Peoples Museum opening

october the 9th, 2009

Peoples Museum is an art project created by the Danish Art Groups Patfyme and YNKB in collaboration with Palestinian Artists Hosni Radwan and Haneen Masri and the citizens of Birzeit.

After 2 years of preparations the Peoples Museum official opened the 9th of October 2009

Peoples Museum is situated in the old town of Birzeit,
12 km north of Ramallah, Palestine

The stage for the opening is set outside Peoples Museum


Juliana Zanayed is the compére

Speach by the Mayor of Birzeit, Yousef Nasser

Speach by Chairman of Al Rozana Raed Saadeh

Speach by representative of Peoples Museum group Kirsten Dufour
Read the speach of Kirsten Dufour

The Folkdancer group from Ramallah: "Fnouneyat"


The Folksinger Nadia

Ribbon Cutting by Al Rozana Chairman Raed Saed and Mayor Youssef Nasser

After the Ribbon cutting the doors of the Peoples Museum was opened

In the center of the exhibition is a model of the oldcity of Birzeit with photos of TThe citizens.

Around is objects and photos donated by Birzetians.

The audience finds pictures of family members

Cinema in the basement.
Here is a video projection of xxx, a refugee from 1948

The vieocollection consists of more than 20 videointerviews, telling their stories of life in Birzeit, now and then.

Peoples Museum by night

See more pictures from the Peoples Museum Exhibition

About Peoples Museum, see Peoples Museum

See also: Peoples Museum 1 and Peoples Museum 2
Downloade Peoples Museum Flyer