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    Places to Visit: Event Happenings April 2009
White City Party
Kikar Rabin, Tel Aviv
April 4, 2009

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Centennial Year opened officially with the biggest free concert in Israel history. Hundres of thousands poured on Saturday April 4 to Rabin Square, where the Centennial Celebrations commenced in a unique music and projections extravaganza.

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mheta, opened the event and Mayor Ron Huldai lit a birthday cake with 100 candles.
Neot Kedumim
Welcome to the "Et HaZamir" Celebration- Pesach 5769 at Neot Kedumim!
In the footsteps of "Olei Ha'Regel"

Opening days:
Sunday-Monday.
18 Nisan – 19 Nisan 5769,
12 April - 13 April 2009
9:00-17:00.
Last entrance : 15:00 |
website: http://www.n-k.org.il/public/english/index.htm 

Activities visit our fields filled with wild flowers
From sheepshearing to a woven garment. Meet our shepherdess who weaves fibers and tells her tale at the same time.
At the dyers' workshop- see the variety of colors produced by natural methods, and hear the story.
Under the date palm weave palm leaves and observe and learn from a real basket weaver.
and more… Kosher snack bar

Free entrance sponsored by Bank Hapoalim
Tel Aviv Marathon
Tel Aviv
April 24, 2009

Tel Aviv-Jafa invites you to join thousands of runners to attend the Tel Aviv Marathon (42.195K , 10K or 5K race). The event will be held as part of the 100 anniversary celebrations of the economic, cultural and academic capital of Israel.

A 42 kilometer race along the city's major thoroughfares is expected to attract thousands of professional and amateur runners from Israel and abroad, who will be cheered on by scores of spectators. Apart from the standard course, there will be additional 5 and 10 kilometer courses for the public at large. 

Tel Aviv's Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts - Open All of Pesach
A festival of arts, crafts, pottery, and street performances, Nachalat Binyamin offers a pleasant stroll and some pretty bits and pieces, vendors display their merchandise on little tables along the paved part of Nachalat Binyamin St. 
 
Besides the shopping there are street performances by artists and clowns at the fair..  
 
http://www.nachalat-binyamin.com/ArtPages.aspx 

Off the Wall Comedy
Ben Yehuda 34
City Center
02-624-3218

http://www.israelcomedy.com/eindex.html 

Bloomfield Science Museum
Hebrew University, Givat Ram
02-654-4888
www.mada.org.il  

Dorola Circus
The show has more than 50 performers from across the globe - including Italy, Russia, France, Africa, and North America to take part in this exciting and energizing production. Dorola combines special effects, pyrotechnics, and acrobatic feats. The Israeli shows are the circus company's world premiere.

Tel Aviv performances will take place for three weeks in April. Tickets cost NIS 70-140 and can be bought at agencies throughout the country. For tickets: www.klaimonline.co.il

The Israel Museum
Exibition From April 8, 2009: Many Faces: Masks from Many Times and Many Places
Wearing a mask means assuming a different identity, thus masks are an important element in both cultic traditions and the world of the artist. Most of the masks displayed here were used for ceremonial purposes in cultures across the globe, and were believed to have magical properties. 
From April 8, 2009 - Beningson Gallery, Ruth Youth Wing 

Ruppin Rd.
02-670-8811
www.imj.org.il  

Passover - Special Opening Hours

Passover - Free entrance sponsored by Bank Hapoalim

The Tower of David Museum
THE NIGHT SPECTACULAR

Jerusalem Lights the Night
A spellbinding experience in the Old City of Jerusalem
As sun sets in Jerusalem and dusk embraces the ancient stones of the citadel, the Tower of David comes to life with a spectacular new light show.

Call 02-6265331.
http://towerofdavid.org.il/eng/

Pesach Schedule:
Thursday, April 4 at 20:30 and 22:00
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, April 11-13 at 20:00, 21:00 and 22:00
Wednesday, Thursday, April 15-16 at 20:30 and 22:00

Price: 50 NIS - adults, 40 NIS - children, students, senior citizens
Combination Ticket including The Night Spectacular together with a daytime visit to the Museum of the History of Jerusalem: 65 NIS – Adults, 55 NIS – children, students and senior citizens
Advance booking advised. Ticket purchase on night subject to availability.

Duration: 45 minutes.

AHAVA Festival by the Dead Sea 
Live Israeli Rock, Hip Hop, World Music and lots of Love is waiting for you all at this year’s AHAVA (Love in Hebrew) Festival, held around the Dead Sea. If you are in Israel for Passover, there is plenty to do…and going to the Dead Sea is a MUST anyways…so why not plan your trip to the lowest point in the world, to the dates of April 12 through April 15 and enjoy a wonderful celebration of Music, Love and Nature. 

A four day festival including performances by Ehud Banai, Rami Fortis, Moshe Ben Ari and Friends of Natasha. The festival also features nature walks, horseback riding, jeep rides, kayaking and more. 

Run April 12 through 15 at the Dead Sea
02-940-0285
tickets and details: www.klaimonline.co.il 

Pesach Break in the North
There are many nature offerings in the north this time of year with beautiful bounties and amazing sites from running rivers, waterfalls, nature reserves and parks.  

Lake Agmon in the Hula Valley, see thousands of birds stop on their migration routes.
http://www.parks.org.il/ParksENG/company_card.php3?CNumber=422020 

Hamat Gader on the Southern Golan Heights thermo-mineral baths and crocodile farm.
http://www.hamat-gader.com/

Har Meron offers family friendly hiking routes.

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