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Ride the ice bus to Jerusalem
Posted By Abigail Klein Leichman On January 28, 2013 @ 9:20 am In | No Comments
The sun may be shining, but one corner of Jerusalem will be chilled to minus-10 degrees Celcius for a festival on ice.
Following its successful debut last year, the Isracard-Jerusalem Ice City is coming to town again from February 20 to April 30 at the Old Jerusalem Train Station.
Performing for the first time in Israel, 22 Chinese acrobats and dancers will take to the ice each day in a series of shows.
Sponsored by the Jerusalem municipality in cooperation with the Isracard Group and produced by Ariel Company, Ice City will transform the entire train area into a Far East fantasy land. Even such monuments as the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China will be rendered in frozen water.
And to top it off, visitors will end their tour at a sushi bar made entirely of ice (the sushi itself is for real).
Said Mayor Nir Barkat: “Jerusalem continues to hold Israel’s leading cultural events. Ice City is Israel’s largest winter production, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors enjoying this exceptional winter experience.”
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