The center fulfills important needs in Palestinian society :
*Collecting and distributing theoretical materials related to the Palestinian popular ( / folk ) heritage ( / Palestinian traditional culture ) .
*Doing educational and social studies ; making academic and public opinion surveys ; and performing economic functions .> * Gathering materials important for establishing a museum for the > Palestinian popular ( / folk ) heritage ( / Palestinian traditional > culture )
* Documenting episodes in Palestinian popular memory ( / folk tradition ) > so that they will not be forgotten> * Holding exhibitions , festivals , symposiums and workshops on the Palestinian popular ( / folk ) heritage ( / Palestinian traditional culture )
/ Publishing a dictionary of folk ( / traditional ) proverbs and translating it into foreign languages .
*Coordinating with other Arab and foreign heritage ( / folklore ) research center in order to achieve our common aims
* Producing and distributing special films about the Palestinian popular ( / folk ) heritage ( / Palestinian traditional culture )
* Publishing an encyclopedia of folktales .
The Center was Established in 1996
The center is registered with the Palestinian > ministry of information under the number 11/ MA .
(last updated: 02-June-2008)
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