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Yalla Yalla Street Festival 2011

For the second year consecutive, Al-Harah Theater organized “Yalla Yalla” Street Festival on October 20, 2011 in Bethlehem. The festival started from The Catholic Action Center through Manger Street reaching Manger square.

 

The festival started with the participation of more than 350 participants from Al-Harah Theater trainees, different groups of youth from different cultural centers through the West Bank, and students from different schools from Bethlehem Area whom were trained by Al-Harah trainers.  

 

The groups who participated in the parade besides Al-Harah Gangs are:

  • X-Game group\ Qalqiliya
  • The Small Circus\ Nablus                                                
  • Beit Sahour Center for disable\ Beit Sahour
  • Press Without Borders group\ Hebron
  • Phoenix Center\ Dheisha Camp
  • Iskandar Al-Khouri school\ Beit Jala
  • Talitha Kumi school\ Beit Jala
  • Beit Sahour Secondary school\ Beit Sahour
  • Bethlehem Secondary school\ Beit Jala
  • Al-Awdeh School for girls\ Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem School for girls\ Bethlehem
  • Al-Mahed School for boys\ Bethlehem
  • Terra Sancta school\ Bethlehem
  • Freres school\ Bethlehem

 

Around 6,000 people attended the festival, most of them were walking around the parade through to Manger Square with all the participanting groups.

 

The performances on stage in Manger Square are:

 

  1. The festival song “Yalla Yalla”\ Al-Harah Kids Gang
  2. Circus show\ Palestine Circus school
  3. Hip hop & Beat box show\ X-Game group
  4. Clowning show\ Al-Harah Clowns group
  5. Dancing with fire\ two international artists
  6. Dab Hop Salad\ Al-Harah Dance group
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