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Festival of children's plays, Anna Zak and "The Nutcracker": what do you do with the family on Passover? - Walla! culture


A show by Anna Zeke at the "Magic Case" theme park in Ma'ale Adumim? The Israeli ballet? A rock festival in Gilboa? Get all the recommendations for what to do on Passover

Festival of children's plays in Haifa

The 33rd Haifa International Festival of Children's Plays is underway - this year too it will be held on Passover at the Haifa Theater, between April 9-11.

The festival will feature dozens of shows and plays for the general public, including seven original productions produced especially for the festival, street theater shows from Israel and around the world and dozens more from the best children's theaters in Israel.

This year, the festival emphasized the value of membership in the opening original presentation "My Friend, Pooh the Bear", a play written by Oren Yacovi and directed by Uri Osmanati, a production of the Haifa Theater in collaboration with the Kibbutz Theater.

The Song Thief (Photo: Gerard Alon)

Breathing culture

The Lottery and the Nature and Parks Authority are once again leading this year the project "Breathing Culture" during Passover.

This is the fourth year in which there is cooperation between the entities within the project.

Visitors to the national parks will be able to enjoy a variety of cultural performances at no extra charge, including: circus artists, theater actors, musicians, jugglers and even singers and opera singers.

The performances will take place during the three weekdays of Passover - from April 9 to 11 - in the morning and afternoon hours, in selected national parks throughout the country.

Along the itineraries, travelers will be able to meet a variety of shows.

Among the national parks where activities will take place: Tzipori, Yachiam, Tel Megiddo, Migdal Tzedek, Beit Govrin, Mashit.

Passover project of Bank Hapoalim

Over 170 heritage sites, museums, guided tours throughout the country and small tourism businesses from the south will be opened for free to the entire public in Israel during the Passover holiday, under the auspices of Bank Hapoalim.

This year's project added attractions and museums such as the Hermon site (entrance + cable car ride), Lunde - Children's Museum, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Ramat Gan Museum, Wilfrid Museum of Oriental Art, Beit Reuven Museum, Beit Yigal Alon and the Yemen Jewish Heritage Center.

The new sites will join a variety of experiences in museums and sites that have taken part in the project in recent years: the Design Museum Holon, "Ano" - the Museum of the Jewish People, Tamna Park, the Promenade of the Walls in Old Jerusalem, the Plantaniya Science and Space Center, the Ein Harod Art Tabernacle, Ben Gurion Barracks in Sde Boker, the museum The Israeli one at the Rabin Center, the Museum of the Bible in Jerusalem, the Yanko Dada Museum in Ein Hod, the Haifa Art Museum, the Museum of Treasures in the Wall, the Hasmonean Heritage Museum in Modi'in, and more.

The sites will be open free of charge on all weekdays between April 7 and 11.

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Alamondo Circus

The South American circus comes to Israel with the participation of acrobats, stuntmen, dancers, jugglers and clowns from the 12 countries of the South American continent.

Intended for all ages.

without animals

For details on the dates

Festive play festival for children at Meditech

The best performances of the Meditech Theater will be staged during the Passover holiday, between April 8-12.

As part of the festival, the best plays of the Meditech Theater will be staged every day.

The festival will open with the new production "The Little Mermaid", and will continue with the premiere of the production "The Secret of Grandpa Ephraim - from the Children of the Tree House series."

In addition, the new show "Ferdinand's Story" will be presented, alongside the award-winning flagship shows that have become beloved classics over the years.

Rock Gilboa

The music festival will include two evening performances by leading rock artists and bands.

On April 8, there will be three performances by the favorite rock bands Where is the Child, Monica Sex and Giraffes, and an opening performance by the Wolf Band.

On the second evening, 10.4, rock legends Danny Sanderson and the Tislam band will perform for two performances, and at the climax of the evening they will collaborate together on stage.

The festival will be held at the Gilboa Amphitheater - Maayan Ein Harod National Park and is produced by toMix.

Music Days Festival in Holon

The "Singer Days at the Holon Theater" festival will be held for the 17th year.

The celebration marked "The Land of Israel is beautiful" according to the poem by Sheika Paykov.

Among others, Shlomi Shaban, Ninet, Miki Kam, Tovia Tzafir, Dvir Bandek, Itzik Cohen, Shlomit Aharon, Esther Rada, Gila Almagor, Ilanit, Valerie Hamati and more will appear.

