The 42nd anniversary of the International Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair -(the Hutzot Hayotzer festival) will take place from August 7-19, 2017. The fair brings top singers and artists from across the globe together to showcase their work in performances and exhibits, as well as popular children’s shows.
Artists, such as painters, sculptors, and jewelers, will represent continents from around the world, including Central and South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. The fair begins every evening at 6 pm, with a 9 pm performance on the main stage by a top Israeli singer.
The Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair is designed for people of all ages, especially families, and takes place in the Sultan’s Pool and Mitchell Gardens which lie just across from the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, opposite the Tower of David.
The fair opens daily Sunday to Thursday from 6 pm to 11 pm, Friday it is closed, and Saturday the fair runs from 9pm to midnight.
Every evening a top Israeli singer will perform at 9 pm at the main stage in the Sultan’s Pool. These concerts have no extra cost.
August 7 – Shlomi Shabat hosts Sapir Saban
August 8 – Danny Gidi and Friends – Efraim Shamir, Alon Olerechik and Mazi Cohen
August 9 – Ehud Banai hosts Amir Dadon
August 10 – Ethnix hosts Ivri Lider
August 12 – Hatikva 6 Host Hanan Ben Ari
August 13 – Rita hosts Shimon Buskila
August 14 – Miri Messika hosts Yehuda Poliker
August 15 – Moshe Peretz hosts Nathan Goshen
August 16 – Avraham Tal hosts Muki
August 17 – Sarit Hadad hosts Harel Skaat
August 19 – Mosh Ben Ari hosts Idan Amedi