Good News Israel presents the Jerusalem Biking Festival; Mariah Carey visits Israel and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
International opera workshops in Tel Aviv
The Israel Vocal Arts Institute (IVAI) will hold its international opera workshop in Tel Aviv between July 9 and 29. The public are able to watch students learn from some of the best teachers in the world. It includes the staging of Verdi’s Rigoletto.
Help make an Israeli film
Israeli film director and producer Barak Shavit is raising funds on Indiegogo for his new short film iSyndrome, a sci-fi story about understanding consciousness. His goal is to raise $14,800.
Mariah Carey visits Israel
Pop diva Mariah Carey told her Israeli fans of her excitement at finally realizing her dream of visiting Israel. “I waited many years to come here, and I am very moved,” she said. Miss Carey sang Israel’s national anthem Hatikvah in Adam Sandler’s 2006 film “You Don’t Mess with the Zohan”.
Jerusalem Biking Festival
Biking up and down across Jerusalem’s hills, while enjoying the iconic walls of the old city and the many green parks is a unique experience. This year, over 5,000 bikers took part in the Tour Jerusalem annual biking event, which was held for the third consecutive year.
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