TLV RUN TLV marathon
Photo: Yoed Cohen
Open House Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Photo: Elisheva Zeltzer
Gay Pride Parade
Photo: Yaron Brener
White Night Festival
Photo: AFP
Opera in the Park
Photo: Omer Schwartz

TA announces culture events for 2011

Jazz festival, marathon and Gay Pride Parade among selection of art, music and sport activities offered by Mediterranean coastal city throughout year

Tel Aviv, the hip Mediterranean coastal town and one of Lonely Planet's Top 10 Cities for 2011, has released a selection of art, culture, music and sport festivals that will entertain and intrigue travelers of all interests arriving to the Mediterranean coastal city through 2011.


The events include:

  • Tel Aviv Jazz Festival (February 15-18): An annual highlight in Israel, the 22nd Tel Aviv Jazz Festival will showcase top international and Israeli jazz musicians in more than 20 performances at the Tel Aviv Cinemateque.


  • TLV RUN TLV (April 8): The annual TLV RUN TLV marathon will bring runners through the beaches, parks and hip Bauhaus neighborhoods of the White City, with a selection of 2.6-, 6.2-, 13- or 26-mile races beginning at the Charles Clore Park on the shore.


  • Open House Tel Aviv-Jaffa (May 20-21): The annual event offers travelers the opportunity to explore historically significant residences, buildings and landmarks throughout the city.


  • Gay Pride Parade (June 10): Tel Aviv Gay Pride brings an endless weekend of parades and celebrations, during which travelers and locals alike can enjoy the city's relaxed lifestyle, lively bars, cafes and clubs along the Mediterranean shore.


  • White Night Festival (June 30): The annual White Night festival celebrates the July 2003 UNESCO designation of the White City of Tel Aviv and its exceptional collection of Bauhaus architecture. The event brings tens of thousands of residents and travelers into the city's streets for various cultural events, concerts and street theater performances, as well as free entry to museums and art galleries and special happenings at some of the city's top restaurants.


  • Opera in the Park (July 14): The annual outdoor operatic concert features the Israel Opera Choir alongside international and Israeli soloists in a performance of Mozart's Magic Flute conducted by Maestro David Stern in the heart of the city's Hayarkon Park.


  • Loving Art. Making Art. (September 8-10): The art-centric festival will kick off the city's gallery exhibition season with more than 75 museums and art galleries remaining open late, in addition to a selection of special outdoor art displays, free of charge.



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