with:http://www.wordpress-230236-736489.cloudwaysapps.com/index.php?nav=223-222&cid=534&did=8322&pageflip=1
Many videos of Artas, the Artas Folklore Troupe and various lettuce Festivals have been uploaded by “noorartas” on different sites (in Arabic). This user also has his own site on http://www.youtube.com/user/nourartas. We have selected and annotated some of them for you, among others.
The Fifteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival
In.com Video gallery
http://www.in.com/videos/gallery/-id-0pdE3F9QLWU.html A mixed male female debka troupe
The Thirtheenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival
-Clip uploaded by You Tube user nourartas:
Shows one of the female debka troupes at the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival as well as a shot of the crowd watching.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZG7mXP9WQ8&feature=related
Clip showing mixed group of youngsters dancing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7oSc3q61DE&feature=related
Videos by Steve Leicester of the UK on the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival (2007) can be seen here:Dabke Artas Lettuce Festival 2007 Part 1 http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5513512632165981926&q=Artas+%22Lettuce+Festival%
Dabke Artas Lettuce Festival 2007 Part 2
Twelfth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival
Clip 1: Video of the village and events of the festival set to background music, followed by a the performance of the Artas Folklore Troupe to its own musical accompaniment. By You Tube user noorartas
Fashion Show of the Twelfth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival on You Tube -From You Tube User noorartas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qXy9Ec4l2w
Clip 2: Palestinian Fashion Show
Shows high school girls in their fashion show during the Lettuce festival that took place in the Grden of the Hortus Conclusus as well as posting with traditional Palestinian vessels and implements by the spring and the museum, as well as some sites of the village.
Set to instrumental version of a popular Arabic song “Foq al Nakhle Foq” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-dYCEhuNt0
Artas Folklore Troupe
The Artas Folklore Center’s Ahya al Turath Troupe in a Debka Festival on You Tube by You Tube user nourartas
Artas Folklore Troupe at the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival