Olive Trees play a very significant role in the Palestinian Tradition. They have been always considered both an indispensable element of Palestinian livelihood and a symbolic token of peace and prosperity. The months of October and November mark the Olive Harvest season in Palestine. It is a very joyful time and brings a lot of festivals in all over the country.
Especially for that occasion Visitor Information Center and the Canaan Fair Trade Organization would like to invite you for two events happening on the same day – 18th of October.
“Olive Oil Tasting & Tours 2012” – 9 am – 4:30 pm
Come to the VIC and taste the delicious products of the Canaan Fair Trade with the freshly baked traditional Palestinian taboon bread & learn about the organization, and the picturesque village of Burqin – where Canaan is based. Check more info here: http://www.facebook.com/events/357953854292245/
Screening of the Film entitled “The People and the Olive” first time in Bethlehem, first time in Palestine!! On the evening of the 18th of October at 5 pm in the Bethlehem Peace Center.