Middle East

EGYPT

March: INTERNATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT, Cairo.

May: ARABIAN HORSE FESTIVAL, Luxor.

September: BOAT SHOW, Cairo.

October 14-19: INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL, Luxor. Music, drama.

IRAN

Mid-July: FILM FESTIVAL, Teheran.

August 23-September 2: ART FESTIVAL, Shiraz. International guests.

October 23-29: FESTIVAL OF CULTURE AND ARTS, Teheran.

IRAQ

April 8-15: SPRING FESTIVAL, Mosul. The arts, exhibits.

October 1-21: INTERNATIONAL FAIR, Baghdad.

ISRAEL

March 13: PURIM, nationwide.

March 15-October 30: SOUND AND LIGHT PERFORMANCES, Jerusalem.

April 8: PALM SUNDAY.

April 8-14: HOLY WEEK SERVICES.

April 12-18: PASSOVER OBSERVANCE, nationwide.

April 12-18: “FLORIS ‘79"-23RD INTERNATIONAL, FLOWER SHOW, Haifa.

April 15: EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES.

April 19-25: NINTH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR, Jerusalem.

April 21-26: THIRD INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, Tel Aviv. Exhibits, sales.

April 24: HOLOCAUST DAY, Jerusalem and nationwide. Memorial services.

May 2: INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS, 31ST ANNIVERSARY OF ISRAEL.

June: ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR, Tel Aviv.

June 19-26: TECHNOLOGY '79— INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR, Tel Aviv.

July 21-August 23: ISRAEL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND DRAMA, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Caesarea. Guest artists.

October 6: SUCCOTH (Feast of Tabernacles), throughout the country.

JORDAN

Spring and Fall: WATER-SKIING FESTIVAL, Aqaba.

Mid-October: ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF JORDANIAN FINE ARTS, Amman. At the Palace of Culture.