Jacob's Ladder Winter Weekend

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Country and Region IsraelNorth District
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Nof Ginosar, North District, Israel
Festival Contact Information

Jacob’s Ladder Winter Weekend
Mishol Nimron 2
Katzrin 12900
Phone: (972) 4-6962231
Email: ns_jaclad@bezeqint.net

Festival Description

This relatively new event, held for the first time in 2004, is a cozy, Hotel Weekend of great live music and Jacob’s Ladder style fun. Most activities take place inside the main building and sports hall. The Winter Weekend includes concert, sessions, singing, dancing, open stage, a variety of workshops, children's activities and crafts fair. Free tractor and trailer tours are available on Saturday—weather permitting. The festival takes place in the beautiful setting of Nof Ginosar on Lake Kinneret (also known as Sea Of Galilee). The region of Mehoz HaTzafon is the Northern region of Israel. A full schedule will be available in October on the web site. One ticket includes entrance to all concerts, workshops and children’s activities. For more information about the Springtime event—Jacob’s Ladder Folk Music Festival held in May visit:

Festival Dates December 2 - 3, 2011
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Festival Story:

Israel’s Jacob’s Ladder Festival presents traditional and contemporary folk, bluegrass, blues and world music. The beautiful venue on the shores of The Sea Of Galilee guarantees an exciting, rain free outdoor event for the main festival in May, while the smaller festival in December is held indoors in an intimate atmosphere. Singers and musicians are welcomed, as are music lovers of all faiths and peoples.


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Practical Info:

  • Nof Ginosar on The Sea Of Galilee, Israel
Getting there:
  • The Winter festival takes place inside Nof Ginosar Hotel, on Lake Kinneret, just south of Kibbutz Ginosar. It is located on Route 90, approximately 10 kilometers north of Tiberias.  It is also accessable via the Golani Junction. In this case, at the junction, take route 65 north for 12 kilometers, then turn eastwards on Route 807 to join Route 90 just south of the entrance to the Village of Migdal. Turn left (northwards) and continue for about 3 kilometers to the entrance of Nof Ginosar.


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