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Tel Aviv Festivals & Events

Culture, Festivals and Events in Tel Aviv

  • Orthodox Christmas – Most Orthodox churches celebrate it on January 6, except that of the Armenian Orthodox Church, who chooses January 13.
  • Purim – It corresponds to the 15th of the month of Adar or Adar Shani to whether it is a leap year (March or April). Throughout the festival of Purim, it is traditional to dress in costumes and drink wine.
  • Pesach (Passover) – It takes place the day 15 to 21 of the month of Nisan (more or less, in early April) and recalls the Jewish exodus from Egypt.
  • Easter – Normally, death and resurrection of Christ the weekend after being held to Passover.
  • Holocaust Day – Coincides with the 24th of the month of Nisan. On this day, we remember the more than six million Jews who perished at the hands of the Nazis.
  • Memorial Day – It is celebrated on the fourth day of lyar (between late April and mid-May, approximately. On this date it pays tribute to those who died fighting for the independence of the country
  • Shavuot (Pentecost) – It is celebrated 50 days after Passover, coinciding with the sixth day of Sivan, and reminds the delivery of the Torah to Moses on Mount Sinai.
  • Oktoberfest – In early October for two days, the station Tel Aviv to the famous Bavarian beer festival. The tents open at 17:00 AM and close at midnight.
  • Boidam Art Festival – This cultural program, which takes place in early October, includes lectures and exhibitions.
  • Sukkot – Between 15 and 22 of October remembers the 40 years of the exodus of the Jews in the desert.
  • Festival of Modern Art – This proposed second half of October in the Tmuna Theater. The duration of the event is two days.
  • International Children’s Theatre Festival – The third weekend in October is celebrated in the Arab-Hebrew Theater in Jaffa. The program includes theater performances, workshops and sale of children’s books.
  • Montefiore Festival Fringe Music – The Tmuna Theatre hosts this musical event, which coincides with the last weekend of October.
  • Hanukkah (Festival of Lights) – The 25th of the month of Kislev to 4 month of Tevet (November and December). This day serves to remind people about the victory of the Jews over the Greeks.

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