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About Valantina

 

Originally from the North of Palestine, Ma’lia village in the upper Galilee. Valantina Saleem Tamam Abu Oqsa was born in 1967. She currently lives in Haifa with her Jerusalemite husband and their two sons Nashed and Yaman.  She is one of the co-founders of the Palestinian Theatre League.

Classified as a self starter who is exceptional in her work.  She continuously rises in her magnificent performances on stage, leaving her audience mesmerized and always wanting more.

A woman artist who is known to fight for everything that she believes and wants, particularly when it comes to theatre and art. On stage, she is eye-catching, one cannot not notice her, or her distinguished talents. A self made individual, a professional at work, a poet in her writing who.  She is a self made person, a professional when working with children, a poet in writing, full of courage and rebellion.

Strong, stubborn and persistent, always unshakable when dealing with Palestinian issues, theatre and women rights. Constantly striving for the best, rejecting low standards. Simply unstoppable thanks to her braveness and her strong believe in freedom of rights.

An extremist sometimes, with not limitations in her daily life, even characterized as aggressive occasionally, but at the same time a warm mother, sensitive, generous and very optimistic.  A smart and responsible wife, with a sent of relaxation, neatness and security at her home.  Valantina enjoys a simple harmony between her personal life and her professional success.

 

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