The Mediterranean Biennale

The Mediterranean Biennale
Art work: Crossing Borders by Belu-Simion Fainaru

April-June. The Mediterranean Biennale, an art event held in public spaces in Haifa and the Sakhnin District, serves as a model for multicultural cooperation and dialogue between diverse views and opinions of different communities and groups. 

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Bastille Day

Bastille DayBastille Day
Photo by Assaf Ron

July. The French Consulate of Haifa and the North commemorated Bastille Day, the French national day that falls on 14.7.

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Symposium that was part of BUGA

Symposium that was part of BUGA
Courtesy of Erfurt Municipality

August. Artists from seven of Erfurt's twin cities, as well as two Erfurt artists, attended the sculpting symposium that was part of BUGA—the Federal Horticultural Show that takes place every five years in Thuringia, Germany.

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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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