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City Notes: Music festival marks 10 years since Naomi Shemer’s death

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President Shimon Peres on April 16 opened the annual Ein Gev Music Festival, which this year marked 10 years since the death of Naomi Shemer, known as “the first lady of Israeli song.” The president sang the song “Hakol Patuah” (Everything Is Open) together with a children’s choir. Singers performing in the festival included Miri Aloni, Saraleh Sharon, Shlomit Aharon and the Gevatron.



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