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An Easter activity was organized by the CCHP through the Dar Al-Sabagh Centre for Diaspora Studies and Research, and in coordination with the Bethlehem Governorate Scout Commission. Around 35 scouts participated, where they were introduced to the history of Bethlehem and Star Street and the religious celebrations of Bethlehem, in addition to being involved in recreational activities such as painting and drawings.

CCHP organized a vocational workshop for students at the Professional Training Centre in Beit Jala. The workshop revolved around the techniques and methodologies of preservation.

CCHP hosted a delegation from Architecture Department at the University of Malta accompanied by Dr. Shadi Ghadban, dean of Art & Music & Design College at the University of BirZeit. Arch. Issam Juha, director of CCHP gave a briefing about the centre, its mission and achievements in preserving cultural heritage. The delegation visited certain completed projects of CCHP and headed to Battir to be introduced to the landscape and the WHS.

In the framework of promoting the concept of cultural heritage as a tool for development, CCHP held a meeting with Hotel Management and Tourism students at Bethlehem University, to introduce them to the concept of heritage, its importance and contents in addition to displaying all CCHP’s initiatives in preserving the heritage and using it a tool for development on various scales.

Closing ceremony of the first training course in Mosaic for people with special needs, where CCHP participated with the Mosaic Centre of Bethlehem in organizing and funding this significant and innovative initiative. An exhibition was organized displaying all the products made throughout the project by the people with special needs.

"THE TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE THAT EXISTS FROM PREVIOUS GENERATIONS PROVIDES A LINK BETWEEN PEOPLE AND THEIR PAST"