The Palestine Festival of Literature (PalFest) will be launched on the sixth of May in Gaza with various events that will extend to Ramallah in the West Bank and Cairo downtown.
The events will take place in Gaza schools, universities and cultural centres and it’s all free and open to public.
6 May: Opening Night
4pm, Golden Media Centre (opposite Al-Azhar University)
8 May: Concert
5pm, Rashad Al-Shawa Centre
Concert by Jafra, Eskenderella and more.
9 May: Closing Night
5pm, Dar Al-Basha (opposite Qasr Al-Basha)
5 May, 7.30pm
Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre
Public reading with Maya Abu Hayat, Rachel Holmes, Bee Rowlatt, Abd Al-Rahim Al-Shaikh.
With a musical performance by Imad Sayrafi.
11 May, 8pm
Rawabet Theatre, Downtown