Festival to mark 30th anniversary of Israel-Egypt peace treaty
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Celebrating Egyptian culture

Annual Culture of Peace festival to mark 30th anniversary of peace treaty with Egypt

The seventh annual Culture of Peace festival will be held in several locations across the nation, including Tel Aviv, Petach Tikva, and Nazareth.


The festival, whose theme this year is Egyptian culture, will include musical performances and other cultural events, while marking the 30th anniversary of the peace treaty with Egypt.


The event, which will open on May 18th and end on May 27th, will feature three main shows: The first one, to be held in Tel Aviv, will include classic Arabic songs alongside new original music to be performed by musicians from Lebanon, Israel, and Italy.


Another show, also in Tel Aviv, will mark 30 years to Israeli hit song Hallelujah, which was first performed in a local festival in 1979 and later won first place in the Eurovision song contest. The group that sang the song, Halav U'Dvash (Milk and Honey,) will reunite for the occasion.


The third main show, "Music and songs from Egyptian Film," will be held in Petach Tikva and feature singers, musicians, and belly dancers.


Other shows in the festival will include love songs and liturgical poems from Iran and a sing-along.


פרסום ראשון: 05.13.09, 11:14
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