Bauhaus buildings

Bauhaus buildings
Photo by Elad Gonen

In March 2019, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus art school, the German Foreign Ministry allocated a budget to support Bauhaus-related projects as part of the Cultural Heritage Conservation Program.

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The Town Hall building was lit in yellow

The Town Hall building was lit in yellow
photo by Reuven Cohen

January. The Town Hall building was lit in yellow — the color of the star that Jews were forced to wear during the Nazi regime—to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Haifa Mayor, Einat Kalisch Rotem: "Members of the UN General Assembly have determined that 27 January,

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International Holocaust Day

International Holocaust Day
Photo by Matan Brill

International Holocaust Day will take place on January 27, 2012, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp. Haifa has two squares and a monument commemorating the rescue of Diaspora Jews by three countries and three peoples who offered shelter and aid to Jewish survivors.

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The Holiday of Holidays Festival

The Holiday of Holidays Festival
photo by Reuven Cohen

December. The Holiday of Holidays Festival returned for the 27th time, with all its beloved and familiar traditions, only in a somewhat different format: in accordance with guidelines, outlines, restrictions and limitations, the events are held mostly online, and where possible in public spaces, galleries and open studios.

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Mike Brant Avenue

Mike Brant Avenue
photo by Reuven Cohen

August. Mike Brant Avenue was inaugurated in Kiryat Eliezer, Haifa, not far from 10 Sarah St., where the singer grew up.

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Haifa's 35th International Film Festival

Haifa's 35th International Film Festival
Photo by Reuven Cohen

October. Haifa's 35th International Film Festival has introduced a varied program of about 200 films, including premieres of Israeli films and award winners from the world's leading festivals, restored classics, international documentary films and so on.

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TANDEM - HAIFA - BREMEN

TANDEM - HAIFA - BREMEN
Daniella Borchard, Untitled

November. The exhibition TANDEM - HAIFA - BREMEN opened at Pyramid Contemporary Art Center, featuring works of Haifa and Bremen artists.

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Hecht Museum

Hecht Museum
(photo by Haifa University)

March. Hecht Museum, in collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland and the Institute for Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa, opens the exhibition

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Yuval Center for Music

April. As part of foreign relations and exchange of delegations, Yuval Center for Music and Youth Orchestras hosted a delegation of musicians from a music center in the region of Mansfeld-Südharz District in Germany. The delegation comprised 15 people including music students, music teachers and accompanists.

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The 7th So French So Food French Gastronomy Week

The 7th So French So Food French Gastronomy Week is the initiation of the French Embassy and the French Cultural Center.

It featured 17 French chefs led by Guillaume Gomez, Chef of the Palais de l'Elysée, and Shalom Kadosh, Chef of the Cow on the Roof restaurant, who collaborated with Israel's finest gourmet restaurants in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Nazareth and Tiberias.

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Short film created by Irony Hey's film studies students

Good Father (Abba Tov), a short film created by Irony Hey's film studies students, won accolades and first prize at the 7th MICE (Mostra Internacional de Cinema Educatiu) Film Festival in Valencia, Spain. The film tells the true story of a hard-working teacher (Yishai Tarragano, a teacher at the school and the main actor) who maneuvers between two jobs. 

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