Rashad Shawa Cultural Center

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The Rashad Shawa Cultural Center is a cultural center that was built in 1985, in Rimal, Gaza, Palestine.[1] The place was named after Rashad al-Shawa, the city's Palestinian mayor who served in office for 11 years. The building was completed 1988.[2]

Description and function[edit]

The building is two-story tall, with triangular roof. The center have a meeting place, where people meet for celebrations, a library, and a stage where exhibition is distributed.[2]

Theatrical exhibitions[edit]

In September 2009, the cultural center had a three-day festival, that featured training workshops. The workshops were designed so that the film makers can get their training by using films from festival's committee.[3]