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Culture

The Culture of Palestine is closely related to those of the nearby Levantine countries such as Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan, and the Arab World. Cultural contributions to the fields of art, literature, music, costume and cuisine express the Palestinian experience despite the geographical separation between Palestinian territories, Israel and the Diaspora.

AQU and partner Palestinian universities celebrate launch of joint PhD program in ITE

JERUSALEM /PNN/ Al-Quds University (AQU), the Arab American University, and Palestine Polytechnic University celebrated the launch of the Doctorate Program…

Israel considers allowing Jews to pray in Al-Aqsa

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Friday that the state of Israel is considering allowing Jews to pray and…

AQU, Heinrich Heine Düsseldorf University celebrate graduation of 10th Class of joint MA of European Studies

GERMANY /PNN/ Al-Quds University (AQU) and Heinrich Heine Düsseldorf University (HHUD) celebrated the graduation of the 10th Class of the…

Kamila Shamsie loses Nelly Sachs Book Prize because of support for BDS

After having awarded British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie the prize early in September, the Nelly Sachs Book Prize jury has decided…

AQU Launches its Friends Association in Turkey

ISTANBUL /PNN/ In a grand ceremony held in Istanbul, President of Al-Quds University (AQU) Prof. Imad Abu Kishek announced the…

CEC participates in launch of the Network of Arab Women in Elections

PNN/ Tunisia/ The Central Elections Commission (CEC) is participating in the launch of the Network of Arab Women in Elections,…

Palestinians revive memory of Aida; the woman who hosted refugees in 1948

By Elise Schroons- Bethlehem/ PNN/ The recently opened coffee shop named Aida in Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem, welcomes customers for…

Palestine to host first International Conference on Entrepreneurship in Bethlehem

PNN/ Ramallah/ Under the name "3E" Palestine will host the first of its kind international conference on empowering the entrepreneurial…

Lajee Center wraps up 19th International Summer Work Camp

PNN/ Bethlehem/ Lajee Centre has just wrapped up its 19th  International Summer Work Camp, a two-week annual programme that gives…

Palestine Youth Orechestra starts biggest tour in its history

PNN/ Bethlehem/  The Palestine Youth Orchestra (PYO) started the biggest tour in its history, with 90 Palestinian musicians from all…

Humanity 4 Palestine Launches ‘Freedom Sounds’ in London to Benefit Projects for Palestinian Children

London/PNN/ Humanity 4 Palestine Launched 'Freedom Sounds' in London to Benefit Projects for Palestinian Children One-of-a-kind event to feature Dead…

“SHAMS” Center obtains the membership of the United Nations ECOSOC

PNN/ Ramallah/ Human Rights and Democracy Media Center“SHAMS” has obtained the membership of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)…

Fun in the Sun : 120 Youth Take Part in Aida Youth Centre Summer Camp

Bethlehem/PNN/ For ten days in late June and early July 120 youth took part in the Aida Youth Centre Summer…

Mafar Releases Its Second Musical Album Series “VISA”

Bethlehem/PNN/ Palestinian rock band “Mafar” released its second album “VISA - تأشيرة” on various social media & musical platforms, presenting…

PCBS & Office of the Quartet to launch the Census Indicators website

PNN/ Ramallah/ Under the patronage of Dr. Ola Awad, President of Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) and in partnership…