Arab Culture Days Festival in Beit Ha’gefen Haifa 2019

Where: Beit Ha'Gefen – The Arab-Jewish Cultural Center, Hagefen St. 2, Haifa, ,
When: Thursday, May 2, 2019 - Monday, May 6, 2019
Return to Haifa - Beit Ha'gefen play - Photo by: Beit Ha'gefen
Return to Haifa - Beit Hagefen play
Return to Haifa - Beit Ha'gefen play
Photo by: Beit Ha'gefen

Once a year for more than 37 years, Beit Ha’Gefen holds a festival that is dedicated to a fascinated meeting of the best artists and creators of the Arab creativity in Israel.

The Festival of Arab Culture Days “provides a platform for new and old artists and exposes the audience to the values of Arab culture and society in Israel.

The festival’s events that are open to the public, are mostly translated into Hebrew, enabling those who do not speak Arabic to enjoy the best of Arab culture.

The festival’s program, venue, Artists lineup information show time / schedule of events etc. is present in Beit Ha’Gefen’s website. See details below, under “Event Related Information” section.

Attractive prices suited for all budgets, Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY, Get Immediate confirmation by email.
IMPORTANT !
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
 

Event Related Information

Contact details:
Beit Ha'Gefen – The Arab-Jewish Cultural Center | Hagefen St. 2, PO Box 9421, Haifa
Main Building: 04-8525252
Fax: 04-8529166
Library: 04-8512444
Theater: 04-8515133
Contact Email:

Country Information

Capital:
Jerusalem
Currency:
NIS
Voltage and Frequency:
220v 50Hz
Dialing country code:
+972
Time Zone:
UTC +2 , (Summer UTC+3)
Language:
Hebrew (official), Arabic used officially for Arab minority, English most commonly used foreign language.
Location:
Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt Jordean Syria and Lebanon.
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
Ministry of Tourism
5 Bank Israel St. Jerusalem
Climate:
Temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas.
Israel background and overview
Following World War II, Britain withdrew from its mandate of Palestine, and the UN proposed partitioning the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Nonetheless, an Israeli state was declared in 1948 and Israel subsequently defeated the Arab armies in a series of wars that did not end deep tensions between the two sides. (The territories Israel has occupied since the 1967 war are not included in the Israel country profile, unless otherwise noted.) On 25 April 1982, Israel withdrew from the Sinai Peninsula pursuant to the 1979 Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty. In keeping with the framework established at the Madrid Conference in October 1991, Israel conducted bilateral negotiations with Palestinian representatives and Syria to achieve a permanent settlement with each. Israel and Palestinian officials on 13 September 1993 signed a Declaration of Principles (also known as the "Oslo Accords"), enshrining the idea of a two-state solution to their conflict and guiding an interim period of Palestinian self-rule. The parties achieved six additional significant interim agreements between 1994 and 1999 aimed at creating the conditions for a two-state solution, but most were never fully realized. Outstanding territorial and other disputes with Jordan were resolved in the 26 October 1994 Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty.
Progress toward a final status agreement with the Palestinians was undermined by Israeli-Palestinian violence between 2001 and February 2005. Israel in 2005 unilaterally disengaged from the Gaza Strip, evacuating settlers and its military while retaining control over most points of entry into the Gaza Strip. The election of HAMAS to head the Palestinian Legislative Council in 2006 temporarily froze relations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA). Israel engaged in a 34-day conflict with Hizballah in Lebanon from July-August 2006 and a 23-day conflict with HAMAS in the Gaza Strip from December 2008-January 2009. In November 2012, Israel engaged in a seven-day conflict with HAMAS in the Gaza Strip. Direct talks with the Palestinians most recently launched in July 2013 but were suspended in April 2014. The talks represented the fourth concerted effort to resolve final status issues between the sides since they were first discussed at Camp David in 2000. Three months later HAMAS and other militant groups launched rockets into Israel, which led to a 51-day conflict between Israel and militants in Gaza.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:
4
Longitude:
34.98917°
Latitude:
32.81556°

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