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The A.M. Qattan Foundation

Serving Culture and Education in Palestine and the Arab World

January 2019

AMQF announces winners of the 10th edition of the Young Artist of the Year Award 2018

First award for Safa’ Khatib; second shared by Firas Shihadeh and Dima Srouji; and third for Ula Zaitoun Ramallah – (A. M. Qattan Foundation – 10 November 2018) The jury of the Young Artist of the Year Award (YAYA) 2018, a competition organised by...

 

In this Newsletter

  Fida Touma Joins A. M. Qattan Foundation as Deputy Director General   In appreciation of its efforts in support of the Association since 2004, Al Kamandjâti presents a violin to the A. M. Qattan Foundation
  YAYA 2018 announcement Friday 9 November at 5 PM   Concluding events of the Performing Arts Lab at the Hammana Artist House
  For the First Time in the Gaza Strip: Spaces for Experimentation and Production Grants for Artists    Three new publications of the Culture and Arts Programme
  Under the theme Food Revolution, Science Days Palestine Festival launches events for kindergartens   Bethlehem: AMQF offers a course on Theme Building, Writing and Forms of Presentation
  Gaza: Female teachers and students create “fish farming” projects in the context of the Science Days Palestine 2018 Festival   Anabta: A encounter on participants’ experiences in the Culture, Art and Social Engagement project 
  Gaza: Forum Theatre for Teachers event launched   Educational Research and Development Programme in Gaza holds a scientific seminar on Landfill Leachate: Problems and Solutions
  Gaza: Child Centre – Gaza launches Non-Curricular Activities project for children of the Wajd Project   Gaza: The Child Centre's Autumn 2018 Programme of activities
  Child Centre – Gaza organises reading activities in the context of the School Library Week   Gaza: Child Centre – Gaza concludes activities of the Drama in a Learning Context programme for Autumn 2018 cycle
  Gaza: Child Centre – Gaza participates in a training workshop for childcare professionals   Gaza: CCG children participate in a literary encounter with novelist Atef Abu Saif
  As part of the Autumn 2018 cycle, Child Centre – Gaza carries out activities of Higher than the Wall programme with Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children   A. M. Qattan Foundation announces the participants of the “Ways of Traveling” Residency, 2019.

 

General News

Fida Touma Joins A. M. Qattan Foundation as Deputy Director General

The A. M. Qattan Foundation welcomes Fida Touma as its new Deputy Director General. Touma holds a BA degree in Architecture from Birzeit University and an MA in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Massachusetts, USA. She has held... ...more

In appreciation of its efforts in support of the Association since 2004, Al Kamandjâti presents a violin to the A. M. Qattan Foundation

Al Kamandjâti Association presented a gift to the A. M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF) in appreciation of the efforts the AMQF has made in support of the Association since 2004. The gift was a professional level violin. It was created by musical... ...more

Culture And Arts Programs

YAYA 2018 announcement Friday 9 November at 5 PM

The A. M. Qattan Foundation cordially invites you to the announcement ceremony of The Young Artist of the Year Award 2018 Hasan Hourani Award With a musical interlude by the renowned Palestinian pianists Bshara Haroni and Fadi Deeb On Friday 9... ...more

Concluding events of the Performing Arts Lab at the Hammana Artist House

Hammana, Lebanon – (A. M. Qattan Foundation – 26 November 2018) On Saturday, 24 November 2018, the A. M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF) concluded the Performing Arts Lab at the Hammana Artist House, Lebanon. The event was organised in partnership with... ...more

For the First Time in the Gaza Strip: Spaces for Experimentation and Production Grants for Artists 

For the first time, in the beginning of October 2018, and within the “Contemporary Linkages” project, thirteen artists from the Gaza Strip were selected to be beneficiaries of production grants and new art residencies. Funded by the “Visual Art: A... ...more

Three new publications of the Culture and Arts Programme

23 November 2018 The Culture and Arts Programme of the A. M. Qattan Foundation published three new books by young writers, whose literary works won the Young Writer of the Year Award 2017 (YWYA 17), or were commended by the YWYA 17 jury. The books... ...more

Educational Research and Development Programme

Under the theme Food Revolution, Science Days Palestine Festival launches events for kindergartens

