13.02.2011 09.Adar l, 5771
Go to the northwestern Negev, which is blanketed in red anemones throughout this month, and join in the ‘Darom Adom’ festivities.
From Tu Bishvat to Pessah Israel is in bloom with wildflowers from Dan to Beersheba, however nowhere is this celebration of spring more enchanting than on the desert fringe. The northwestern Negev is blanketed in red anemones throughout February, a phenomenon which has inspired the “Darom Adom” (Red South) Anemone Festival.
Organized by the Association for Tourism of Shikma-Besor for the past six years, the festival welcomes the entire country every weekend for the month to access the contrast of the extensive flowering of this desert region. Just as the season, the events of the festival inspire elements of fantasy, nostalgia and excitement….