Thursday, May 15, 2008

Maestro in Ein Hod

Concerts, workshops and guided tours of museums and galleries are just part of the first annual "Maestro in Ein Hod" conference, hosted by Maestro and beginning today. Maestro is a non-profit association that promotes music and culture education in Israel and supports young local talents. The conference will take place at the picturesque artists' village of Ein Hod and feature panels and screenings of music films, along with the aforementioned attractions. During the event, 500 youth from periphery towns and 600 families of new immigrants are expected to arrive in Ein Hod to participate in the various activities.
Famed Israeli violinist Hagai Shaham is serving as artistic director for the event, which opens at 7 p.m. at the Yanko Dada Museum and will include a concert tonight at the local amphitheater. The festivities will run through May 19. For more details or reservations call (03) 524-7373(from Jerusalem Post)

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