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Amman Summer Festival starts Thursday night
Amman, July 5 (Petra) -- Curtains will go up on Amman Summer Festival 2017 Thursday night at the main stage of Al Hussein Park, President of the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) committee Yousef Shawarbeh announced Wednesday .

GAM has been working with all related authorities and completed preparations that include providing yards and parking lots around Al Hussein Park, Shawarbeh added .

The 10-day festival will be held for the 11th year in four locations inside the park, with the main stage hosting plays and artistic events. The theatre will be used for young talent shows, the kids area for cultural and entertaining events directed to children, and the markets area for offering crafts and food for visitors.

This year’s edition provides a site for an event showcasing young talents for the first time, Shawarbeh explained.

The event will feature many Jordanian, artists, bands and plays to ensure a diverse entertainment for all visitors.

GAM has announced that Al Hussein Park will be closed during the festival to facilitate the movement of vehicles and pedestrians inside the park except for visitors to the Royal Automobile Museum.

Amman Summer Festival started in 2006, taking place during the first two years in different locations in Amman such as The Citadel, King Hussein Park, Queen Rania Park, Al kalha stairs, Al Wakalat Street, Daheyat Al Hussein Park and the Roman Amphitheatre.

In 2008 and 2009, the festivals activities were gathered all in one location; King Hussein Park that can hold over 40,000 people at the same time and has a diversified venue with multi use entertainment areas.spots.

//Petra//S Kh
5/7/2017 - 02:17:03 PM

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