The ZF hosted the largest concert on Yom Ha’azmaut in
Europe, last night, for 6,000 people at Wembley Arena.
Those who attended celebrated ’s birthday in style.
The event began with a moving speech by Ambasssador Daniel Taub, who said the ZF’s
65 show was the best party in
town. The night was expertly MC’d by top TV and Radio personality Vanessa Feltz
who spoke about her close relationship with Israel
and a guest appearance was made by Israeli celebrity Uri
Stacey Solomon, a finalist of the X Factor and well known TV personality, sang a medley of songs including a rousing rendition of ‘What a Wonderful World’. Her performance showed why she has been one of the most successful X Factor finalists.
The audience witnessed a masterclass in dancing from
’s Got Talent record winners,
Spelbound. Their outstanding moves amazed everyone.
The show was completed with talented Israeli singers
male singer of the Year and Ishtar, the Madonna of the Middle East, alongside her French band Alabina. Ishtar
created an electric atmosphere with her performance and Ivri Lider wowed the
audience. This highlighted the best of Israeli culture.
The concert was given an international flavour by
Chico, the founder of the Gipsy Kings with his band
Gypsies. Chico Chico also performed with Alabina
showing how international artists were coming together for ’s anniversary.
The audience was treated to one of the best comedians in the
Mark Maier. Mark had the audience laughing throughout the night.
Those wanting to party after the show were able to do so thanks to an after party exclusively for young professionals. Featured at the party was Israeli DJ, Adi Ulamansky, who flew in especially from
to play a selection of chart
ZF Director and producer of the show,
Aziz said, “We wanted to bring thousands of people from across
the UK together to celebrate
Israel’s existence and
achievements that make us proud to stand with
and that’s exactly what we did”. Israel
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