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Note: The information below was provided by the respective Israeli embassies and consulates abroad (highlighted in bold). For further information or clarification, please contact them directly. Addresses, e-mail addresses and contact numbers can be accessed from our website.

(updated as of January 4, 1998)


Location

          

Date

Type of event

ABIDJAN

Dec. 23, 1997

Hanukkah opening event

 

Independence Day

Festive reception
Exhibitions
Films
Publication of a supplement

  

ADDIS ABABA

Dec. 23, 1997

Hanukkah opening event

 

Independence Day

Festive reception
Exhibitions

  

ASMARA

Dec. 23, 1997

Opening ceremony for the jubilee celebrations and lighting of the Hanukkah candle

 

March 1998

Trivia quiz on Israel, open to the general public. Prizes will be awarded.

 

Apr. 30, 1998

Independence Day reception for large numbers of participants

 

September 1998

Information exhibition on Jerusalem

  

DAKAR

February 1998

Conference of Mashav alumni

 

Independence Day

Especially large reception

  

HARARE

Dec. 23, 1997

Lighting of the first Hanukkah candle/opening ceremony

 

Apr. 29, 1998

Celebration of Independence Day by the Jewish community

 

Apr. 2126, 1998

Top Importer award ceremony

 

May 24, 1998

Treasure hunt (Jerusalem Day)

 

May 24, 1998

Open happening in honor of Israel

 

Aug. 9, 1998

Festive evening

 

Sept. 130, 1998

"Surrounded by Hills" exhibition at the National Gallery

 

Oct. 1724, 1998

Series of performances by violinist Haggai Shaham
Trip to Israel by a delegation of leaders
Film Week

 

FebruaryApril 1998

Art contest for schools

  

KINSHASA

Dec. 23, 1997

Hanukkah opening event

 

Independence Day

Fun and festivities

  

LAGOS

Dec. 23, 1997

Hanukkah opening event

 

Independence Day

Festive reception in Lagos and Abuja (the capital)
Establishment of Israel Park
Exhibitions

  

NAIROBI

Dec. 23, 1997

Hanukkah opening event

 

Independence Day

Festive reception
Folk-dance troupe
Israeli soccer team

  

NOUAKSHOTT

Independence Day

Reception for all members of the Government; senior officials in the offices of the President, Prime Minister, and all government ministries; members of the National Assembly and Senate; heads and staff members of international missions and organizations training here; academics, businesspeople, and students in Mashav courses

 

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ceremony in memory of the Holocaust for 4050 invited guests.
Possibility of airing a broadcast on scientific and technological development shortly before Independence Day on the only television channel.

  

PRETORIA

Dec. 23, 1997

Hanukkah opening event

 

Independence Day

Festive reception
Exhibitions
Musical performances
Israeli films

  

YAOUNDE

Dec. 23, 1997

Hanukkah opening event

 

Independence Day

Festive reception