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Jerusalem Day 2013: Achinoam Nini, White Night, Shows, Tours and more

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Tuesday may 7th

Jerusalem Day 2013: Achinoam Nini, White Night, Shows, Tours and more

Jerusalem marks 46 years of reunification with three days of events for everyone from May 7-9, 2013.


White Night in the Capital - Student Day in Sacher Park

On the Eve of Yom Yerushalayim we celebrate big time as we do each year Student Day and Jerusalem`s White Night in Sacher Park. The best artists give full performances on one stage; there are special attraction complexes and a highly attractive Sunrise Show.

Gates open at 21:15.

The leading artists in the country will perform in the evening: Michael Grailsummer, Red Band, Ehud and Eviatar Banai, Yehudit Ravitz, Ethnix and Infected Mushroom.

Food and drink stands and a lot of fun!

Event production: "Rashut Tzeirim" Jerusalem municipality, Hebrew University Student Union, David Yellin College, Bezalel and Hadassah College.

Presale tickets for students are available at the stands and offices of the Student Assn., and from the Student Assn. website: Also by phone: 073-7073617.

Guest tickets can be obtained at the offices of Bimot, Tel: 02-6237000 or on Bimot site,

For further info please go to or by phone: 073-707617.

Student Yerushalmi card holders can buy tickets for 50 Nis only on the Mt. Scopus campus.

Tickets purchased through the site can be collected at the box-offices on the night of the event. Buyers with Student Card will be asked to present at in the ticket collection point.
Bringing food, beverage and weapons to the event is forbidden.

Na`aleh L'Yerushalayim
A national youth conference to mark 46 years to the unification of Jerusalem | 10:00-20:00

The national youth conference for the unification of Jerusalem will mark 46 years to the establishment of a breakthrough leadership. The conference will include a number of events that will take place in the city, from Nahlaot through to Armon HaNatziv, Giv`at HaTachmoshet Mt. Scopus and reaching Hinnom Valley.

12,000 young participants from all over the country will visit various sites across the city
and end the day in a youth assembly at 18:30 hr., in the Sultan`s Pool.

10:00 - arrival in Jerusalem.
10:00-16:00- visits and tours to city sites.
18:30-20:00 - holding a central youth rally attended by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, Education Ministry Director General Dalit Stauber, Director of Youth and Society Administration Erez Eshel, Director of "Shelach and Israel Geography" department Education Ministry Eli Shaish and with the participation of 7,000 youth at the Sultan`s Pool.

Mercaz Ha'rav yeshiva central rally
A large central gathering to mark Yom Yerushalayim at Mercaz Harav with the participation of the artists Mussa Berlin and Akiva Margaliyot. The event will take place in the presence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, public figures and a large crowd attending. At the end of the central gathering at Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva the traditional procession of the Yeshiva Students along Jerusalem and as far as the Western Wall will take place.

In the neighborhoods

 20:45 - Artists and Bands performing in Ramot Neighborhood
Hanan Yovel and "Harmony" band in Gan Dahlia amphitheater, Ramot.

19:30 - Singing Event at Ramon School in Har Homa
Avihu Shatat singer performance at Ramon School in Har Homa

20:30 - Pisgat Ze`ev - Kikar Tunick
Performance of singer Idan Amadi, M"mamad school children`s performance, fireworks.
Admission free - public invited.


Mayor's reception
Reception of Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Mrs. Barket at the Tower of David Museum | 15:00-16:00

Jerusalem Mayor and Mrs. Barkat cordially invite Jerusalem's inhabitants and visitors to the traditional reception on the occasion of Yom Yerushalayim, which will take place on Sunday, 8 May, 2013, between 15:00-16:30 hours, in Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem.

The museum is open to the public.
The public is invited.

Yakir Yerushalayim Award
Yakir Yerushalayim (Worthy citizen of Jerusalem) Award in the Tower of David | 20:00

Yakir Yerushalayim Award ceremony, attended by the Mayor of Jerusalem.

12 residents of Jerusalem will receive the Yakir Award this year. The award is given to people who influenced and contributed to the lives of all of the inhabitants of the city.

By invitation only.

