Australian psychedelic/indie-rock band, Tame Impala will be heading to Tel Aviv for their first ever Israeli concert, and the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Israel’s national school of art, was established on 16th Jan 1906 with just thirty European art students.
By: Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
Tame Impala’s first Israeli concert
Australian psychedelic/indie-rock band, Tame Impala will be heading to Tel Aviv for their first ever Israeli concert at Rishon Live Park, on 11th July. Tame Impala’s internationally successful 2015 album “Currents” includes hits “Let It Happen”, and “Cause I’m a Man”.
110 years of art and design
The Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Israel’s national school of art, was established on 16th Jan 1906 with just thirty European art students. Today around 2,000 students are enrolled at Bezalel. Many of Israel’s best-known artists, designers, filmmakers, and sculptors are among its graduates.
Combining rich history & gourmet food
Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market is a melting pot of cultures and culinary experiences. The sounds, smells and colors are as varied as the people. Songs and stories were written about the market that dates back to the 19th Century.
Israel Trail now on Google Street View
The 1,100 km Israel National Trail, from north to south, became the first such trail to be uploaded to Google’s Street View service, in honor of Tu Bishvat (the Jewish New Year of trees). 250 staff from Israel’s Society for the Protection of Nature and Google filmed the path for three months. It is now accessible to any user of Google Maps.
Scorpions are returning
German hard rock band Scorpions will perform at Tel Aviv’s Menorah Mivtachim Arena on July 14 as part of its 50th anniversary tour. It is the band’s third time in Israel, after performing in 2010 and 2012.
A different kind of battle
Tel Aviv became a battlefield for medieval knights when Israel hosted the World Medieval Fighting Championship. Representatives from Ukraine, Russia, Germany, UK, Estonia, Denmark, Moldova, France and Israel. took part in the unique competition.
Israelis Yarden Gerbi (under 63kg) and Linda Bolder (under 70kg) won gold medals at the Judo Grand Prix in Havana, Cuba. In addition, Shira Rishony won silver in the under 48kg event.
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Source: United with Israel