Friday, May 22, 2015

Celebrate Israel Festival - Be There!

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Celebrate Israel Festival, the largest celebration of Israeli culture in New York, will take place on Sunday May 31, 2015 from 2pm to 7pm at Pier 94 (located at 711  12th Ave, New York).

Over 10,000 community members will celebrate the State of Israel with live entertainment, family activities, culture, food & art. Discount tickets sold online. Click HERE to buy tickets.

Live Performances - Legendary Israeli pop singer Rita and children's star Rinat Gabay will be performing.

Blue Note Presents: - Presenting some of the best Israeli jazz artists currently performing in NYC: Nadav Remez, Mika Hary, Yotam Silberstein and Dida Pelled.

Jerusalem Western Wall  - If you have not been to Israel, stop by the Kotel to put a note in the Wall. All notes will be sent to the real Kotel after the Festival.

"Shuk" Machane Yehuda  - Take a stroll through one of the most colorful marketplaces in Jerusalem. Walking through the "Shuk", you will feel right at home with artists from Israel and local vendors selling art, jewelry, Judaica, sculptures, painting, and hand crafted gifts. Visit our website for more details on all of the artists.

Technology Pavilion - Check out some of the latest Israeli technologies and innovations! Ted-style presentations will take place throughout the day. Visit our website for the full schedule. CAN WE SAY ISRAELI?

Maccabi Tel-Aviv On The Basketball Court -  Featuring two legendary former Maccabi Tel-Aviv players, Derrick Sharp and David Blu will shoot hoops, take photos with fans, and sign merchandise.

"Ahava" Art Installation - We love Jerusalem so much that we decided to recreate the famous "Ahava" statue from the Israel Museum. Stop by and take your photo there and show us how much you love Israel. Don't forget to tag it on Instagram using the hashtag #CelebrateIsraelFest

Community Mural - We are excited to have Los Angeles based artist extraordinaire Tomer Perez back again. Stop by the large-scale community mural that Tomer will create, and grab a paintbrush to add your personal touch. We can't wait to see the finished masterpiece.

Kosher Food - Enjoy traditional food and "street fare" that will inspire your next trip to Israel - 100% Kosher!

"Israel 24/7" Instagram Photography Competition -  Experience the everyday life of Israel from the people that live it! Now It's time to see the winners of the Instagram competition!

CreateLAB - Design, build, create and be inspired at our famous CreateLab, open all day with multiple FREE art projects for the entire family. Express yourself and enjoy arts and crafts with our entire community.
The Celebrate Israel Festival is a production of the Israeli American Council.