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This week in Jordan: August 24 through September 1, 2008

Below is a calendar of events in Jordan that enumerates and details art & cultural presentations and exhibitions, festivals & religious observances, business & entertainment shows, and sports & adventure events for the week of August 24, 2008.

Amman City Tour

Thursday, July 24 – Wednesday, October 1
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
category:
Entertainment
city:
Amman
location:
Amman
admission:
Ticket
contact:
Amman City Tour
email:
Info@ammancitytour.com
website:
n/a
phone:
n/a
description:
Variety of locations, such as the Roman Theater, Shopping Malls, Downtown (or “Balad” as it is called), Museums, Parks and the Wakalat Street shopping district, amongst others. Amman City Tour offers its passengers the convenience of 35 stops in one bus ride, operating between the hours of 10am and 8pm every day of the year (until 6pm during winter months).

Photo Exhibition

Sunday, August 17 – Sunday, August 24
6:00 AM – 8:00 AM
category:
Art & Culture
city:
Amman
location:
Azraq room of the Wild Jordan Nature Center, Jabal Amman, 1st Circle
admission:
Free
contact:
Nabil Werr-Sales & Marketing Director
Hana Al-Banna – Membership Officer
email:
member@rscn.org.jo
website:
www.rscn.org.jo” title=”click here to visit organizer’s website”>www.rscn.org.jo
phone:
4616523-
description:
“Save As” Exhibit by Shadi Alhroub

Opening at the Wild Jordan Nature Center a debut art exhibit entitled “Save As” by emerging visual artist Shadi Alhroub, presenting works of surrealist mixed-media collage with a powerful nature-based theme. The exhibition will be held in the Azraq room of the Wild Jordan Nature Center, Jabal Amman, 1st Circle, and will run from August 17 to August 24, 2008. For further information please call (+9626) 4616523.

A percentage of all sales from this exhibition will be contributed to nature conservation in Jordan.

www.rscn.org.jo

Caravan of the Euro-Arab Cinema

Sunday, August 17 – Tuesday, August 26
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
category:
Art & Culture
city:
Amman
location:
The Royal Film Commission – Jabal Amman

Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts – Jabal Lweibdeh

admission:
Free
contact:
Shadi Al-Nimri

T: +962 6 4642266 ext. 20
F: +962 6 4642299
M: +962 79 700 77 11

email:
info@film.jo
website:
www.film.jo” title=”click here to visit organizer’s website”>www.film.jo
phone:
+9626 4642266
description:
www.film.jo/pages.php?menu_id=&local_type=7&local_id=82&local_details=1&local_details1=&localsite_branchname=RFC

The Seventeenth Arab School Sport Games

Wednesday, August 20 – Tuesday, November 30
9:00 AM – 12:00 AM
category:
Sports & Adventure
city:
Amman
location:
admission:
Free
contact:
email:
info@joc.jo
website:
www.joc.jo” title=”click here to visit organizer’s website”>www.joc.jo
phone:
06 567 11 71
description:
www.joc.jo

Sunday, August 24 – Tuesday, August 26
12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
category:
Art & Culture
city:
Amman
location:
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admission:
Ticket
contact:
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email:
abeeryarmouk@gmail.com
website:
n/a
phone:
n/a
description:
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www.edara.com

Buildex 2008

Monday, August 25 – Thursday, August 28
12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
category:
Business
city:
Amman
location:
Zara Expo
admission:
Free
contact:
Barbara Rowell
email:
barbara.rowell@hyatt.com
website:
www.zaraexpo.com” title=”click here to visit organizer’s website”>www.zaraexpo.com
phone:
4651234
description:
www.zaraexpo.com

Clean up the World Campaign

Thursday, August 28 – Sunday, August 31
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
category:
Sports & Adventure
city:
Aqaba
location:
Aqaba Beaches
admission:
Ticket
contact:
Nancy Tayyan
Events Coodination Officer
Mob. +962 799 42 66 64
email:
tourism-events@aqaba.jo
website:
www.aqaba.jo” title=”click here to visit organizer’s website”>www.aqaba.jo
phone:
2091000
description:
Clean up the World is one of the most inspiring and effective international environmental campaigns in the world, attracting more than 35 million volunteers in over 100 countries each year.

Canyoning – Wadi Ibn Hammad

Friday, August 29 – Friday, August 29
5:30 AM – 8:00 AM
category:
Sports & Adventure
city:
Karak
location:
admission:
Ticket
contact:
email:
team@terhaal.com
website:
www.terhaal.com” title=”click here to visit organizer’s website”>www.terhaal.com
phone:
+962 5 325 1005
description:
In this 13 hour trip, you’ll be hiking following a year-round warm water stream through a one of the most beautiful narrow sand stone gorges in Jordan. The hike is 6 km and takes around 4 hours.

In the afternoon we’ll be going to Karak and enjoy a 90 minute tour around the magnificent Crusader Castle.

Payment is of JD59 per person
Payment and reservation must be made by Aug 26th , 2008

For booking and more information about this trip please visit the following link:

http://www.terhaal.com/OurAdventures/Canyoning/hammad.asp

or call us at +962 5 325 1005
www.terhaal.com

Souk JARA

Friday, August 29 – Saturday, August 30
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
category:
Art & Culture
city:
Amman
location:
Jabal Amman, First Circle, JARA Street (Fawzi Malouf Street)
admission:
Free
contact:
Jabal Amman Residents Association
email:
backstage@pro4.com.jo
website:
n/a
phone:
n/a
description:
SOUK JARA is a public event with a variety of activities for you, your family and your friends.
SOUK JARA Market: A wide variety of good deals; handicrafts, antiques, homemade items and many more.
SOUK JARA Cafe: Food, beverages & Shisha.
SOUK JARA Theater: Musical Concerts, short films screened by the Royal Film Commission.
SOUK JARA Games: New games for kids and adults. Contact Number 0776732209

Biking Madaba to Mukawer

Saturday, August 30 – Saturday, August 30
7:00 AM – 4:00 AM
category:
Sports & Adventure
city:
Madaba
location:
admission:
Ticket
contact:
email:
team@terhaal.com
website:
www.terhaal.com” title=”click here to visit organizer’s website”>www.terhaal.com
phone:
+962 5 325 1005
description:
A 40 km morning ride takes us on a surfaced route, going from Madaba on the King’s Way then turning towards Bani Hamida village and further to Mukawer on a narrow paved road with several up and downhills. At the village we will be having a lunch of local foods with a local village family. You will also have the chance to walk up to the remains of the fortified hilltop palace of Herodus Antipas, where John the Baptist was imprisoned and beheaded, and enjoy a special panorama of the Dead Sea.Price is JD 35 per person
Payment and reservation must be made by Aug 27th , 2008

For booking and more info about this trip please visit the following link:

http://www.terhaal.com/OurAdventures/Calendar2008.asp

or call us at +962 5 325 1005

Looking for some happening that occurs sometime after this week? Why not lookup something fun on our Jordanian calendar of events page?

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