14.01.2011 9.Shevat, 5771
For decades, the band Al-Ashequeen has provided a soundtrack to life in the Palestinian territories. Last month, the group of Palestinian refugees set foot in the West Bank for the first time.
For decades the music band Al-asheqeen has provided a soundtrack to life in the Palestinian territories; their songs are heard at weddings, funerals, and in daily living.
The band, which was created in Damascus by Palestinians from refugee camps in Syria and Lebanon, has become a symbol of national heritage and a bastion of Palestinian cultural and religious tradition. But until last month, the group had never set foot on Palestinian land….