GilRon Shama is the art director of international cultural and peace seeking projects. He is an artist of Middle Eastern descent, who carries an important message of a new generation – a generation that finds music as the best gateway to peace between neighbors and nations, world wide. His project Cafe Jallal presents the joining of the desert and the urban world in a melodious dish that includes Palestinian, Bedouin Jewish and Arab-Israeli sacred chants ranging from traditional to renewed. Cafe Jallal is a real yet imagined space presented in the modern Israeli-Palestinian society, home to a joyous hafla dancing, a captivating trill of Khaliji and Bedouin music, a longing soul of the Hebrew prayer, celebrating traditions and voicing universally a deep intention of peace.

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