May 21, 2018

Jerusalem May Fest: May 22-24

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Some kind of a festival with meat, cars and beer is being held this week, Tuesday, May 22 to Thursday, May 24, at the First Station compound in Jerusalem.

The publicity is confusing.  The event is named, depending on what you read, as either the May Fest, the "Jerusalem Beer Festival," the Beer and Meat Festival in Jerusalem, or the Jerusalem Beer, Meat and Rock 'n' Roll Festival.

The event starts at 5:00 p.m. every night and entrance is free.  There is live music and exhibits of collectible automobiles.  On Wednesday, the cars are part of the Europa Orient Rally, having traveled here from Germany via Jordan.  The car exhibit on Thursday is sponsored by the Israeli Cabriolet Club.

The publicity seems to put a lot of emphasis on the mounds of meat being served at this festival, reminding me of something similar which was held here last year which was in fact a "meat festival with beer as the sideline," rather than the opposite.  

If you like meat and old cars, I guess you might enjoy being here.  I find meat repulsive and cars one of the most boring subjects in the world.  But I'll probably come for the Jerusalem ambiance and the Israeli craft beer.  

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