From day to day

An account of our fabulous two-week-long trip to Palestine in April 2009

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Monday 4 January 2010

Tuesday April, 7 - Aida Camp

Morning atmosphere in the Refugee camp of Aïda : muezzin’s calls and bird songs...
Today some of us go and attend Issa’s theatre workshop again. The kids know us now and are less shy than yesterday. As for us, we better assess what is at work and at stake in this workshop : building one’s (...)

Tuesday 5 January 2010

Wednesday April,8 - Aïda camp - Solomon’s Pools

This morning, we wake up surrounded by music to discover that, surprise!... There are pancakes for breakfast !... Today, we are starting the interviews. We have told our friends about our docu-film project about "Palestine as seen by the Palestinians". We had agreed to take the time to immerse (...)

Tuesday 5 January 2010

Thursday April, 9 - Aida Camp / Deheisheh Refugee Camp

It is already our fourth day in Aida Camp. No one among the "less than 30" wakes up anymore at the first call of the muezzin (before sunrise), nor at cockcrow (a little bit later). No reaction either at the news on Al- Jazeera so, according to the mood of the moment, we either have Tanguy at (...)

Tuesday 5 January 2010

Friday April, 10 - Aida Camp - Al-Rowwad Center

On the menu today the interviews of Jamal and Mustapha (16) who is back after a 3-day absence (we missed him !) : he was studying (all night long) and sitting for exams…
We use the opportunity to ask him about what school and education is like in Palestine : “In Palestine there is a real (...)

Wednesday 6 January 2010

Saturday April, 11 - Hebron

Up at 7 a.m. : today we are going to Hebron, which means about an hour travel by bus. Mazen, Ayssar and Mohammed are coming with us : it will be their first time in Hebron although it is only 30 kilometres away from their camp.
We meet in front of the centre where there is a crowd in spite of (...)