To mark Israel ’s 65th anniversary, The Zionist Federation will be hosting the
largest concert of its kind in Europe, for 12,000 people at the Wembley Arena on
April 16. The event will showcase Israeli talent including Ishtar – the lead
singer of the group Alabina – who has sold millions of records worldwide and
been called the “Madonna of the Middle East.”
Also performing will be
Ivri Lider and Chico, the founder of the Gypsy Kings, who will be appearing with
his band the Gypsies. There will also be guest appearances by celebrities, with
more acts and names to be announced soon.
“This is a day to celebrate
Israel’s existence and all the achievements that make us proud to be Zionists,”
Alan Aziz, director of the ZF and executive producer of the gala
The event is sponsored by: Christian Friends of Israel, Jewish
News & Media Group, JNF, Reform Judaism, the Israeli Embassy, the World
Zionist Organization, United Synagogue and WIZO UK.