Main Israel Jubilee Events- Asia and Oceania
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 Main Israel Jubilee Events- Asia and Oceania
 
 Main Israel Jubilee Events- Asia and Oceania
  Main Israel Jubilee Events: Asia and Oceania

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

BANGKOK

Dec. 23, 1997

Lighting of the first candle and opening of the jubilee events by the Prime Minister of Thailand

 

January 1998

"Horizons" exhibition in conjunction with the National Assembly

 

Feb. 10, 1998

"Horizons" exhibition in Chiang Mai

 

Feb. 1011, 1998

Seminar on early-childhood education

 

Feb. 16, 1998

Screening of the film Because of That War at Thammasat University

 

Feb. 18, 1998

Opening of a Holocaust exhibition and lecture by Prof. Shevach Weiss at Thammasat University

 

March 1998

Master class and musical recitals by violinist Moshe Morwitz

 

Independence Day

Reception and musical event

 

MayJuly 1998

"Jerusalem from the Air" exhibition in Bangkok, Khon Kaen, and Phitsanulok

 

September 1998

Ceramics exhibition: "Impressions of a Trip to Israel"

 

OctoberDecember 1998

"Vibrant Israel" exhibition in Bangkok, Udon, and Songkhla
Childrens drawings of Israel at 50
Photo contest: "Israel in Thai Eyes." The photographs will be used in a planned exhibition of the same name.

   

BEIJING

Feb. 1998

Opening event "Vibrant Israel" exhibition

   

SINGAPORE

February 1998

Opening event reception and performance by the Kibbutz Dance Company

 

April 1998

Israeli films to be screened at the international film festival in Singapore

 

Independence Day

Reception and recital by violinist Haggai Shaham

 

MayJune 1998

Exhibition of Israeli postage stamps

 

September 1998

"Horizons" photo exhibition

 

Oct. 31, 1998

Salute to Israeli music the symphony orchestra will play classical Israeli pieces
Israel Week: food and trade fair

   

TAIPEI

JanuaryFebruary

The photo exhibition "The Holy Land from an Asian Perspective" will be held at 14 churches throughout Taiwan.

 

Feb. 1924, 1998

Israel at the Taipei International Book Fair

 

Apr. 912, 1998

Films by students from the School of Film and Television in Jerusalem at the International Festival of Short Films

 

May 1998

50th Independence Day: jazz/ethnic music performance

 

MayJune 1998

Band consisting of long-time Petah Tiqva residents at the Taipei International Art Festival

 

NovemberDecember 1998

Retrospective on Israeli film as part of the Golden Horse international film festival in Taipei