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Volleyball a force for good in Palestine

 
The festival took place at the Bethlehem Nativity Church Field with 120 children from 65 clubs taking part in the event.

Bethlehem, Palestine, August 30, 2013 – The Palestinian National Federation recently organised a Volley All Festival with the support of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).

The Mayor Of Bethlehem was present to lend his support and the festival received a great deal of media coverage from the written press as well as Palestine TV, MIX TV, the Qatar Cup TV and Al-Jazeera.

National Federation President, Reneh Zambeel was very pleased with the success of the event and to see the positive role that the sport of volleyball is playing in lives of children in Palestine.

The Volley All Festival is an annual worldwide event where thousands of young people get together to play volleyball in their cities, public parks or other locations used by the local community.

Since its inception four years ago the event has served to promote volleyball and beach volleyball at the national level and has shown that it can be a truly universal sport with mass participation. The festival also aims to attract public interest through TV and Media coverage to support local authorities and potential sponsors. 



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