CANCELLED-Eurovision: Where Israel’s History, Fashion …
Eurovision: Where Israel’s History, Fashion and Drama meet!
Taught by Ilan Vitemberg
Cost: $25 members; $36 nonmembers
First session: From hope to hope: Fashion and History of 70s and 80s in Israel
Second session: The 90s and 2000s: Fashion of Peace, Fashion of War
Session 3: Inside Israel: Fashion of Personal freedom
The Eurovision song contest is the most watched TV event in the world. It is known as the Olympics of song competitions, the contest offers a stage for political intrigue, high fashion, and high drama. In this riveting three-session series participants will explore how Israel’s history, culture and internal tensions all come to play in the costumes that the singers wear. How does a Bediun style dress made of kitchen towels comes to symbolize Israel’s hope for peace? What do the First Gulf War and a dress made out of tablecloth from Jaffa Flea market have in common? And what costumes did the daughter of a Holocaust survivor designed when the Eurovision song contest took place in Germany? These sessions offer a unique opportunity to decipher Israel’s DNA. Prepare to be surprised!
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