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The A.M. Qattan Foundation

Serving Culture and Education in Palestine and the Arab World

July 2019

A.M. Qattan Foundation awards 28 grants for artistic and cultural projects

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): During the first quarter of 2019, the Culture and Arts Programme (CAP) awarded 28 grants totaling $246,900 to support various artistic and cultural projects. For the ؛Performing Arts Grants, the CAP received 71...

 

In this Newsletter

  A.M. Qattan Foundation signs three co-funding agreements   Raeda Taha: “Collective work is the spirit of theatre art and the PLO is my first school”
  Lithuanian artist Marija Nemcenko concludes her artist residency in Palestine   Gaza: Hearing Impaired Students participate in a Photography Programme
  Gaza: Students make art using mathematical equations   Child Centre – Gaza launches 2019 summer activities in the context of Wajd Programme
  AMQF organises a workshop on ‘Soundscape Composition’   “Yoga for Kids” … Learning and return to the body and world
  Launch of the “Stories: a Journey in Imagination… a journey by hand” workshops at AMQF   A workshop on reflective writing with early childhood educators
  A.M. Qattan Foundation concludes Drama in Education Summer School’s Selection Workshops   Bethlehem University publishes ‘An Etymological Lexicon of Foreign Words in Palestinian Arabic’

 

General News

A.M. Qattan Foundation signs three co-funding agreements

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): The A.M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF), recently signed three co-funding agreements with the International Development and Relief Foundation – Canada (IDRF), Save the Children and the Swiss Agency for Development and... ...more

Public Programme

Raeda Taha: “Collective work is the spirit of theatre art and the PLO is my first school”

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation) – 6 May 2017 ‘Collective work is the basis of good theatre art, so I think of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) as my school of art, since it represents a model in Palestinian collective work.’... ...more

Lithuanian artist Marija Nemcenko concludes her artist residency in Palestine

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): On Monday 27 of May, the A.M. Qattan Foundation hosted a meeting with the Lithuanian artist Marija Nemcenko, concluding her two-month artist residency as part of the Ways of Travelling John Berger Artist... ...more

Child Centre Gaza

Gaza: Hearing Impaired Students participate in a Photography Programme

Gaza – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): “Hearing impaired students possess a high visual fluency, and a great ability to use sight with high concentration. The deaf can accurately hear with their eyes and work with their hands, this is what the children... ...more

Gaza: Students make art using mathematical equations

Gaza – A.M. Qattan Foundation: Students of Banat al-Zeitoun Elementary Girls School “B” participated in the ‘Design Your Scientific Project’ Programme organised by the Childs Centre – Gaza/ A.M. Qattan Foundation , where they learned mathematics... ...more

Child Centre – Gaza launches 2019 summer activities in the context of Wajd Programme

In the context of the “Extracurricular Activities for Wajd Children Project – 4 th Year”, the Child Centre – Gaza /A.M. Qattan Foundation launched 2019 summer activities on 9 June 2019. The project contributes to promoting innovation and creativity... ...more

Educational Research and Development Programme

AMQF organises a workshop on ‘Soundscape Composition’

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): The Science Studio/ the Educational Research and Development Programme/ A.M. Qattan Foundation organised a workshop entitled “Soundscape Composition” over four days, with the participation of a group of artists... ...more

“Yoga for Kids” … Learning and return to the body and world

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation) On 23 June 2019, the Educational Research and Development Programme /A.M. Qattan Foundation held a workshop on Yoga for Kid s, organised in the context of activities and events of the Early Childhood Teachers... ...more

Launch of the “Stories: a Journey in Imagination… a journey by hand” workshops at AMQF

Ramallah - (A.M. Qattan Foundation): On Thursday 20th June 2019, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) at the A.M. Qattan Foundation launched a series of workshops entitled “Stories: a Journey in Imagination… a Journey by Hand”... ...more

A workshop on reflective writing with early childhood educators

On Saturday, 15 May 2019, the Educational Research and Development Programme/ A.M. Qattan Foundation organised a workshop on reflective writing with the early childhood educators involved in the programme who have completed practising or applying... ...more

A.M. Qattan Foundation concludes Drama in Education Summer School’s Selection Workshops

The Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) of the A.M. Qattan Foundation has organized workshops to select the teachers who will join the first year of the Drama in Education Summer School Programme to be held in Jerash, Jordan... ...more

Culture And Arts Programs

Bethlehem University publishes ‘An Etymological Lexicon of Foreign Words in Palestinian Arabic’

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): The Institute of Palestinian Oral Heritage at Bethlehem University published an etymological lexicon of foreign words in Palestinian Arabic, written by Dr. Moin Halloun, Professor of Semitic Languages at... ...more

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