Keeping the Ladino tradition close to the heart

Multifaceted Israeli artist Esti Keinan Ofri makes her debut at the Oud Festival with a program presenting a selection of her melodies.

October 26, 2017 19:25
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Esti Kenan Ofri: Committed to continue.

Esti Kenan Ofri: Committed to continue.. (photo credit: PAZIT DANK)

The 18th Jerusalem International Oud Festival takes place between November 2 to 9 at several venues, such as the Jerusalem Theater, Beit Shmuel and Confederation House.

It opens with debut performance of an ethno-jazz ensemble from Tbilisi at the Henry Crown Auditorium, Jerusalem Theater. Other programs feature ensembles from Israel and abroad: the Ara Dinkjian Trio (USA / Greece); Avner Gedassi and Chemi Rudner in a one-time Mediterranean rock-n-roll performance; Violet Salameh, Rakefet Amsalem and Yael Horowitz in a Women’s song program; the renowned sarod player Amjad Ali Khan (India); the Bertini Choir, performing together with Nizar Elkhater; Maria Jubran and more.


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