The Public Outreach Program aims to promote Palestinian contemporary culture and life through creative encounters that target primarily the younger generation of artists and performers. It is a platform to showcase young talent in music, art, literature and cinema, as well as presenting a rich program of talks and performances about the city and its history, interpolated by an assortment of culinary activities involving local chefs and non-professional members of the community. Artists, writers, historians, musicians and performers are invited to give public performances including talks, discussions, readings, shows and film screenings with the aim to bring together community members and creative individuals in a shared space for experimentation, entertainment and free expression.

Palestinian Walks, Sarhat Falastiniyyah

Raja Shehadeh

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Raja Shehadeh, born in 1951, is a Palestinian lawyer and author residing in Ramallah, Palestine. He is the founder of Al-Haq, a human rights organization, and has written several books including: Occupation Diaries, Palestinian Walks, Strangers in the House, Shifting Sands, and A Rift in Time: Travels with My Ottoman Uncle.