STAY TUNED FOR 2017 REGISTRATION INFORMATION!
(BELOW IS FROM OUR 2016 PROGRAM)
Registration is open for the second annual Yiddish New York (YNY), a festival of Yiddish music, language and culture combining workshops, lectures, performances and more! With a hub at the 14th St. Y and adjacent Town and Village Synagogue, YNY will take place from Saturday, December 24 – Thursday, December 29, 2016.
We still have plenty of room! You can register for a day pass or just come for a single class in person at the YNY Pupik Information Desk in the Lobby of the 14th Street Y! Registration opens at 8:15AM each morning. We accept cash, check or credit card. Separate tickets are needed for evening programs.
Each day, registrants can take advantage of a full schedule of workshops, performances, lectures and films, presenting many of the leading figures in Yiddish culture today (see faculty/speakers below). Evenings will feature an eclectic series of concerts, dance parties, theater performances and jam sessions held at a diversity of venues in Manhattan’s vibrant and historic East Village/Lower East Side neighborhoods. We have available for purchase:
- Full Festival 6-Day Passes – provide admission to all daytime and evening programs for the full festival – (NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW 6-DAY REGISTRATIONS)
- Single Day Passes – provide admission to daytime programs only (evening events will require a separate ticket be purchased) – you can pay at the door, $110 for first family member, $55 for each additional.
- Tickets for individual evening events are on sale – click here for information.
- Tickets for individual daytime classes are available at the Pupik Information Desk in the 14th Street Y’s Lobby (single class $30, lunchtime film $10 but bring your own lunch!).
***Purchase tickets by November 15 to avoid paying a 4% administrative fee!***
We welcome individuals of all ages and families with children! This year we are pleased to introduce significant discounts to enable attendance by families.
Daily Programs in… Klezmer Music – Yiddish Song – Yiddish Dance – Theater – Yiddish Language – Yiddish Culture and History – Visual Arts – Master Classes – Ensembles – Dance Parties – Jam Sessions – Concerts – Lectures – Films – Spirituality and Religion – Neighborhood Walking Tours – Youth and Teen Programs – and More!
CLICK HERE FOR FACULTY/SPEAKERS
Accommodation, Travel & Meals: Registrants make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and meals. We have put online housing and ride sharing boards for those in need of help with accommodation/travel. You might additionally try AirBnB in New Jersey on the PATH-train lines that are convenient to Union Square or in Brooklyn (Williamsburg) on the L-subway line that goes right to the 14th Street Y. There is a large Youth Hostel on Amsterdam Ave. on the Upper West Side and sometimes the Seafarer’s Mission has rooms available for budget travelers.
Work Study: There are a limited number of Work Study positions to assist at Yiddish New York in festival operations as well as with the youth/teen program. If interested, please send an email to YNYWorkStudy@gmail.com with the following information: Name, Yiddish name, age, phone#, email, occupation/student status, and a statement briefly describing your experience and skills. We must receive this by November 15 to be considered.
PLEASE NOTE: CANCELLATIONS after December 1 will be refunded only 50%. No refunds can be made after December 15. Any applicable credit card processing fees or other transaction charges incurred will be deducted from refund.
YNY’s fiscal sponsor is the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, a New York 501(c)(3) charitable organization.