The innovative, energetic and vibrant cultural scenes of Israel will be live in Accra from Thursday, October 26 to Wednesday, November 1 at the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City.
The Embassy of the State of Israel in Accra in collaboration with the Kempinski Hotel will host a weeklong celebration of Israeli culture through arts, music, fashion, food and wines.
This was announced by the Ambassador of the State of Israel, Ami Mehl, at a press conference in Accra on Thursday.
Speaking to the press, Amb. Ami Mehl expressed delight about the cordial relations and cooperation that exist between Israel and Ghana since the Embassy was reopened in 2011.
To further strengthen this relationship and increase the friendly partnership and the cooperation between Israel and Ghana, Amb. Ami Mehl indicated that the Embassy is using the Cultural Week to celebrate a fusion of Israel and Ghana cultures through arts, music, fashion, food and wine.
“In collaboration with the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City, Accra, and some Israeli partners in Ghana, we are using this opportunity to bring to Ghana, well known International Israeli personalities,” the ambassador said.
The week will be accompanied by an impressive selection of Israeli dishes prepared by Chef Shaul Ben Aderet, Chef Ben Shaham and Chef Itamar Fadida, as well as Israeli Wine, which will be presented by Tal Gal Cohen, an international wine expert.
Israeli dishes will be served at the receptions of all events and at the hotel’s prestigious restaurant.
On Friday, October 27 at 1900Hrs, the world renowned Israeli flutist and composer Mattan Klein and his quartet will have a Jazz concert that will also include a unique collaboration with Ghanaian musicians: flutist Dela Botri and Hewale group and the Jazz singer Cina Soul.
On Monday, October 30 at 19:30, Ghanaian designer Royal Dennis and Israeli designer Betty Eldad will present their models in a fashion show to collect donations to finance fistula surgeries for women in Ghana.
This is the third year in a row that the diplomatic community is having such an event for this important purpose and this year, the Israeli embassy took responsibility to organize it.
The Israeli Culture Week promises to bring to Ghana some of Israel’s best flavors, sights and sounds.