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Let this unique photo exhibition lead you along the path of history and be a window into to the Palestinian rural culture and traditions!
On Tuesday, 23rd of January 2017, Palestine Heritage Trail Touring Photo Exhibition was launched at its first location – Hebron University, Yasser Arafat Building. Within three months, between February and April 2017, the photographs are planned to be exhibited in various universities and colleges in Bethlehem, Nablus, Birzeit, Jenin and return to Hebron.
The images captured on Palestine Heritage Trail celebrate history, cultural heritage, and collective memory of Palestinian people. The exhibit documents, through captivating imagery, groups’ hikes along the cultural route that is rich in various Palestinian historical landmarks and iconic cultural sites. The photographs and informative panels give a lot of information about Palestine; its nature, landscapes, history, archeological, historical and religious sites. The photographs also show Palestinian hospitality and cultural exchange.
Through the exhibition Palestine Heritage Trail organization (PHT) would like to encourage its audience, with a focus on Palestinian youth, to experience their country on foot and spend their time in nature. On the opening days at each university or college, representatives of PHT team will provide students and journalist with a detailed presentation and will be there for any questions.
The touring photo exhibition is one of the activities of the project supported by Tetraktys and Afrat – French organizations partnering with Palestine Heritage Trail. The pictures were taken by Elias Halabi (link: https://www.facebook.com/EliasHalabiPhotography/) and Frits Meyst (https://www.facebook.com/meystphoto/).
Palestine Heritage Trail Touring Photo Exhibition Program:
23.01.2017 – 26.01.2017 – Hebron University – Hebron
14.02.2017 – 16.02.2017 – Bethlehem University – Bethlehem
21.02.2017 – 23.02.2017 – Al-Najah University – Nablus
28.02.2017 – 02.03.2017 – Birzeit University – Birzeit
21.03.2017 – 23.03.2017 – Politehnic University – Hebron
06.03.2017 – 09.03.2017 – Al-Aroub College – Hebron
11.04.2017 – 13.04.2017 – American Arab College – Jenin