Maha Saca

Personal information

Title: 
Manager

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Bethlehem - Palestine
Phone: 
022742642
Fax: 
022742642
Mobile phone: 
0599279760
Personal email address: 
mahasaca@hotmail.com

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Palestinian Heritage Center
Department: 
Directors
Postbox: 
146، Palestine
Address: 
Manger Street, Bethlehem
City: 
Bethlehem
Country: 
Palestine
Phone: 
022742381
Fax: 
022742642
Mobile phone: 
0599279760

Competences

Giving seminars and lectures on the history and heritage of the Palestinian
Writing articles and research in the field of heritage
Languages: 
Arabic mother tongue

Jobs

Work history: 
Founder and director of the Palestinian Heritage Center in Palestine, and activist and researcher in the field of Palestinian heritage -1991 - now -
Honarary office and memberships: 
Member of the Advisory Committee in the Ministry of Culture.
Member of the institutions in the province of Bethlehem.
Member of Al-Liqa Center for Islamic and Christian heritage Studies.
Member of the General Authority of the General Union of Palestinian Women.
Member of the Supreme Council for the Palestinians Falaklurien
Productions and works: 
An exhibition of fashion at the Museum of the Palestinian People's University of Chicago, which continued for six months at the university and the effect that released a book on fashion and popular Palestinian
Participation in exhibitions and international festivals in Geneva and Madrid, Portugal, France, Germany, Qatar, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi and Jarash Festival in Jordan, Algeria, Tunisia, Lebanon and other countries
Participate in maintaining the Palestinian scarf and decorated with the Palestinian embroidery
Contributed to the abolition of fraud Bethlehem traditional dress .. Because of Israel's claim that their heritage- Documented in the Encyclopedia The World Book Encyclopedia Vol.4 page 692 at year 1993
Contributed to the design of a dress with the participation of a Palestinian house in Hebron and the child entered the Guinness Book of Records as the largest garment dress in the world and demonstrate in order to preserve the Palestinian dress and prevent impersonated
Give lectures and seminars in some of the institutions within and outside the country as well as at the Center for students, Arab and foreign visitors about the importance and the concept of Palestinian heritage and sections
Produce several short films for television heritage of the most important film about Palestinian heritage and fashion popular title (the roots of civilization and the beauty) has been adopted by the Ministry of Culture
Establishment of a library of a valuable books, specialized in heritage and history of Palestine, Visitors to the Center, researchers can use it.
Issuance of the book: the identity of embroidery «century of Palestinian dresses«, which was released after a fashion museum at the University of Chicago.

Awards

Awards and Distinctions: 
Heritage Centre won the first prize in the competition of UNESCO «Women, Heritage and Tourism» Popular fashion plate has been honored in Spain in the World Tourism Organization and the presence of Arab tourism ministers
Received certificates of appreciation from several local and international organizations in recognition of the efforts of the Centre
Maha Saca honored to win first prize in the competition of UNESCO by the rule of President Mahmoud Abbas.