Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Taybeh OctoberFest to continue despite arson attacks
Oktoberfest Press Release,
Taybeh Municipality, Taybeh-Ramallah, Coordinator: Dr. Maria C. Khoury, Tel: 054 5 465 845 or 0599 318 347 Email: Khourymaria@hotmail.com (Interviews: Nadim Khoury +972 2 289 8868) Sep 28, 2009 Palestine
Taybeh Oktoberfest, 5th annual village festival scheduled, Sat and Sun, Oct 3 and 4, 2009 in Taybeh-Ramallah, Palestine, 11 am to 10 pm with the opening celebration, 11am at the Taybeh Municipality on Sat, Oct 3rd including the Brazilian band, Clube do Choro performing for the first time in Palestine. Other bands from
Greece, RASCASSE from Berlin and Two Down from London and Japanese Traditional Dance from will perform during the two day Oktoberfest, Palestinian Style under the patronage of the Minister of National Economy, HE Bassem Khoury. The festival is the cooperative work of Japan (www.taybehmunicipality.org for directions and schedule) and its mayor David Canaan Khoury with all local civic organizations. Taybeh Municipality
Entertainment will include Spafford Children’s Center; Al Harah Theater, “The Red Apple;” Sanabel Theater, “Happiness City”; CultureShoc, Rock-Rap Band; Ramallah Underground; G-Town: Palestinian Hip Hop Makers; Anger Boys with Dj Shahbari; Sarab for Dance; Baladi Group/Bethlehem; Ramallah Orthodox Club; Alrowwad Cultural & Theater Training Center; and local Dabkeh with the Taybeh Folklore Group also including a Karate Demonstration from Japan. The Beit Jala Lions Rugby Club will host TAG Games in Taybeh on Sunday at 3pm.
Taybeh Municipality expresses sincere appreciation to all sponsors: Royal Danish Representative-Ramallah; Representative Office of Finland-Ramallah; Representative Office, Federative Republic of Brazil; Consulate General of Greece in Jerusalem; Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany-Ramallah; Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS); Goethe Institute-Ramallah; Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC); Pontifical Mission; Spafford Children’s Center; National Beverage Company Coca Cola/Marawi; Wataniya Palestine Telecom; Caritas Jerusalem Youth Volunteers; Dr. Tony Nazzal.