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2019 Haifa Holiday of Holidays - English list of concerts, events & activities.

Schedule for 19 - 30 December 2019

Enjoy one of the concerts and events in the German Colony during the 2019 Haifa, Holiday of Holidays, Festivals of Festivals - חג החגים

haifa holiday of holidays

Here is the schedule of concerts and activities that will be taking place in the German Colony, Wadi Nis Nas and other venues during the Haifa Holiday of Holidays 2019 from December 19th - December 30th. Some are free and some are not. This page is the most comprehensive English listing of events you will find anywhere.

18 December

16:30 & 17:00 A guided Christmas walkabout - Bet HaGeffen Theater.  Highly recommended.


19 December (Official Opening)

13:00 Feed your body and feed your soul,  Art and food. - Bet HaGeffen Theater

14:00 Open house.  Meet the resident of Wadi NisNas when they host you for  a coffee or a meal

14:30 A guided Christmas walkabout - Bet HaGeffen Theater.  Highly recommended.

17:00 Exhibition - Artist Nadeen Srouji - Bet HaGeffen Gallery

17:00 A guided Christmas walkabout - Bet HaGeffen Theater.  Highly recommended.

18:30 Release & Art in the Public Space Workshop with Dafna Talmon - Bet HaGeffen Theater

20:00 Guided tour of her works, with Nadeen Srouji - Bet HaGeffen Gallery

21:00 Opening Ceremony - Bet HaGeffen Theater


20 December

From 09:00 Between the Carmel and the Sea - Meet the women of Haifa.  Women who have impacted society; Dr. Hanna Safron, Agnes Shahadeh and Rola Adiv - Cafein

10:00 Feed your body and feed your soul,  Art and food. - Bet HaGeffen Theater

10:00 Palestinian embroidery with Grace Shahan - Bet HaGeffen Theater

10:00 Ethiopian craft workshop - Bet HaGeffen Theater

10:00 Mandalay workshop - The Flowers of life - - Bet HaGeffen Theater

11:00 Open house.  Meet the resident of Wadi NisNas when they host you for  a coffee or a meal

12:00 The Third Space - Bet HaGeffen Gallery

12:00 Misa Criolla - by Argentine composer Ariel Ramires and performed by Yishai Shtekler

13:00 Tijwall Ensemble - Bet HaGeffen Theater

13:00 Feed your body and feed your soul,  Art and food. - Bet HaGeffen Theater

13:30 Open house.  Meet the resident of Wadi NisNas when they host you for  a coffee or a meal

21:30 PoeTREE Around the world in 80 days -- Bet HaGeffen Theater


21 December

11:00 Visit Santa at his home (venue details not yet provided - perhaps in the North Pole!!!)

11:00 Taking photos with your smartphone workshop - Bet HaGeffen Theater

11:00 Snow White & the 7 dwarfs - Rappaport Auditorium

14:00 Steps - Children's Art Exhibition - Bet HaGeffen Gallery

16:30 Bukra Fil Mish-Mish (no details available yet)

20:30 From Guangzhou Province in China - Traditional Chinese and Mongolian singing and dancing  - Bet HaGeffen Theater

20:30 Phantom of the Fringe alternative theater - Haifa Theater

21:00 Italian Ensemble - The Studio


23 December

16:00 Introduction to the Sea - Presentation by Eugenio Viola Lecture: Chief Curator of the MAMBO Museum, Bogota -  Bet HaGeffen Gallery

16:30 A guided Christmas walkabout - Bet HaGeffen Theater.  Highly recommended.

17:00 A guided Christmas walkabout - Bet HaGeffen Theater.  Highly recommended.

17:30 The Wizard of Oz - Haifa Theater

18:00 Short stories and poetry by Mira Levi - Bookshop

19:30 Clowns without borders - Beit HaGeffen Theater

21:00 Celebrating Food Culture - workshops and tasting (no venue details yet)


24 December

10:00 onwards - Following the lost ship Emmanuel - Haifa Martime Museum

11:00 The Dreidel & Japanese origami - Tikotim Museum

17:30 Mulan - Haifa Theater

20:00 The Surface with Noa Sella - Beit HaGeffen Theater

20:30 Yair the Maniac - an evening of jazz - Kafeh HaPina


25 December

10:00 onwards - Following the lost ship Emmanuel - Haifa Martime Museum

11:00 Japanese lantern workshop - Tikotin Museum

12:00 In the Depths - a light workshop - Haifa Martime Museum

17:30 My best friend - Children's theater - Haifa Theater

19:00 Ethiopian Dinner - Beit HaGeffen Theater

19:00 Why did the fish cry? Children's theater - Beit Yad Lebanim

20:00 An evening of stories of the tribe - Beit HaGeffen Gallery

21:15 Big Ears, Small Mouth - a story of Ethiopian Aliyah - Beit HaGeffen Theater


