Gaza – Press House
On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, Press House – Palestine (BAS) organized a cultural session on the topic of “Cultural Initiatives and Ways to Support and Develop them” as part of “Strengthening Free & Independent Media in Palestine” project activities funded by the Norwegian and the Swiss Governments.
With high prevention measures to prevent the outbreak of COVID19, Mr. Yousri Al-Ghoul, writer, Mr. Atef Al-Durra, Founder of Al Kalema Publishing House, Mr. Shafiq Al-Tlouly, writer, and a group of intellectuals and active writers in the Palestinian community participated in the cultural session.
Mr. Atef Al-Durra indicated the importance of supporting youth initiatives, Palestinian creativities, and institutions providing support to the youth writers and innovators. He called for the institutions to support those serious initiatives.
“It is important to support the active and perfect youth initiatives,” Mr. Shafiq Al-Tlouly said. Furthermore, he emphasized the role of the Palestinian Ministry of Culture in supporting the Palestinian youth and their active cultural initiatives.
The Cultural session included many participations from participants; most of them focused on the political effects on the Palestinian culture and the consideration of youth initiatives that should be a humanitarian national cultural project in Palestine.