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Old City comes alive with Jerusalem Knights [video]

Posted By Marian Lebor and Sally Halon On November 29, 2011 @ 12:00 am In | No Comments

Annual medieval festival in the Old City of Jerusalem brings troubadours, jugglers, acrobats to the city’s ancient streets.

Performers from the Italian Carnival of Venice joined Israeli counterparts in a festival full of music, fire juggling, plays, crafts, stunts and jousting every Thursday night during the month of November in the alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Visitors flood the Old City of Jerusalem for the annual Jerusalem Knights Festival.

Knights in Jerusalem, says festival producer and artistic director Jackie Bachar, is planned “to give a lot of fun to the people and also to let them know the special streets of old Jerusalem, which are one of a kind.”

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