The Cardo


The Open Cardo



A pillar of Israeli-Mediterranean music, Daklon was a member of the legendary band Tzlilei Ha’Kerem. Over the years he has recorded hundreds of songs, many of which have become Israeli classics: Shabechi Yerushalaym, Chanale Hitbalbela, Gedalia, Logem Logem, and more …

Daklon’s unique style appeals to a broad spectrum of listeners: from East and West, secular and religious.

Over the course of his lengthy career Dalkon has collaborated with many other artists: Avihu Medina, Haim Moshe, Ehud Banai, Hadag Nahash, and more.

On stage:

Daklon – vocals

Bezalel Giladi – musical director and keyboard

Doron Shahar – electric guitar

Eitan Pinhas – percussion


March 9-10 > 20:20


Erez Lev Ari

Erez Lev Ari in a new show, accompanied by his friend and musical collaborator Patrick Sabag (Ksheniko Tatchil Ledaber), along with drummer Ran Shimoni and bassist Amos Fridman.

Erez will perform favorites from his two solo albums, Simchat HaPratim HaKtanim (Ma E’esei, Ana Efne, Levavtini, Tzedek) and Argaman (B’sof Hayom, Primitivim) and, together with Patrick, songs from Ha’Etz HaBoded – the joint, critically-acclaimed album that they recently released.

On stage:

Erez Lev Ari – vocals, guitars

Patrick Sabag – vocals, sampler, keyboard

Amos Fridman – bass

Ran Shimoni – drums


March 9, 11 > 21:25

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Moshe Giat

An artist who successfully broke through the Mizrahi-ghetto barrier during the 1980s. His greatest hits, which include Pa’amon Zahav, Yoma, Elior, Hashkini Yayin, Nagila Hallelujah, are still popular today. Giat lives in Jerusalem , in view of the Old City walls.

On stage:

Moshe Giat – vocals

Nati Avishai – keyboard

Itzhak Attia – violin


March 11-12 > 20:20


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The Libyans

A show that illuminates the fascinating history of Libyan Jewry and the sacred music that it created, between Africa and the Orient.

The Libyans have produced a lyrical album entitled Nedudim (“Wanderings”). The ensemble presents, for the first time, the rich musical tradition of Libyan Jewry with its compelling mix of musical styles: Arab, African, Turkish, Western and more.

At the initiative of the Orr Shalom Center and with its support, new life is being breathed into piyyutim and melodies that had nearly passed into oblivion.

On stage:

Yaniv Raba – oud

Yankale Segal – bass, guitar

Dvir Cohen-Eraki – vocals

Yizhak Ventura-Nay / Ariel Qassis – qanun

Roie Fridman / Avi Agababa – percussion

Arrangements and musical direction – Yaniv Raba & Yankale Segal


March 9, 11 > 19:30, 22:15


Mekhilta Ensemble

Original music and song that conducts a dialogue with the world of classical Sufi-Persian prayer, poetry and music.

Eyal Sa’id Mani is a master of the Persian tar who cherishes the millennia-long Persian musical tradition that has been transmitted from father to son and from teacher to pupil. The show features musical works and instruments representative of that tradition, as well as modern compositions.

On stage:

Eyal Mani – tar and vocals

Eran Binyamini – zarb, percussion

Asaf Rabi – bass guitar

Itzhak Ventura – ney

Aviv Kaminer – tar

Omer Rizi – keyboard

Yonatan Peretz – guitar

Avner Zadeh – violin

Sharon Petrover – drums


March 10, 12 > 19:30, 22:15


Daniel Zamir

The finest arrangements and songs of one of Israel’s leading saxophonists and musicians: an astonishing performance of particularly high quality, spanning a wide range of musical styles. Daniel Zamir has collaborated with an array of outstanding artists, including Evyatar Banai, Danny Sanderson and Shlomo Gronich.

Zamir, 2010 recipient of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Composers, is a unique figure in Israeli culture. His music integrates jazz, ethnic-Jewish elements, world music, touches of klezmer and Israeli-tinged experimental music.

On stage:

Daniel Zamir – saxophone, vocals

Tomer Bar – piano

Ofri Nehemya – drums

Gilad Abro – contrabass  


March 10, 12 > 21:25



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