18-Jul-2011. Yesterday, the Tell Balata Open day took place! Around 700 people of Nablus and surroundings visited the site; families, children with their grandparents, men and women, old and young - all were present. On the day, there were activities for the children, guided tours at the site, archaeological workshops, exhibitions, inforamtion on the project, and a logo and drawing competition. In addition, everybody received the newly printed arabic site leaflet and the 30page booklet 'Stories about Tell Balata', with interviews and portraits of people of Balata on their memories, stories and feelings towards the tell and its history. The day was covered by local and international radio and television, and truly was a great succes due to the hard work of the project team and its partners.