Knowledge Village

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-      Abstract life-size olive tree commissioned specifically for Palestine Expo. This special tree is a show-stopping piece that encourages visitors to write and hang personalised messages of hope and support.

-      Screening of child-friendly short films, creating a bond between children here and Palestinian children, with the feel of a real cinema including cinema treats, snacks and props.

-      Dabke is an Arabic folk dance that is popular in Palestine and other Arab countries such as Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.  It is mostly performed at weddings and other celebrations. Exclusive to Palestine Expo you can sign up to book your dabke dance lesson and performance.  Dabke session must be booked in advance.

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DABKE SCHEDULE

11.05 – 11.25AM

12.45 – 1.05 PM

2.25 – 2.45PM

4.05 – 4.25PM

5.45 – 6.05 PM

-      Craft your own t-shirts. Create your own slogan and personalise your digitally printed t-shirt. T-shirts are one of the most effective ways of getting your message or slogan to the public. Create yours here at Palestine Expo.

-      Dramatic storytelling of the Prophets of Palestine by renowned storytellers Hassen Rasool and Elizabeth Lymer. Learn about four of the prophets in Islam: Ibrahim, Isa, Dawud, Sulayman. Their stories will be brought to life with a detailed backdrop in a purpose built theatre setting. Storytelling must be booked in advance and seats are limited.

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DRAMATIC STORYTELLING

10.15 – 10.35AM

11.55 – 12.15PM

1.35PM – 1.55PM

3.15 – 3.35PM

4.55 – 5.15PM

-       Make your own badges using templates of classic symbols of Palestine like the olive trees and the key.

-     Face-painting: no party is complete without face painting! From superheroes and Disney princesses to Palestine flags. Choose your image and wear it for the rest of the day. Maybe even have your photo taken in the photo booth with props too!

-      Augmented reality (AR) Al-Aqsa feature. Learn about Al-Aqsa in an interactive and comprehensive virtual model of Al-Aqsa. Augmented Reality (AR) technology allows you to look at a real model and activate interactive features, showing a digital model, by using an iPad. The digital model will be tracked to marker on a table, this feature is highly intuitive, triggering images and video to pop up on 15 interactive points.

-      Fashion show - Young people showcasing traditional Palestinian fashion!