Monday, December 6, 2010

Pictures of Palestine from 1868

This fascinating historical document was entrusted to PalFest last year. "Cities of Palestine" is an illustrated guidebook, published in 1868 and primarily concerned with religious pilgrimage from England to Palestine. Though the pictures are populated with orientalist shepherds, it's still a charming and valuable document.

Front Cover




al Khalil

See more pictures here. We were asked to get this book to where it would bring people some happiness. We now know the perfect place. Watch this space for news...

Saturday, December 4, 2010

EXCLUSIVE: Najwan Darwish performing in Nablus

Here's another of Najwan Darwish's beautifully succinct poems performed at PalFest 2010's poetry night in Nablus.