Coldplay’s “Hymn for the weekend”, starring Beyonce, was filmed in Mumbai. The design, animation and additional visual elements were done in Israel, and one of this year’s most talked about gowns is an Israeli-designed dress worn by Beyoncé.
By: Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
Israeli-designed video has 55 million hits
Coldplay’s “Hymn for the weekend”, starring Beyonce, was filmed in Mumbai. The design, animation and additional visual elements were done in Israel by Yaron Yashinski.
Beyonce wears Israeli dress at Grammy awards
One of this year’s most talked about gowns is an Inbal Dror-designed wedding dress worn by none other than Beyoncé, Queen of Pop. “It was an amazing moment to see one of my favorite stars wearing one of my designs,” Shenkar-trained Dror told BRIDES magazine.
Opera in Tel Aviv market
The Tel-Aviv market is a place where the sounds a myriad of vendors advertising their products obscures even the loudest noise. But a group of opera singers created an “only-in-Israel” moment to replace the familiar sounds and take over the show.
France’s ‘Singer of the Year’
Israeli-French singer-songwriter Yael Naim is France’s singer of the year. The French-born, Israeli-raised 38-year-old soul singer won Female Artist of the Year at the 2016 Victoires de la Musique (France’s Grammys). Her new album, Older, was also nominated for Album of the Year.
Oscar nominees to get trip to Israel
A free 10-day first-class trip to Israel, valued at $55,000, is the most valuable gift in the Oscar “goody bag” given to nominees for this year’s actor and director Academy Awards.
Faster than Ronaldo
International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo features in a new commercial for Israeli internet provider HOT – advertising its 200Mb fast Internet service.
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