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Beit Jala International Festival For Peace

Everyone's dream is to live freely and peacefully in his country within a calm and peaceful environment. For this reason "Beit Jala International Festival for Peace" will be held under the patronage of His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas adopting the slogan "Towards a just peace and a hopeful future". Different groups with different cultures will participate in this festival in addition to the local and international mayors and personalities.

This festival will last for two days; it will include different cultural activities as well as the handicrafts exhibition, photo exhibition and the farmers market, there will be also touristic activities and different visits to ancient and cultural sites.

Festival Objectives:

1- To call for a solidarity with the Palestinian people in order to get their legal rights to live with dignity and freedom in an independent country.
2- To enhance the economical situation of the citizens by promoting their sustainability during this difficult economical situation.
3- To foster the dialogue and exchange of cultures and civilizations.
4- To revive the tourism sector by introducing the touristic sites in Beit Jala City and the whole district.