'Mawtini' (My Homeland)"موطني"

‘Mawtini’ (My Homeland)

British Mandate (1920—1948)

Design: Ibrahim Muhtadi [Al Quds], Gaza
Sketch: Shaymaa Abu-Hasanain [Gaza], Gaza
Embroidery: Jamela al-Bura’ai [Kawkaba], Gaza
Size: 59 x 87 cm

‘Mawtini’ is a popular poem written by the Palestinian poet Ibrahim Tuqan. In the 1930s it was set to music composed by the Lebanese composer Mohammed Flayfel. It served as Palestine‘s de facto national anthem until 1996, when it was officially replaced by ‘Fida’i‘.

Murad Swaity, Mawtini


Palestinian History Tapestry exhibition in Stroud from Feb 18—23rd Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB.

A unique opportunity to view selected pieces from the Palestinian History Tapestry in one of Stroud's premier galleries.

The exhibition will run from the evening of Monday 17th February to Sunday 23rd, opening from 11am—6pm.

Come and see this beautiful work, experience the Palestinian History Tapestry as never before.