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Official Events begin today! Grand Final next Saturday!
We can’t believe it’s already a year since Netta won at Eurovision, and now it’s finally here! The party starts today and lasts all week, ending with the Grand Finale and Madonna Concert next Saturday. Check out our Ultimate Eurovision Guide for all the important venues, biggest parties, live screenings, meetups and more! Get in the mood… check out our Netta tribute!
Thursday Night – Party All Night!
Tel Aviv’s White Night (Laila Lavan) is one of the biggest events of the year, and this year it’s even bigger with Eurovision! Bars stay open all night, and you can play your music as loud as you want! Highlights include the Eurovision Semi Final, a huge concert at the Barby, and TEDER takes over Bialick Square. Check out our Laila Lavan Guide for all the best parties!
EAT TEL AVIV
Starts today – Huge 6-day Food Festival in Charles Clore Park
Eat Tel Aviv is back and tastier than ever! Check it out at Charles Clore Park (in Eurovision Village), Eat Tel Aviv starts today for the whole week of Eurovision. The Food Festival features excellent chefs, innovative street foods, colorful food trucks and live music. Fill the gap on Friday with EatWith’s Shabbat Special – eat a traditional Shabbat Dinner with over 50 locals!
Saturday Night – with Special guest star, Madonna!
The Eurovision Grand Finale is this Saturday at Expo Tel Aviv. Tickets sold out a long time ago, but there are live screenings all across the city. As if the Eurovision Final wasn’t enough, Madonna will also be performing live! Check out our Ultimate Eurovision Guide for info about screenings. For more top stars performing in Israel this Summer, check out our Summer Concert Guide 2019!
Tel Aviv University’s got you covered during Eurovision
Famous for its beaches, beautiful people, and geopolitical conflict, Tel Aviv is also home to one of the World’s Top Universities – and they have over 50 programs in English! They’ve organized loads of meetups this week: Tomorrow: TAU International Open House, and the new Zoom Art Exhibition by TAU students. Tuesday: Eurovision Conference. Wednesday: Visual Doc Meetup @ Tailor Made. Next Wednesday 22/5: Private Reception with TAU Sofaer Global MBA Team. You can also meet TAU International at the next Jobs + Education Fair on May 31st.
BEST OF THE REST
Beach Cleanups, Meetups, Theater in English, and more
As if Eurovision and Laila Lavan weren’t enough, here are some more awesome events! Sunday: The Wandering Israeli Theater in English is back. Tuesday: Two inspiring women’s meetups TechBaby (Mom + 1) and HaMeetupsitiot; and a spiritual show by Snatam Kaur. Wednesday: There’s a Whiskey Expo and a Gidi Gov Concert. Friday: Beach Cleanup, and cool new exhibition at Bialik House. For more awesome events and meetups, check out our Calendar.
Lag B’Omer, Docaviv, and Bombino live!
Docaviv is back in action next Thursday, check out all the events and make sure you get your tickets early, they sell out fast! Bombino performs two shows, live back to back at the Barby next Tues/Wed. Also, Lag B’Omer is around the corner and the parties are adding up. More cool events next week include FuckUp Nights in Hebrew (Sunday), a Slut Walk Roast @ Kuli (Monday), The Stage returns with their Grand Slam Final (Wednesday), and there’s a Dress Code Pop-up Market (Friday). Check our Calendar out for all the best parties and events in Tel Aviv.
ONLY 3 WEEKS TO GO
Secret Tel Aviv’s next Jobs + Education fair is on May 31st!
Register now for our next Secret Tel Aviv Jobs + Education Fair on May 31st at Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv. We’ve got over 20 top companies and universities waiting to meet you, including ulpans and coding schools! Register here and hit attending on the Facebook event for updates! Can’t wait till then? Check our Jobs Board for over 1,700 awesome jobs!
POSTS OF THE WEEK
Getting ready for Eurovision!
It’s not even started yet, but we’re already getting some great photos and posts about Eurovision! Thanks Helene, Tali and Noa for these great posts! Also this week, we had some touching posts about Yom HaShoah (thanks Daniel, Sharon and Yedidia), and some great pictures of the Flyover (thanks Dan and Daniel). Plus all our usual funny posts (thanks Shay, Eliran, Timna, Adam, and Roi), beautiful pics (thanks Albina, Yoav, Sharon, and Lisa), and inspiring stories (thanks Aviv, Ben, Leela, and Eden)
FREE CINEMA TICKETS
Win a pair of tickets to new movie John Wick 3 Parabellum
Win a pair (2) of free cinema tickets to see new movie John Wick 3 – Parabellum, this Tuesday May 14th at the Rav Chen Dizengoff! John Wick is on another head-shot rampage, this time against, well everyone else left over from the last two movies. All you have to do to win is post in the group “This week’s Secret Tel Aviv newsletter is awesome”, the first 5 people to post will win 2 tickets! Good luck!