Cultural Guide in October

After the peaceful, quiet time of the Jewish holidays, life in Israel starts to bustle again. The temperatures become milder but still remain warm, ushering in one of the best times of a year. It’s a great time to do something for your soul and visit some of the cultural events, which are offered all over the country. Here are some of the most unique events.

On the first weekend of October, there is a beautiful jazz festival in Yaffo, which is hosting 13 jazz musicians from all over the world plus 43 Israeli jazz players from October 4th until the 6th at Nissan Nativ Acting Studio (Noam 5, Tel-Aviv Yaffo). The highlight of the festival is the extraordinary fusion of jazz with pop music.

For those who are more spiritual, check out the Pantam Festival at the “Suzanne Dallal Centre” in Tel Aviv. The festival will include master classes, musical gatherings, workshops, and PanJam Sessions. Many more exciting activities will take place on October 5th and 6th, inspired by the Pantam, the unique musical instrument. The lovers of these drums may acquire new instruments at the special exhibition and fair of ethnic musical instruments.

Opera fans, attention! For the first time in Israel, the masterpiece of Philip Glass “La Belle et la BÊTE” will be staged at the Tel Avivian Opera House on October, 11th and 12th. The piece will be performed screening the Jean Cocteau’s film (1946) in the background, with the dialogues of the actors sung by an ensemble of singers.

For those who want to bring a unique souvenir from the Holy Land back home, the Israel Abou Beith offers an exciting workshop of Hebrew letter calligraphy from October 12th until October 19th. The workshop requires 2 sessions minimum and is open to all.

Last, but not least, we are happy to announce you the OFFF Festival, held this year at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, on 14th and 15th of October. Born 17 years ago in Barcelona, Spain, this festival is focused on creativity and innovation worldwide. OFFF is “a series of conferences, workshops, performances, and activities, but most of all it is a meeting point for collaborators and cultural commotion, where creators and emerging talents join to get inspired and share new interests,” as the organizer advertises.

Mazada Tours is the first point of contact, no matter which cultural event you choose. We offer as creative and inimitable services as any of above-mentioned activities. For the best cultural experience contact us.

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