10.10.2011 13.Cheschwan. 5772
The best of Arabic music showcased at the Jerusalem International Oud Festival.
The Oud, a Middle Eastern string instrument resembling a guitar, and other ethnic instruments will come alive at the 12th annual Jerusalem International Oud Festival that begins this week. The festival explores traditional Arabic music and draws together diverse traditions and talented artists.
The opening performance on Thursday evening takes place at the Jerusalem Theater, and features contemporary Israeli star, Meir Banai, who adapts his classics in the spirit of the festival. His show includes an Oud player and a combination of rock, ethnic music and traditional piyyut….