Simcha Jewish Culture Festival On The Way This Saturday

The annual festival is about to enter its 21st year

On Saturday Wrocław will host the 21st edition of Simcha, the city’s annual Jewish culture festival.

The 4 day-event features plenty of live music at the White Stork Synagogue, plus a market of Jewish products and produce, numerous workshops, meetings and panel discussions.

Among the highlights on the opening night is a performance by NeoKlez, a respecred klezmer band from Lublin who have performed all over Poland and beyond.

On Saturday at 10am on Wyspa Piasek, Jaffa Bar & Market will cook up a special Jewish breakfast while a number of cultural workshops are held.

Then the following morning, the festival’s traditional Jewish market is to take place. It is held in the Synagogue courtyard from 10am. Exhibitors from various restaurants are to present a variety of Jewish cuisine, while other stalls with various items including jewelry are also likely to form part of the market. 

The full program of events at the festival is available on the festival’s website. Tickets for the concerts can be purchased here


Gregor Gowans

The founder and editor of Wroclaw Uncut, Gregor has been running the website since its inception in 2012. A Wroclawian for almost 10 years, Gregor writes on a wide variety of topics including, food & drink, nightlife, local news and politics. He is also a regular guest on Radio Ram's Sunday lunch programme.

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