The Tel Aviv White Night (Laila Lavan) is one of the biggest cultural nights of the year in ‘the city that never sleeps’. Taking place late each June, the Tel Aviv White Night sees tens of amazing events taking place throughout the night across the city, from beach concerts and parties, to special exhibitions and tours, the wide-ranging focus of the night means that there’s something for everyone! The Tel Aviv White Night in 2015 takes place on June 25. This article will be updated once full details of events are available.
Tel Aviv White Night 2015 Events
The main events in the 2015 Tel Aviv White Night will be centered around the port of Jaffa, Rabin Square, the Sharona, Hatachana, Kikar Habima (Kikar Hatarbut), Kiryat Sefer, Gan Hahashmal, and Menachem Begin Park (in the south of the city). Whilst most restaurants and bars will put on special events and there are tens of official events across the city
Among the 2015 Tel Aviv White Night events are:
Special illumination of 50 architecturally protected buildings in the ‘White City‘ along Rothschild and Bialik Streets
Diner en Blanc – a huge outdoor picnic where hundreds of pairs of diners, dressed in white, will enjoy a meal in a secret location will take place on the evening before White Night (June 24)
Video Art Exhibition at Jaffa Port including artists from Israel and Europe (20:30-24:00)
DeliShow – A fusion show of Fashion and Cuisine with star Israeli and European chefs and fashion designers collaborating to prepare food, and clothing which will be presented on a runway at the venue, Rothschild 1 (20:00-24:00).
The Execution of Clown X – a circus show in which Bialik Square will be transformed into the town square in a fictitious kingdom, and a phenomenal show will take place. 19:00-24:00.
Silent headphone party in Rabin Square with Tel Aviv’s hottest dj’s as well as imports from Belgium and Holland. Free between 20:00-02:00
Italian Jazz on the Boulevard – featuring a lineup of artists performing a variety of works. 17 Ben Gurion Boulevard. 20:00-01:00
Indie Rock at Gan Hapisga, Jaffa. From 20:00
The Tel Aviv-Yafo Jazz Band will perform works from the global repertoire as well as their own special arrangements. Kedumim Square, Old Jaffa, Starting 20:30
Dancing in White. Folk dancing at Gordon Beach. 21:00-01:30
A Swing Dance Party at Kikar Habima (Habima Square)
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, a unique choir made up of some 175 members, all dressed in tuxedos, will perform for the first time in Israel, in the concourse of the Suzanne Dellal Center, from 21:00
“Hallelujah” – A Tribute to Leonard Cohen in the concourse of the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center in Shaul Hamelech Boulevard from 21:00
Other events will take place across the city in cultural venues, restaurants, bars, and other institutions.