RENEWING WADI SALIB THROUGH ART

One of the main anchors of the neighborhood’s revitalization is the Piramida Art Center, a beautifully refurbished complex which will house an art gallery and 24 workshops for emerging and established artists.

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THE HAIFA SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA

The Haifa Symphonic Orchestra is pleased to have Shanghai-born Pianist-turned-conductor, Xu Zhong, perhaps one of the most regarded conductors in the world today, lead it to continued glory.

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THE HAIFA-BOSTON CONNECTION

Over the past two decades Haifa and Boston have enjoyed a unique relationship, manifested particularly in the collaboration between Boston’s Jewish community and the people of Haifa.Over the past two decades Haifa and Boston have enjoyed a unique relationship, manifested particularly in the collaboration between Boston’s Jewish community and the people of Haifa.

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HAIFA CELEBRATES THE DAY OF THE BASTILLE…

Haifa together with the French Institute pay homage to the Day of the Bastille and turn Haifa into a French celebration that lasts through a memorable weekend of French culture, cuisine, parties and general sense of Bon Vivant as they say in Paris…

 

HAIFA FILMMAKER WINS FILM AWARD IN NION…

The Talented Haifa documentarist, Iris Zaki won the prestigious innovative film award at the ‘Visions du Reel’ Festival in Nion Switzerland for her documentary “Women in Sink” where she investigates Arab-Jewish social coexistence through a woman’s point of view.

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NEW VACLAV HAVEL SQ. UNVEILED…

The Czech Minister of Culture, Mr. Daniel Herman visited Haifa and was greeted by Mayor Yahav and Deputy Mayor Mrs. Hedva Almog who unveiled the new Vaclav Havel Sq. in the new Neot Peres neighborhood in South Westerm Haifa. Later on Mayor Yahav held a reception for the Czech delegation at City Hall.

INS TRIKAND DOCKS IN HAIFA…

A reception was held on the INS Trikand of the Indian Navy while it docked at the Haifa port on the 19th of August. The Indian ambassador to Israel was present as well as the ship’s captain, Mr. Vinay Kalia. Deputy Mayor, Mrs. Hedva Almog represented the city of Haifa.

CONSUL GENERAL OF FRANCE

The Consul General of France in Haifa and North Israel, Mr. Gilles Courregelongue  is leaving his post and our city after 3 years of service.The consul was a close and trusted friend of the municipality and a key player in deepening the bonds of friendship between the city and French culture and business. We wish his replacement, Mrs. Catherine Crosnier much success with her new post.