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A Taste of Palestine: The People and The Olive

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by Lynne Cargill (subscribe)
I'm a grandmother, a retired teacher, an avid reader who loves historical re-enactment, English Country Dance, writing and Op Shopping. My business is designed to help children experience history through school incursions.
Enhance Your Understanding
Palestine has been in the news so much lately, but how much do you actually know about the people and their culture?

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Visit the Queensland Multicultural Centre and find out. As part of Queensland Cultural Diversity Week you can join *PACSI (Palestinian Arts Culture & Sports Inc) for A Taste of Palestine.

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Dabke Dance

Some delights that await you;
7.00pm Palestinian olive oil from Perfect Potion, dipped in flatbread with za'atar;
7:15pm Traditional dabke dance by Palestinian local dance troupe 'Al Zayton' ('The Olive')

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Screening of "The People and The Olive"

7.30pm 8.45pm The screening of The People and The Olive - an inspiring documentary about the daily joys and struggles of Palestinian fair trade farmers and the American ultra-marathoners who ran across the West Bank planting olive trees, bridging cultures along the way.

Olive oil from Palestine and other products will be available for sale.

All event features included in the ticket price.
Tickets $10 are on sale by email: or at box office on the night from 6.30pm.

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Working towards Cultural Understanding

*Palestinian Arts Culture & Sports Inc is a not-for-profit community organisation formed to introduce Queenslanders to Palestinian culture - including film, dance and art. They hope to build bridges between communities, as well as breakdown negative stereotypes.
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Why? A Taste of Palestine
When: 2nd September 2014. 6.30 pm
Where: Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main St Kangaroo Point
Cost: $10
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