Balcony decoration contest aims to get off the ground

The city of Herzliya has announced a competition to find the best decorated balcony in the city for Israeli Independence Day next week, reports In a move aimed at encouraging residents to beautify their balconies, the city has announced a competition to find the most creatively decorated balcony in the city, based on a "blue-and-white" theme. Participants are encouraged to use special decorations and recycled materials, and photographs of the decorated balconies, along with the owners' details, should be emailed before April 29 to: The winners will receive a one-year subscription to the Herzliya Cinematheque.