Since its inception in 1995, the Days of Song Festival at the Holon Theater has been the premier Israeli music festival, taking place every year during the intermediate days of Passover.
The festival is a tribute to Hebrew song, and affords the opportunity to present artists with lifetime achievement awards and other festival honors. The festival presents one-time performances by the foremost creators and performers of contemporary Israeli music as well as sing-alongs open to the public at no charge.
Over the years, the festival has hosted some of Israeli music’s top artists, including Rachel Shapira, Mati Caspi, Ahinoam Nini, Shiri Maimon, Shlomo Gronich, Yardena Arazi, Gali Atari, Shlomi Shaban, Efrat Gosh, Yuval Banai, Ilanit, Alon Olearchik, Mika Karni, Ben Artzi, Israel Gurion, Amir Lev, Hemi Rudner and — The Sasson Trio featuring Mayor Moti Sasson and his two brothers, Ilan and Yehuda.
The Days of Song Festival, 2010. Photo Yusi Zveker
From the show "Geography Lesson", Days of Song Festival 2010, Photo Tal Kirshenbaum