The Jerusalem Season of Culture gathers hundreds of visual artists, DJs, chefs and artists from other genres, to draw inspiration from Jerusalem’s complexities, divides and layers and create something that taps into the deeper sides of Jerusalem and the lives of the people here.
All events that are part of Jerusalem Season of Culture are unique to Jerusalem’s ambiance, style and different layers. These events could scarcely work outside of Jerusalem and they give expression to a creative, sophisticated, artistic, social and humanist statement that is enjoyed by many every year.
Mark your calendars because this Season of Culture, dozens of productions and projects, and hundreds of artists will come together in this beautiful and exciting city to give you food to thought and the opportunity to share and connect with yourself, the city and others.
MEKUDESHET FESTIVAL EVENTS BY SEASON OF CULTURE 2017
KULNA (ALL OF US) – A UNIQUE ORIGINAL PRODUCTION
An original production created especially for Mekudeshet festival that combines inspiration from the Levantine region with a variety of musical genres.
You’ll find Lebanese rock, Yemenite blues and even an Egyptian Andalusian orchestra. The event will consist of 3 parts: a hot fashion show with the latest trends in the Middle East, live music by the Jerusalem Orchestra, and an extremely loud after-party.
When: September 7, 2017, 6:30 pm
Where: Mitchell Parks, nearby Hutzot Hayotzer Lane
Cost: 70-80 ILS
FOUR URBAN CEREMONIES
Be it national, religious, private or public, Jerusalem is a city filled with ceremonies. This unique artistic event introduces a new kind of ceremonies – urban ceremonies. Discover four new ways of capturing the essence of the authentic Jerusalem experience as it is perceived daily by the modern Jerusalem resident.
When: August 24 – September 14, 2017
Cost: 70-90 ILS per ceremony
MAGIC ON THE MOUNTAIN
Get inspired by the distinctively talented Lior Shoov as she steals your heart with her honesty and devotion while creating spontaneous music on instruments you had no idea existed.
When: September 13-14, 2017, 7:00 pm
Where: The Harp of David, Mt. Zion
Cost: 72-80 ILS per ceremony
BASIC ASSUMPTION – PERFORMANCE & EXPERIMENT
We are biologically designed to feel fear of new things. There’s even a name for it. It’s called Neophobia. Well, you are about to feel something entirely new. Basic Assumption is a new show that combines performance art with a scientific experience which will examine your emotions and reactions while enjoying the performance on stage. Get ready for an unforgettable 10-hour experience!
When: August 24, 2017, 3:00 pm – 12:20 am
Where: YMCA Jerusalem
Cost: 70 ILS
Mekudeshet’s closing celebration will take place at Tower of David and will be dedicated to this year’s theme: Girl Power. The best female musicians from Ethiopia, Mali and all around the Middle East will be performing oriental music with a feminine groove touch. Who to expect? Ester Rada, Marina Maximilian, Khaira Arby and the Praying Mothers Ensemble.
When: September 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Where: Tower of David, Jerusalem
Cost: 140 ILS
Source : www.itraveljerusalem.com