25.05.2006 15:28

Events
Program Rainbow of Jewish Diaspora Festival
The International Jewish Community Center “Migdal”

Rainbow of Jewish Diaspora Festival will take place May 28 — June 12 in Odessa, Ukraine.

The Program

May 23

3:00pm
Press Conference
* The World Odessit Club

May 28

12:00pm
The Fair of Jewish Cooking
* Migdal Center

4:00pm
Quest-game

May 29

8:00pm
Youth Night Party “Just to see Israel and ...!”
* An event organized by the Israel Cultural Center at the Paga Club

May 30

7:00pm
The opening of the Israel Film Festival
* At the Masky Theater

June 4

12:00pm
“Jewish Odessa” bus tour

5:00pm
Opening of the Festival — Gala Concert, “Migdal-or” 15 anniversary celebration, Jewish Costume Defile and many other activities
* The Concert Hall of the Sea Port (by invitation only)

7:00pm
Celebration on the Sea Port Square

— Kleizmer music

— Master classes of Yiddish dance (Andreas Shmitges — folk musician, dance master from Germany)

— Circle Dancing — “Rikudey am” (Choreographers of “Migdal”: Y. Tvorilova, V. Gelfand)

— Jewish Diaspora Dishes presentation (kosher restaurant “Rozmarin” cuisine)

— Fireworks

June 5, 6

— ongoing
Seminars on Jewish Dance (Choreography lessons for professionals — Jointly coordinated with the Center of Jewish education of the Ukraine) — Yiddish Dance and Israeli Circle Dance
* Odessa Cultural college, Odessa Pedagogical University, Migdal Center

June 5

6:00pm
“Fool, that's love!” — drama comedy performance
* TUZ theater
Director: Alexander Korol

June 6

4:00pm
Tour “Taras Shevchenko and the Jews of Odessa”
* Ukrainian Cultural Center “Tarasiv Dim”

June 7

4:00pm
“Shosha” — theater performance by Isaac Zinger drama
Director Vicheslav Olihovsky
* Migdal Center in corporation with Odessa Center for Rehabilitation of handicapped children — Pushkinskaya 51

5:00pm
Opening of the Jewish art exhibition “Rainbow of Jewish Diaspora” — painting of Alex Rozen (Israel), Michael Kolomey (Ukraine), students of the Migdal Jewish Art School
* Center Migdal in corporation with Odessa Center for Rehabilitation of handicapped children — Pushkinskaya 51
(June 7th — June 13th)

June 8

4:00pm
Opening of the exhibitions:

— “Miniature Odessa” Michael Kolomey (Odessa, Ukraine)

— “Expressions of the heart and the soul” (miniature wood carvings) Evgeny Melnichenko (Simferopol, Ukraine)

— “Scenes from Jewish daily life” — (miniature dolls) Elena Andreeva (Simferopol, Ukraine)

— Photo exhibition “Objective Outlook” M. Aerov, A. Yaroslavtsev, M. Shtekel, A. Krasina, D. Melamud, A. Teshin, G. Shpatokovskaya, A. Naydis (Odessa, Ukraine)

* Museum of History of Odessa Jews

June 9

2:00pm
Visiting the world of Michael Reva
* at the workshop of the Odessa artist (by invitation only)

4:00pm
Opening of the Book exhibition, “Jewish Diaspora Chronicles”
— Presentation of the Migdal's publications
* Odessa Literature Museum (by invitation only)

6:00pm
Meeting with Leonid Gervitz (USA)
* The World Odessit Club (by invitation only)

June 11

4:00pm
Children and Youth concert of “Migdal” in corporation with other city performance groups and visiting guests
* TUZ theater

12:00pm
“Jewish Odessa” bus tour
— A. Misuik, A. Rozenboim

June 12

6:00pm
Screening of the film “The Wall” followed by discussion
Presentation of the film by The French Cultural Center
* Migdal Center — Malaya Arnautskaya 46a

Participants of the Festival

Odessa Jewish Cultural Center
Museum of History of Odessa Jews
Odessa Jewish Music Theater “Migdal-or”
Andreas Shmitges (Germany) — folk musician, dancer, choreographer
Odessa Russian Drama Theater
Michael Reva (Odessa) — sculptor, acclaimed artists of the Ukraine
Children's Rehabilitation Center
The World Odessit Club
Odessa Literature Museum
Theater for Young Audience
Bavarian House
The Greek Cultural Fund
The French Cultural Center
The Polish Cultural Center
The Ukrainian Cultural Center “Tarasiv Dim”
Simferopol Jewish Charitable Organization “Gmilus Hesed”
Odessa Choreography Center
Alex Rozen (Israel) — artist, director of “JOINT” in Odessa and the Southern Ukraine
Nadya Rozen (Israel) — artists
M. Poizner, A. Drozdovsky — Odessa's ethnographers, collectors
Youth Theatre enter BEF “Hesed Arie” “Debut” (Lvov)
Odessa Cultural college
Kosher restaurant Rozmarin

Supported by

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Hanadiv Charitable Foundation (UK)
Administration of Cultural and Artistic Affairs of the city of Odessa

In joined efforts with

Israeli Cultural Center of the Odessa Region and the Council of the State of Israel in Ukraine
Center of Jewish Education in the Ukraine (Kiev)

For Additional Information and Tickets

“Migdal”
Address: 46 A Malaya Arnautskaya
Tel: +380 (48) 723-2128 or +380 (48) 777-0718
migdal@migdal.ru

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