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991798043447177378436Just over a decade ago, in July 2003, Tel Aviv’s “White City” – a historic and unique urban fabric – was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Downtown Tel Aviv has the largest concentration in the world of buildings designed in the International Style (better known as Bauhaus architecture), giving Tel Aviv-Yafo its special standing in the heritage of modern architectural culture.

Since then, the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality has marked UNESCO’s declaration every year through a series of White Night events that incorporate another added value of the city: namely, that it is a “nonstop city.”


CarlPalmer-240x192Legendary rock drummer, Carl Palmer is heading to Tel Aviv for a concert in May 2014. Palmer is considered one of the greatest rock drummers of the 1960′s, and one of the greatest drummers of all time, named by Rolling Stone as one of the world’s top ten drummers of all time. He has been involved with many successful bands including including The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Asia. Carl Palmer heads to Tel Aviv for a concert at Reading 3 on May 3, 2014. Tickets are on sale now.
Tickets for Carl Palmer in Tel Aviv are on sale now via Eventim from NIS 229.
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The Rolling Stones are set to perform in Tel Aviv, Israel in June 2014, for their first ever concert in the country. The Rolling Stones have an almost unrivaled history spanning fifty years, which has included their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and inclusion in many top 10 artists of all time rankings. Among their most recognizable hits are ‘”(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”, ”Paint It, Black”, ”Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, and ”Angie”. The Rolling Stones are expected to confirm that their first ever concert in Israel will take place at Tel Aviv’s Park Hayarkon on June 4, 2014. Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets for The Rolling Stones in Tel Aviv are on sale from NIS 695 from here.

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TrashPeople-Gianluca-Battista-450x300The world famous ‘Trash People’ Exhibition is heading to Ariel Sharon Park, just outside Tel Aviv. The park, which itself is built on the Hiriya, what was Israel’s largest landfill site, and has been transformed into an ecological oasis, will host the Trash People , a project by German artist HA Schult. The exhibition features 20 tons of iron, glass, computer parts and industrial waste, something only photos do justice. The Trash People Exhibition at Ariel Sharon Park in Tel Aviv is open from April 5-26, 2014. Tickets for the Trash People Exhibition are on sale for NIS 30 and can be purchased here
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The “Dolls Art” exhibition features the works of Israeli and international doll artists and puppet masters, and is on display at the Old Jaffa Museum of Antiquities, in the heart of Old Jaffa overlooking the Tel Aviv skyline.  The building – the ‘Ancient Saraya’ – originally serving as the governmental Ottoman house now hosts changing contemporary art exhibitions. On display is an array of colorful and imaginative hand-made dolls and puppets inspired by fairy tales, operas, literature, mythology, different historical periods, cultures and peoples.  Each doll or puppet is meticulously crafted using diverse techniques and materials from classic porcelain china and embroidery to wood-carvings and recycled plastics and metallic objects.  Combining a childlike subject with sophisticated subtleties this exhibition is suitable for all ages and genders. 

The exhibition is open from March to July 19, 2014, on Monday-Thursdays and Saturdays from 10:00-18:00, Fridays from 10:00-14:00, and is closed on Sundays.

Tickets for Dolls Art in Jaffa are on sale for NIS 40 per adult, NIS 35 per child, or NIS 30 per person with a family ticket.

On select dates the exhibition will hold puppet theater performances and workshops.  Contact 03-6037700/ 077-7500858 for details.

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