April 9-12, Holon Theater

Passover at Magic Kass

Visitors to the Magic Kass amusement park in Mishor Adumim will enjoy during the Passover holiday three big shows that will run throughout the day, including Anna Zak's show, an illusion show, and a troupe of dancers that will perform once an hour throughout the park, among the facilities and visitors - all this in addition to free use of all the park's facilities.

Activity days: April 7, April 9, April 10.

On April 11, there will be no Zack show.

Reserved Places Festival

The only festival of its kind in the world for plays and shows accessible to children on the autistic spectrum, and this year it will also appeal to an adult audience on the spectrum.

The festival will take place between April 9-11 at the Mendel Cultural Center in Jaffa.

It is supported by the Lottery Council for Culture and Art and the Tad Arison Family Foundation.

This year, as mentioned, the festival will present an evening program intended for adults on the autistic continuum, that is, aged 15 and over - including the dance performance "Meshkem and the Side" which deals with progress despite the bumps and difficulties in life;

The show "Ako Ako One One" - an interactive self-development lecture;

and a panel dealing with the importance of a sensitive culture, with the participation of female creators and experts from around the world.

Museum of Illusions

The museum offers visitors dozens of different and diverse attractions that will activate the mind and stimulate the imagination:

illusions of height, illusions of inversion, illusions of distortion created using mirrors, illusion of infinity, optical illusions, holograms, illusion of levitation that simulates the absence of gravity, kaleidoscope, accessories with a certain twist and much more .

Coordination of arrival date - mandatory.

for further details

Herzl Farm - a seasonal cultural center

The Herzl House in the Huldah Forest of KKL-Junk is renewing its face and will be inaugurated this month under the name: "Herzl Farm-Seasonal Culture House". It is located in the heart of the Gezer Regional Council and its opening will be a center of content and activity. There will be a variety of permanent and changing cultural projects and content, which will offer a new point of view about the future of the forest, agriculture and settlement. The place will allow research and creative processes in the field and will act as a home for rotating creators who will create content for the general public and present their work there at the end of the hosting period. Among other things, an exhibition on the role of forests in culture will be presented, a night tour will be held and an audio-visual installation will be presented. Opening

hours They will be published to the public on the council's website, the KKL-Junk website and on "Herzl Farms" Facebook.


On April 4, the Planet cinema chain will launch "Planet Game" - an interactive game for ticket buyers, in which each ticket wins a prize.

The game will last until April 13, and is intended for ticket buyers for all the films screened at Planet complexes in Israel during the promotion period.

Among the prizes that can be won: a ticket to a movie in an IMAX hall, a hall with a huge screen and powerful audio quality, a ticket to a 4DX hall, a VIP gift card, a 1+1 ticket, popcorn, drinks and more.

In addition to the interactive game, there will be a "Mario Festival" between April 8-10 at Planet Jerusalem and Rishon Lezion, between 12:00 and 18:00 and entry will be free.

At the festival there will be a variety of activities and creative workshops for the whole family.

Solico Festival 2

The Israeli Theater of the Hour produces the festival for one-man shows for children and youth, the first of its kind in Israel and under the artistic direction of Dana Devorin.

The festival supports and encourages original Israeli works for children and youth that will be revealed for the first time in the "Solico" play competition.

The five selected festival plays are intended for the whole family aged 6-18.

April 8-10 in Bhima

"The Book of Seville" and "Alice in Wonderland"

On Passover, the Israeli Opera will perform "The Book of Seville" by Rossini, and "Alice in Wonderland" by David Zeba in Hebrew operatic versions for children and the whole family.

April 8 and 10.

PLAY festival

Beit Hansen celebrates the holiday of freedom with a festival for children and girls marked "free play" through shows, workshops, games and activities built and designed especially for the event.

With materials, creativity and imagination and without pre-structured illegality, the activities at the PLAY festival play on the seam between new and ancient materials and between advanced and basic technologies that allow an open space for children to determine the rules of the game and to exercise their imagination in the space through creation, movement, imagination and play.

Hours of operation:

Friday 7.4.23 15:00-10:00 |

Saturday 8.4.23 17:00-11:00

Sunday 9.4.23 17:00-11:00 |

Monday 10.4.23 17:00-11:00

for more details

The Nutcracker / Snow White

The masterpiece that took the world by storm in a rich remake of the Israeli ballet with dozens of participants, spectacular costumes and great music (April 7 - Haifa Auditorium, April 10 - Smallerash Tel Aviv).

And also "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", another production by the Israeli ballet dancers (April 1 - center stage Gani Tikva, April 15 - South Sharon Culture Hall).

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