Desert Folk Festival in Palmyra

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Country and Region SyriaḤimṣ
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Palmyra, Ḥimṣ, Syria
Festival Contact Information

Ministry of Tourism
Syria, Damascus
Barada Street
P. O. Box 6642
Phone: (963) 11-2210122
Fax: (963) 11-2242636
Email: min-tourism@mail.s

Festival Description

The annual Desert Folk Festival in Palmyra is sometimes simply referred to as "Desert Festival" or "Palmyra Traditional Festival". The events keep the desert traditions alive and well for the enjoyment of all, and at the same time is forward-thinking to the next generations to come.

Festival Dates May 2 - 5, 2008
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