"Manginat Hagalil" festival, that will be taking place this summer, is a sequence of events tied together by the strings of musical cultures of all kinds. As it did in previous years, the festival is receiving plenty of interest * This year the festival will open with a festive concert compiling the best and most unique chamber music ensembles whose members include both the speakers and the top students of the summer semester in "Keshet Eylon" that is located in the western Galilee. * "Manginat Hagalil" festival offers the many tourists of the Galilee a rich array of live concerts, cultural experiences and musical events playing throughout the Galilee, the Golan heights and the valleys and almost on any given day you will be able to take part in a different musical and cultural experience. These days, all sights are preparing to host and accommodate anyone who wishes to enjoy this lovely festival, open to all ages, from a single traveler, couples, families and even tour groups.
The events in "Manginat Hagalil" include:
Love by the Golan moonlight, Ra'anana symphonet with the opera soloists hosting Shlomi Shaban in the Golan amphitheater in Afik – a unique romantic performance perfect for "Tu Beav" with the magical full moon above and the "Kineret" stretching below. Yehuda Poliker under the moonlight amid the vineyards, Ein Hozim – an emotional, thrilling and sweeping show bubbling with sounds and beats. Kobi Aflalo in the Golan amphitheater – accompanied by his band, taking to the stage with powerful thrilling texts in the songs from his various albums. "Sumsum" band in a live show in Amirim, a part of the "Ben Hacramim" festival – live gypsy music, enthralling, rich and warm from the various gypsy people throughout the world. Mosh Ben Ari in the Katzrin park, Dudu Tasa in a sunrise performance as part of the "Ben Hacramim" festival in Livnim, Craft fair, mysticism, food & wine and music in Amooka, the International "Kleizmer" festival in Safed – the world's largest festival celebrating Jewish music, which is taking place for the 26th year, presenting dozens of unique musical performances, tours and workshops in the spirit of Kabala, light and sound shows, and much more. The international "Zimriya" in Acre – representing over 60 years in activity of celebrating international musical greatness – the knights court, the fort gardens, the beaches and the city walls are the ideal setting for a musical celebration. Bery Saharoff with Ramy Fortis, in the "Wasset" arena in the Golan, with the opening show of "Geva Alon" – the peak of Israeli rock music, in one electrifying evening, in a combined show by the two prominently influential rock legends Saharoff & Fortis. "Lo Bashamaim" festival in Tel-Hai academic college – the festival is marking 15 years of celebratory Israeli-Jewish teaching, with the best of speakers and artists the country has to offer. Kol Hamosika festival in kfar Bloom, Nav'e Karni forest & Baram Kibbutz – Presenting the debut collaboration between the faculty & students of the Rimon school: a unique combination of classical music with jazz. Halom Lel Kayitz in the Baron gardens in Rosh Pinna – will take place on the weekends, offering a magical atmosphere unlike any other. Lel Moreshet festival – will provide the afterhours tours through the night, with the added experience of touring in the dark.
The minister energy & water office and of the Negev & Galilee development, Silvan Shalom has stated: "the development of the Galilee is an important process that affects the economy, the education and the enhancement of the peripheral settlement. In the ministry of the Negev & Galilee development, we are continuously working on generating projects to increase the number of settlers in the areas, but not just this. The Galilee's economy rests mostly on tourism and on the lodging services provided to the travelers, and so we see the "Manginat Hagalil" festival that is opening this week another way of encouraging thousands of visitors, families from Israel & from abroad to explore the Galilee and to provide them with this unique experience of music and culture. I wish all of those participating in the exhilarating experience of the musical shows and the breathtaking views of the region."
The CEO of the ministry of Negev & Galilee development, and the office of regional cooperation, Orna Hozman summed up:" one of the growth engines that the ministry is in charge of is development of tourism. The investment in festivals like "Manginat Hagalil" and in other projects provides an important boost in promoting the Negev & the Galilee and also the valleys. Dozens of shows spread out upon a month of activities will provide the thousands of visitors with a unique Galilee experience. Those attending this following month will be able to choose from a dizzying array of cultural, musical and all around great activities or shows. So: come to the Galilee."
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