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Hankus Netsky in the IJMF2017 Jury

We are proud to announce that Hankus Netsky will be part of our distinguished jury at IJMF2017. A multi-instrumentalist, composer, and ethnomusicologist, Dr. Hankus Netsky is chair of New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Improvisation Department, a pioneering multi-cultural music department now in it’s 41st year, and founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, an internationally […]

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Who Are Coming To Amsterdam – The Selected Artists

Out of many applicants from all around the world, our IJMF selection committee under leadership of Ken Gould has selected 28 ensembles in all kind of musical genres for the competition in Amsterdam. Mazal Tov to All !! Presently the chosen artists are busy organizing their travels to the Netherlands. We expect that a total […]

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Mojše Band Winners IJMF Video Competition

Mojše Band from Slovakia have won our Wildcard voting Video competition, Mazal Tov!!! Watch it on our YouTube channel https://goo.gl/G68zHp Almost 100.000 votes have come in on the various videos presented by the IJMF2017 applicants. The organizers are very happy with the enthusiasm of all fans voting for their favorite artists. Mojše Band with their […]

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The IJMF2017 YouTube Channel is Live

https://goo.gl/G68zHp Check out the best registered ensembles from all over the world for IJMF2017. Watch and listen to music in all kind of genres, Klezmer to Pop, Ladino to World, Sephardic to Reggae, HipHop to Classics, Ethnic to Yemenite. IJMF has received applications from a record number of artists from countries such as USA, Argentina, […]

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More Promotional Activities For Artists

More promotion than ever will be provided for contestants and winners alike. A special IJMF YouTube channel promoting new contestants and former winners will be launched in January 2017. But a number of new contestants have also entered a special IJMF YouTube competition by providing their most desirable video clip. Viewers, fans, friends, family can […]

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Special Activities During IJMF

In 2017 the International Jewish Music Festival will again organize many extra activities. The center of the event will be the international Jewish music competition. But there will also be a family day on May 7th in the Uilenburger Synagogue, with lots of activities for the entire family including special presentations, workshops, small concerts, open […]

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The International Jury Will Decide

A Jury comprising of Jewish Music specialists from around the globe will select the contestants invited for the competition in Amsterdam and award most of the prizes. Watch this space and/or our newsletters in the coming months, to learn who will be on the jury for IJMF2017. The Chairman of the jury will again be […]

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Faran Ensemble – Grand Prize Winners 2014

Grand Prize Winners  IJMF 2014 The Faran Ensemble members, Roy Smila, Gad Tidhar and Refael Ben Zichry were charmed by the magical sounds of the east and the wonderful combination of cultures carried by their instruments. Within all this time of playing, the three members searched for inspiration from the surrounding nature. Gad as a […]

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Faran Ensemble – Grand Prize Winners 2014

Grand Prize Winners  IJMF 2014 The Faran Ensemble members, Roy Smila, Gad Tidhar and Refael Ben Zichry were charmed by the magical sounds of the east and the wonderful combination of cultures carried by their instruments. Within all this time of playing, the three members searched for inspiration from the surrounding nature. Gad as a […]

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Limor Oved – Winner Audience Prize 2014

Winner Audience Price IJMF 2014 Limor Oved was born in Israel to her Syrian origin father and her Libyan origin mother. Limor began her study of classical music and classical singing. Later on, at the age of 19 she joined “Beit Zvi”, well known academy of theater arts in Israel and started working in the […]

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