26 December

10:00 onwards - Following the lost ship Emmanuel - Haifa Martime Museum

11:00 onwards - family activities in the gardens of Beit HaGeffen

15:00 Rabbits - Children's theater - Beit HaGeffen Theater

17:00 Pyjama party - Haifa Museum

19:00 Wild Nights - a selection of cult movies - Cinamatheque

17:30 The fisherman and the fish - Childrens theater - Haifa Theater

19:00 Geshem-Telephone - how is animation done? - Beit HaGeffen Gallery

20:00 Soul Fingers - Fusion of Arab music, jazz and rock - Beit HaGeffen Gallery

20:00 End of year exhibition by the students of Tiltan Art College

20:30 Jam Jam - a jam session - Kafeh HaPina

21:00 Rain - an Israeli music, super group.


27 December

10:00 Feed your body and feed your soul,  Art and food. - Bet HaGeffen Theater

10:00 Meat wire sculpture workshop - Bet HaGeffen Theater

10:00 onwards - Following the lost ship Emmanuel - Haifa Martime Museum

13:00 Feed your body and feed your soul,  Art and food. - Bet HaGeffen Theater

13:30 Release & Art in the Public Space - a Workshop with Dafna Talmon - Bet HaGeffen Theater

13:30 Merrily on High-fa, The University of Haifa Ensemble.  70 singers present Christmas carols and Christmas themed music - The Catholic Church

13:30 Open house.  Meet the resident of Wadi NisNas when they host you for  a coffee or a meal

18:30 Singing circle of soul music - Bet HaGeffen Theater

21:30 "Yafeh Nefesh" Beautiful Soul - Yossi Tzabari sings some of his songs - Beit HaGeffen Theater


28 December

10:00 onwards - Following the lost ship Emmanuel - Haifa Martime Museum

11:00 Uri Biton - multi sensory musical performance for the entire family - Beit HaGeffen Theater

11:00 Mysterious lights of the night workshop - Haifa Art Musuem

13:00 Judas Maccabeus Concert - Greek Orthodox Church

16:00 Where is Elle-Kari and what happened to Noriko-san? is an Israeli documentary by Dvorit Shargal from 2014. It deals with the photo books from the series Children's Everywhere by Anna Riwkin-Brick, Astrid Lindgren, Leah Goldberg and Elly Jannes.  Nominated for Ophir Award for Best Documentary under 60 minutes - Beit HaGeffen Theater

19:00 Gloria - a festive concert - The Catholic Church

20:00 - Schubert in Wadi Nisnas - a festive concert of Schubert's work by the Carmel Ensemble and various soloists - St John's Church


29 December

10:00 onwards - Following the lost ship Emmanuel - Haifa Martime Museum

11:00 I'm a water super hero - Haifa Martime Museum

20:00 Zohar Presko shares jokes in Arabic - Beit HaGeffen Theater

20:00 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - Rappaport Auditorium


30 December

10:00 onwards - Following the lost ship Emmanuel - Haifa Maritime Museum


Venues in Haifa

Bet Hageffen Theater

Hatzionut 33

Bet HaGeffen Gallery

HaGeffen St. 2

St John's Church

Khuri St 24-30

The Catholic Church

Hageffen St. 35

Cafein

Hanassi Blvd 125

Rappaport Auditorium

Hanassi 142

The Studio

Hanassi 142

Haifa Theater

Pevzner 50

The Bookshop

HaAtzmaut 68

Tikotin Museum

Hanassi 89

Haifa Maritime Museum

Allenby 198

Kafeh HaPina

Massada 43

Beit Yad Lebanim

Ahuzza

Haifa Museum

Ben Gurion 11

Haifa Cinametheque

Hanassi 142

Tiltan Art College

HaAtzmaut 65

Haifa Art Museum

Shabtai Levi 26

Greek Orthodox Church

HaParsim 3

Recommended restaurants (not kosher)  in the German Colony; Fattoush, Oak Burger Bar, Ein AlWadi, Garden Restaurant, Colony Grill, Shtroudel and also Maayan HaBira downtown

 

Note: The organizers of the Haifa Holiday of Holidays reserve the right to change or cancel performances without prior notice. Information by courtesy of haifahag.com


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