Tel Aviv parties all White Night long

The White City hosts its annual dusk till dawn festival.

June 26, 2013 19:42
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Tel Aviv White Nights

white nights 370. (photo credit: Yossi Zweker)

As with every year, Rothschild Boulevard is hosting a huge street party throughout the evening, complete with live music, dance workshops and street performances.

In the main plaza outside the Habima Theater, ballroom dance lovers could enjoy dancing from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. with the band Nostalgia and soloist Yossi Darom. Everyone was welcome to tango, waltz, samba, cha cha and rumba, as well as many other types of dances.

There was also be a Bollywood Dance Workshop at Gordon Beach.

If an old-fashioned sing-along is more your thing, then check out the Shira Be’tzibur session at Hatahana Complex near Neveh Tzedek. Gabi Barlin was joined by the band The Tel Avivians for a performance starting at 9 p.m. From midnight until the early hours, Einat Sharuf is hosting a traditional sing-along session of Israeli songs.

For those looking for something a little more risque, the Mossad Club in Florentin is hosting a sexy party called Kink Club from 11 p.m., featuring live shows catered towards adults. There is a strict dress code at the unique event, which is inspired by similar parties that are very popular around Europe.

The Central Bus Station in Tel Aviv may seem an unlikely place to hold White Night celebrations, but the iconic building is hosting an evening full of street art, as well as a treasure hunt throughout the station. In addition, a large street art exhibition is being on shown on the seventh floor extends over 1,000 square meters of wall space. There are also various theater performances throughout the evening starting at 9 p.m.

From midnight on, the stage of the Tel Aviv Opera House is coming alive with operatic performances from such works as La Traviata, Rigoletto, The Magic Flute, West Side Story, My Fair Lady and The Phantom of the Opera

There are also be activities for the whole family throughout the evening. Music performances for children, art workshops, light projections, and plenty of other activities are taking place in Bialik Square.

As with every year at White Night, Hatzuk Beach in the north of the city is the location for a sunrise concert. The Metropolin pop band will get the crowd going with a concert starting at 1:30 a.m., with Yehudit Ravitz taking over until 5:30 a.m.

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