Is an annual event hosted by Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans in the beautiful city of Beit Sahour Palestine – to gather locals and international visitors in the city celebrate Christmas in a unique cultural way the aim is to increase awareness about hand designed products that are ethically made and encourage fair practices among business and marginalized producers by shopping local products. Visitors will spend three great days in Beit Sahour where they will enjoy delicious food, amazing music by talented artists and buy beautiful handicrafts from a wide variety of producers of all crafts.
1. 13:00- 13:45- Visit BFTA – Craft Village and the beauty and culture the village offers which is the meeting point for this tour and learn about your tour and the story of Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans org. 2. 13:45-13:55 on our way Visit a traditional bakery to try straight out of the oven bread 2. 14:00-14:30 Visit an amazing mother of pearl factory to learn about the production process and check out a unique workshop. 3. 14:30- 14:45 Quick falafel sandwiches on the way during our great tour, but keep some room for the delicious traditional dinner. 4. 14:45-15:20 Head to Nidal Dakarat olive wood Factory to learn about olive wood production as a religious tradition and the success story of an Olive wood Craftsman who mastered the Craft – enjoy a demonstration of production. 5. 15:20 – 16:10 visit and see the simple process of homemade soap production to heal skin problems using great ingredients, work along with the artisan 6. 16:10-17:00 because we love to take care of our visitors, you will enjoy a visit to a dead see products factory where their mud and salt is directly supplied from land owned by Palestinians on the famous dead see known for its healing water. 7. 17:00-17:40 Move up to Beit Jala to learn about kitchen ware olive wood production and participate in the making of a few kitchen ware items. 8. 18:00-21:00 Head back to BFTA craft village relax , have a night of your life , dine delicious Palestinian meal and enjoy a traditional dance and desert afterward. Shop at the only Fair Trade gift shop in Palestine full of beautiful handicrafts.