Da Vinci Alive
Tel Aviv is proud to be the first stop on “Da Vinci Alive’s” world tour. Opening in late January 2014, the exhibition appeals to the entire family through light and sound shows combined with the latest technologies to highlight Da Vinci’s traditional art. This exciting show leads the audience through the life and works of one of history’s greatest artists and features over 3,000 works of Leonardo Da Vinci.
Bob Marley Festival
Highlighting what would have been Bob Marley’s 69th birthday, some of Israel’s most famous artists are coming together for an epic tribute performance. Including Shanan Street (of Hadag Nahash), Amir Dadon, Kobi Parekh (of Orphaned Land), and Tomer Yosef (of Balkan Beat Box), music lovers will flock to Barby, Tel Aviv on February 13-14 for this must-see concert experience.
Each Saturday afternoon throughout February, Mini Israel invites families to enjoy a bit of snowy-bliss with a variety of “Eskimo activities.” From learning how to ice-fish, to arts and crafts, to bonfire stories, younger children will love the adventure offered by Mini Israel.
Beginning Sunday, March 16th, the Purim parties throughout Israel are said to be some of the best the country has to offer. Major roads and squares in Tel Aviv are blocked off and designated purely for young adults to show off their crazy costumes, drink, and dance to live bands. Jerusalem also explodes with the iconic blasts of the graggers (noise-makers) and parades in the streets.
Upcoming in 2014: Israel is welcoming Pope Francis in May for his first papal visit, and the 4th ever visit of a pope to Israel.