Ramallah – Under the theme Food Revolution 2050 , the Science Days Palestine (SDP) 2018 Festival launched its activities for kindergartens (KGs) on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Ten KGs from different areas are targeted by the SDP Festival 2018. Events... ...more

Bethlehem: AMQF offers a course on Theme Building, Writing and Forms of Presentation

Bethlehem – (A. M. Qattan Foundation – 15 September 2018) In Bethlehem, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) / A. M. Qattan Foundation has recently offered a course, targeting science teachers, early childhood educators, and... ...more

Gaza: Female teachers and students create “fish farming” projects in the context of the Science Days Palestine 2018 Festival

22 October 2018 In Gaza, the Science-based Professional Development Track of the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) is implementing two projects on fish, maritime wealth, and fishing. This activity involves teacher Wafa’ Rantisi... ...more

Anabta: A encounter on participants’ experiences in the Culture, Art and Social Engagement project 

Tulkarem – (A. M. Qattan Foundation – 17 November 2018): On Wednesday, 14 November 2018, in collaboration with the Women Development House in Anabta, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) of the A. M. Qattan Foundation organised... ...more

Gaza: Forum Theatre for Teachers event launched

Gaza – (A. M. Qattan Foundation): On Saturday, 1 December 2019, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) of the A. M. Qattan Foundation launched the first experimental performance of the forum theatre, titled An Oppressed Teacher ... ...more

Educational Research and Development Programme in Gaza holds a scientific seminar on Landfill Leachate: Problems and Solutions

On Thursday, 13 December 2018, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) held a scientific seminar, titled Landfill Leachate: Problems and Solutions . The seminar was part of the Landfill Leachate project, led by the ERDP Library... ...more

Child Centre Gaza

Gaza: Child Centre – Gaza launches Non-Curricular Activities project for children of the Wajd Project

The Child Centre – Gaza (CCG) / A. M. Qattan Foundation launched the fourth phase of the Non-Curricular Activities for Orphaned Children of the 2014 Israeli War on Gaza project in the context of the Wajd Project. The project contributes to promoting... ...more

Gaza: The Child Centre's Autumn 2018 Programme of activities

For full programme in Arabic, please click here ...more

Child Centre – Gaza organises reading activities in the context of the School Library Week

18 November 2018 The Child Centre – Gaza (CCG) participated in events of the School Library Week, organised by the Ministry of Education at the CCG premises over the period 14-18 October 2018. Through its participation in the School Library Week,... ...more

Gaza: Child Centre – Gaza concludes activities of the Drama in a Learning Context programme for Autumn 2018 cycle

Gaza – (A. M. Qattan Foundation): The Child Centre – Gaza (CCG) / A. M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF) has recently concluded activities of the Drama in a Learning Context programme. Launched in September 2018 in the context of the Autumn 2018 cycle, the... ...more

Gaza: Child Centre – Gaza participates in a training workshop for childcare professionals

Gaza – (A. M. Qattan Foundation): The Child Centre – Gaza (CCG) / A. M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF) participated in a workshop, titled ILLUSTRATION . Implemented by Goethe Institut, the workshop was held over two days, 27-28 November 2018. The training... ...more

Gaza: CCG children participate in a literary encounter with novelist Atef Abu Saif

22 November 2018 Gaza – (A. M. Qattan Foundation): Children of the Literature Clubhouse participated in a literary encounter with Palestinian novelist and writer Dr. Atef Abu Saif. The encounter was organised by the Child Centre – Gaza (CCG) / A. M... ...more

As part of the Autumn 2018 cycle, Child Centre – Gaza carries out activities of Higher than the Wall programme with Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children

Gaza – (A. M. Qattan Foundation): Children of the Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children participated in activities of the Higher than the Wall programme, implemented by the Child Centre – Gaza (CCG) / A. M. Qattan Foundation at the CCG premises. The... ...more

Public Programme

A. M. Qattan Foundation announces the participants of the “Ways of Traveling” Residency, 2019.

A. M. Qattan Foundation is pleased to announce the selected participants of its first programmed residency, “Ways of Traveling”, 2019. The four selected participants are: Javier Tuscano (Mexico); Marc Buchy (France); Marija Nemcenko (Lithuania) and... ...more

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