Bank of Palestine and Jafra sign and agreement for the development of the Palestinian music industry with an aim to sponsor Ghazal project and music leadership
Today, Bank of Palestine signed a cooperation and partnership agreement with Jafra Music Productions company to sponsor projects that contribute to the development of the Palestinian music sector. The signing ceremony was held at Bank of Palestine headquarters in Ramallah between Mr. Mahmoud Al Shawa, the General Manager of BoP and Mr. Samer Jaradat, the General Director of Jafra Music Productions.
Based on this agreement, Bank of Palestine will sponsor and support Ghazal project, which is considered one of the largest online sites for Palestinian music. The bank will also sponsor the music leadership program for the development of the music industry by encouraging and developing youth entrepreneurship initiatives.
Al Shawa expressed his enthusiasm about signing this agreement by supporting the projects carried out by the Jafra Music Productions. According to Al Shawa, “we, at Bank of Palestine are pleased to contribute to developing the capabilities of cultural institutions with various specializations, especially in the field of music arts, as they constitute an essential part of our civilization and culture, and the history of our people.” “Bank of Palestine has always supported many creative and pioneering activities and initiatives in various fields, including cultural activities,” stated Al Shawa, “and I hope that this agreement will contribute to the development of the infrastructure of the music industry in Palestine, to preserve the living Palestinian cultural heritage, and to enhance individual and collective identity in the community,” he added.
From his end, Jaradat stated that during the past period, “Jafra has played an important role in building the music scene in Palestine through the projects implemented, including the Ghazal Project, which is the largest Palestinian website, with an aim to create new tools that contribute to developing the relationship between the public and music makers, create economic activities for youth, promote music content around the world, and develop music arts among segments of society through the music leadership program.” Jaradat also expressed his appreciation of Bank of Palestine’s support for cultural and artistic institutions in the various Palestinian governorates, and its contribution to promoting all types of arts, especially music.