House of Folklore

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House of Folklore
بيت الموروث الشعبي
Established 2004
Location Sana'a, Yemen
President Arwa Othman
Website yemenifolklore.org

House of Folklore is a museum in central Sana'a, Yemen. It is located southwest of the Al-Tahrir Square and south of the Egyptian Embassy and north of the Chinese Embassy.[1] Founded on 11 April 2004 under the permission of the Ministry of Culture, it is "a cultural, research, non-profit and non-governmental organization works on collecting and documenting the Yemeni Folklore".[2] The house was closed in May 2010 due to financial difficulties. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. 
  2. ^ "Welcome to the House of Folklore". Yemeni Folklore. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.yementimes.com/en/1761/viewpoint/3563/The-Popular-Heritage-Museum-needs-a-home.htm

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Coordinates: 15°20′54″N 44°11′58″E / 15.34833°N 44.19944°E / 15.34833; 44.19944