The Second Urban Challenge Festival

The Second Urban Challenge Festival
Photo by Keren Pearl

October. The second Urban Challenge Festival, in memory of Kfir Ben-Ari, a vibrant urban festival for teens and the whole family, took place at Gan HaEm, the seaside sports facilities and Haifa's Skate-park. Apart from musical performances, the festival included a street workout competition, a national skateboard championship in three age categories, and the championship qualifying trials for Outbreak – the International Couples Breakdance Competition.

Read more ...

A Peace Game at Sami Ofer Stadium

A Peace Game at Sami Ofer Stadium
Photo courtesy of the Sami Ofer Stadium

October. The most loved and popular soccer stars from Brazil joined former Israeli soccer stars for a Peace Game at Sami Ofer Stadium, Haifa.Brazil's team of former soccer stars, led by Ronaldinho and Bebeto, included Rivaldo, Roberto Carlos, Kaka, Kafu, Marcelo Goncalves, Giovanni, Aldair, Julio Cesar Baptista and Cesar Sampaio. The Israeli team featured Jewish, Christian and Muslim players, led by former Israeli national team coach Shlomo Scharf.

Read more ...