Yom Hazikaron, Yom Haatzmaut: the celebrations in Tel Aviv

Yom Hazikaron, Yom Haatzmaut: the celebrations in Tel Aviv

Posted on Apr. 28, 2017, at 02:28 pm

This week, Tel Aviv and the entire country will experience two amazing days. With Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut, the people of Israel will go from tears to joy within a day, from remembering the soldiers who died protecting our country to celebrating the independence of Israel. This way of going from one to the other in less than 24 hours is the best way to show that no matter what, we will always celebrate life.  Here is the agenda of the upcoming week, to make sure you dont miss anything about it.

YOM HAZIKARON | April 30th in the evening and May 1st during the day

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Their will be a ceremony to honor the memory of all the soldiers who died to protect the State of Israel, it will take place at Kikar Rabin on Sunday, April 30th starting at 7.30PM. An alarm will then ring in the whole country to signifie the beginning of this memorial day. On May 1st, a second one will ring at 11AM, the whole country will stop together as one, to remember.

YOM HAATZMAUT | May 1st in the evening

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Their won’t be a break between tears and joy, we will start celebrating the 69th birthday of the independence of Israel on Wednesday night. The celebrations will start around 8PM on Kikar Rabin with fireworks shot from the roof of the city hall. The night wont stop with that since the party we’ll go on on Rothschild Boulevard until the early morn, on the actual boulevard were Ben Gurion declared the independence of Israel 69 years ago.

YOM HAATZMAUT | May 2nd at 12PM

The celebrations will go on the 2nd, along the Tayelet. The Israeli Air Force will offer us an incredible show at exactly 12.05PM, to make us even more proud of our Army. Planes and helicopters will give you their best moves.

WARNING | Sunday April 30th starting at 8PM, restaurants and stores will be closed all around the country.

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