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Yoed Sorek To Bring Moving Sima’s Songs

On Thursday evening, May 4th, the winner of the IJMF2014 Yiddish award, Yoed Sorek, will perform his concert “”Sima’s Songs””, a collection of famous Yiddish melodies based on the book his grandmother, Sima, wrote in the Getto of Vilna. Yoed will read parts of this moving book and sing the famous Yiddish songs from that […]

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Shiri Maimon To Give Special Concert

At the Grand Finale on May 8th, Israel’s superstar Shiri Maimon will give a special concert. It marks the first time ever that she performs in The Netherlands. Shiri has not only been extremely successful as singer and performer but also as leading star in musicals (Evita and The Band), as presenter and judge of […]

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Jules van Hessen is the Chairman of the Jury IJMF2017

With expertise that includes commandeering some three dozen renowned orchestras and opera houses around the world, award-winning Dutch-based musician and orchestral leader Jules van Hessen (Jury Chair and Honorary Chairman of the IJMF) also offers career experience as a CD and DVD recording artist, lecturer and radio host. He has served as Artistic Director of […]

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Bob Zimmerman is our 4th IJMF Jury Member

Bob Zimmerman has been involved as a composer and an arranger in numerous theatre, television, CD and movie productions. Amongst others he wrote the arrangement of Piazzolla’s tango Adiós Nonino, played at the wedding of Dutch crown prince Willem-Alexander and crown princess Máxima. He is one of the house arrangers of the world famous Metropole […]

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Shura Lipovsky joins the IJMF2017 Jury

The third distinguished jury member IJMF2017 who can be announced is Shura Lipovsky Shura Lipovsky, who is known worldwide as one of the experts in Jewish Music and played a vital role in the revival of the Yiddish song repertoire joins our IJMF jury also for the 2017 concours. As a singer, a story teller […]

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Great Success Wildcard Voting with BRANDBOX

http://www.brandbox.io/app/ Some 100.000 votes came in during our voting competition, which was made possible (and sponsored) by Dutch company BRANDBOX. Brandbox is a solution for creating, publishing and centrally managing highly engaging digital marketing campaigns to convert visitors into sign-ups. The Amsterdam-based startup makes it simple to run ongoing engagement programs for brands and agencies […]

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Dubi Lenz Jury Member at IJMF 2017.

Dubi is one of Israel’s most famous Media personalities. He is known as broadcaster and editor, primarily of music programs at I.D.F. Radio (a national public radio station) and has been director of the music department for 15 years, editing daily shows, broadcasting a weekly two-hour world music program and creating special programs with musicians […]

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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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