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Palestinian Culture Week Celebrated at EMU

Palestinian Culture Week Celebrated at EMU

Hosted by the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) International Office “Palestinian Culture Week” organized by the Palestinian Students Society was recently celebrated with a range of events. Unlike previous years where a “Palestinian Night” event took place, this years’ celebration was spread over a week. The first event took place on Tuesday, the 24th of April 2018 with a campus marathon run by over 150 Palestinian EMU students. On the 25th of April approximately 100 EMU students feasted on local Palestinian dishes as part of the “Palestine on a plate” event organized by the Palestinian Students Society. An awareness walk took place on campus highlighting the problems being faced in Palestine.

Great Interest Towards Palestinian Night

On Monday, the 28th of April 2018 “Palestinian Night” took place at the Rauf Raif Denktaş Culture and Congress Hall. The night was attended by EMU Vice Rector for International Affairs and Promotion Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova, Nicosia Turkish Embassy Counsellor Yasin Temizkan, EMU personnel and Palestinian students. The night commenced with a video screening showing events taking place in Palestine. Speaking at the opening of the event, EMU Palestinian Students Society President Ahmed Toma thanked everyone participating in the event. EMU Vice Rector for International Affairs and Promotion Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova wished all Palestinians a happy Palestinian Week and an enjoyable night. The opening speeches were followed by a traditional Palestinian music performance from the group Dalal Abu Amneh.