Singing Jerusalem

Jerusalem, for you! Singing Jerusalem on its day of celebration in Safra Square | 20:30

The Municipality of Jerusalem invites the inhabitants of the Capital and its visitors to celebrate Yom Yerushalayim in Safra Square.

Program includes:
Ahinoam Nini (Noa) performing Israeli Classics, accompanied by Gili Dor and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra IBA

The public is invited.

Entrance fee: NIS 20.
Tickets at Bimot.

Safra Square tours
Dramatized tours at the Municipality - free of charge | 10:00, 12:00, 14:00

Jerusalem Municipality, `quality service` unit, is pleased to invite the public for guided and dramatized tours in the Municipality on Yom Yerushalayim, 8 May, 2013.

Tours will begin at: 10:00, 12:00, 14:00 from the entrance to the square near the signpost "Meeting Point for tours in Kiryat Hairiya''.

Tours are free.
Hope to see you!

Memorial ceremonies

12:00 - Ethiopian Memorial Ceremony on Mount Herzl.
National memorial service in memory of the Ehiopian Jews.

14:00 - National memorial Ceremony on Mount Herzl
Official Yom Yerushalayim Ceremony - national memorial service for the fallen Six-Day War soldiers.

15:30 - Memorial Ceremonies for fallen soldiers
Memorial services for fallen soldiers conducted near the monuments: Rockefeller Museum, Sheikh Jarrah, Ammunition Hill, American Consulate, Lion`s Gate - memorial services and gatherings of warriors and of veteran soldiers of the Paratroopers Brigade at Ammunition Hill.

18:00 National Memorial Service in Ammunition Hill
National Memorial Service to mark 46 years of the liberation and unification of Jerusalem, attended by the President of Israel, the Prime Minister, Ministers, Jerusalem Mayor, Chief of Staff, Chief of Police, and bereaved families.
By invitation only.

Dance of the flags

Rikud HaDgalim (dance of the flags) Parade - prayer and Assembly at the Western Wall | 16:00 - 23:00

The parade is held every year on Yom Yerushalayim, beginning at 16:00. It is accompanied by dancing, singing, brandishing and waving Israel Flags and is produced by "Am CheLavi" Association. The number of marchers each year is tens of thousands who arrive from all over Israel and the world. The Dance of the Flags Parade ends at the Western Wall with a Ceremony, a Prayer and an assembly.


Jerusalem Syndrome

"Jerusalem Syndrome" Festival | 17:00

"Jerusalem Syndrome" Festival includes shows, artists, a street exhibition, a farmers` market and other cultural and artistic activities that will take place in Rehavia, KKL Street, in Beit Avichai and Yad Ben Zvi.

The Festival is for families, students and people young and old.

From 17:00 - as part of the street festival KKL street will be closed for traffic and will become a pedestrian street for a day. It will include:
- A Street Concert with "Har`el" 30 players Orchestra
- A singing along with Amir Schreiber - for families and adults
- Street Party with DJ Atzmon Avrahami
- Farmers` market, and artists along the street.

A multidisciplinary street exhibition in the "Gan Hacuzari" Park: Jerusalem's graduates of educational institutions will present a "Jerusalem Ambiance" exhibition, including video and plastic art displays and installations integrated in urban space and displayed on buildings, trees, benches, etc.

17:00-19:00 - storytelling for the whole family.
19:00-21:00 - Jerusalem Close Encounters - music and learning about things that really matter in the city.
21:00-23:00 - "Shirat Machar" band in a sing along concert of Israel songs.

There will also be, in addition, "Stories of Houses" - choreographed tours of historic places at the doorways of buildings, accompanied by actors, with stories big and small.

20:00; 21:30; - "Makom LaShira" - Israeli poets accompanied by musicians in a street show. Both events are accompanied by live music.

Additional Events:
20:30 - "Singing Jerusalem" main event at the square in front of the Agency.
Shem Tov Levi and the Ensemble hosting Nurit Galron and Assaf Amdurski.

Price: NIS 50; students - NIS 30.

23:30 - Jerusalem Syndrome - Incubator Theater
A night show for young people in Beit Avi Hai
Price: NIS 40; students NIS 20

Meets in Yad Ben Zvi courtyard - "Salon Shabazi" - a community neighborhood caf


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