The Tel Aviv Port, together with the Israel Space Agency, is holding Space Week at the port on January 27-31.
The host of activities includes a photographic exhibition and interactive attractions such as the Google Glass and new computer games, as well as a workshop for people who want to learn about photographing space (January 30 at 11 a.m.). Free entrance.
For the full program and details in Hebrew go to http:// most.gov.il/SLH/spaceweek
As part of the Israeli Space Week events, the Tel Aviv Cinematheque will feature a special screening schedule of space-themed films. Admission to these special screenings is free – but reservation is required (03-6060800, extension 1). The screening schedule is as follows:
26/1/14, 20:30 – Gravity
27/1/14, 19:30 – The Right Stuff
30/1/14, 20:30 – 2010
31/1/14, 14:00 – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galax
Internationally renowned circus, Cirque du Soleil will be coming to Tel Aviv in August 2014 for their second ever performance series in Israel. Performing their show, Quidam, the group will bring their amazing magical acrobatics to Tel Aviv once again. The circus will take over the Nokia Arena in the city during August and will be an amazing experience for anyone who watches. The show features more than 12 world class performances in a magical setting. Tickets are on sale now for shows in the afternoon and evening and are available at www.eventim.co.il or by calling *9066.
Whilst you are visiting Israel, why not fly down to Eilat for the weekend for the Red Sea Winter Jazz Festival. February 6-8, 2014.
The Red Sea Winter Jazz Festival is held due to the immense popularity and status of the summer festival as one of Israel’s premier cultural events. The festival will take place over the weekend of February 6-8 and it is set to include some amazing jazz from across the world with a great atmosphere, in a beautiful setting at the Eilat port.
The Red Sea Winter Jazz Festival, 2014 will feature Juan Carmona quintet & Larry Coryell, Samuel Yirga Quartet, Możdżer Danielsson Fresco Trio, Irit Dekel & Eldad Zitrin, Luisa Sobral, and Uriel Herman Quintet, among others.
Tickets for the 2014 Red Sea Winter Jazz Festival are on sale now via Eventim or by calling the ticket office, on *9066
The international exhibition Da Vinci Alive, arrives in Tel Aviv in January 2014 as part of a world tour premiering in Israel. The exhibition is a multi-sensory experience for the whole family featuring light, sound, and movement to combine traditional art with the latest technologies, in the process leading visitors through the works and life of the artistic legend Da Vinci. Da Vinci Alive features over 3,000 Leonardo Da Vinci images, projected onto walls at a large scale, with music to guide visitors along a journey. Da Vinci Alive arrives in Tel Aviv on January 30, 2014, and is expected to continue through to March-April. Tickets should be pre-purchased and are available now.
Tickets for Da Vinci Alive are available from NIS 109 per person from here
Legendary Israeli musician Idan Raichel will perform at Masada as part of the Israeli Opera Festival in June 2014. Raichel, who is best known for his ‘project’ which includes musicians from a spectrum of different world backgrounds, and has toured extensively globally, topping World Music Charts, and gaining a loyal following among music lovers across the world. Idan Raichel is set to perform at Masada, aside the Dead Sea in a special concert which will be magical thanks to its wonderfully unique setting, on June 13, 2014.
Tickets for Idan Raichel at Masada are on sale now from NIS 200 from Tourist Israel. They are strictly limited and will sell out fast, as this is a unique concert in a beautifully unique setting
Following successful operas at Masada in previous years, 2014 will see La Traviata at Masada. This unique festival sees the Israeli Opera performing at the unique setting of the Masada Fortress beside the Dead Sea . La Traviata, features some of the greatest works of Giuseppe Verdi, and is one of the most popular operas worldwide. The Masada Opera Festival has become one of the world’s most unique and highly regarded opera events, recently featuring Aida, Nabucco, and Carmen, and will return in June 2014 under the guidance of conductor Daniel Oren. La Traviata at the Masada Opera Festival performs on June 12, 14, 16, and 17, 2014.
Tickets can be booked online by clicking here, or by phoning +972 722753221 or *3221 from Israel