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Festival of Jewish music and dance, "Listen, Israel!"

August 18, 2015 г.

On September 11-13 Odessa will host the International Festival of Jewish music and dance, "Listen, Israel!". According to the organizers, the festival was held in Odessa 20 years ago. Last year it took place in Kiev. Five concerts will be held in the Odessa Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Entrance to the performances - free.

The first festival "Listen, Israel!" was held in 1993 in St. Petersburg. Its creator, Jonathan Bernis, originally thought that the festival will move from countries and continents, like the Jews throughout history. Over the years, it took place in Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Latvia, Russia, Hungary, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, India, and even Ethiopia. In Ukraine, it was held in Kiev, Odessa, Zaporozhye, Zhitomir, Vinnitsa, Donetsk, Lviv and Berdyansk.