Festival Ha'Rikud

A month of celebration of Israeli music, dance, art and culture

April 29-May 25, 2018

FAMILY FILM SCREENING
"Abulele"
Sun April 29, 3:00pm

(In Hebrew with english subtitles)
A touching story about a young boy and his mystical friend.
In the Wosk Auditorium
Tickets $5.

Watch trailer...


ISRAELI SINGALONG
Sun April 29, 7:00pm

Come sing and schmooze with friends
In the Adult lounge
$12 at the door


DOCUMENTARY FILM SERIES
"Israeli Music Voyager"
May 7-14

A three-episode documentary of Israeli music and lifestyles, told through its trend-setting and iconic musicians.
Daily screenings
FREE
Watch highlights...


LECTURE
"Archaeology of Israel"
Mon May 7, 7:00pm

Israel, the land of the Bible. Do the stories in the Bible reflect the historic events or are they fiction? Learn what archaeology teaches us about some of the most fascinating arguments relating to the Bible and history.
M $15/ R $20
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COMMUNITY SHABBAT DINNER & DANCING
Fri May 11, 6:30pm

Join festival dancers for Shabbat dinner and Israeli dancing.
Adult $20; child $10
Purchase tickets in advance


ADULT ISRAELI DANCE WORKSHOPS
May 12-13

Learn the most popular and current dances. Taught by Vancouver Israeli Folkdance Society instructors and guest teachers from Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Schedule & Registration...

OUTDOOR FAMILY FAIR
Sun May 13, noon-4:00pm

  • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
  • CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA
  • ARTS & CRAFTS
  • FOOD
  • MARKETPLACE (SHUK)
  • FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

In the JCC parking lot
FREE


DANCE SHOWS
"Celebrating Seven Decades of Israeli Music and Dance"
Sun May 13, 1:00pm & 3:00pm

Two performances will showcase over 160 dancers from the Lower Mainland, Miami and Israel.

In the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre
Tickets $16


ART EXHIBIT OPENING
"Israeli Music Through the Years"
Tue May 15, 7:00pm

Group show reception, Silent Auction and Zack Gallery Benefit.
Artists in attendance.
FREE admission


EVENING OF POETRY, OPEN MIC & MUSIC
Thu May 17, 7:00pm

Inspired by "Israeli Music Through the Years" exhibit
FREE