YSW23 Festival Weekend
Yiddish & Greco-Turkish Culture in Concert and Hands-On Workshops for Everyone
Aug 12 03:00 PM - 11:00 PM @Musikschule & mon ami
Aug 13 10.00 AM - 06:00 PM @Herderplatz, Weimar
This year, we've packed all of the excitement of our usual ""Festival Week"" into a single weekend. Join us on Saturday afternoon for the final concert of the instrumental workshop II and at night for an unforgettable open-air concert on Herderplatz featuring two phenomenal and very different music ensembles, KaraYam and Caravan Orchestra & Choir.
Then come back to Herderplatz on Sunday for a daytime program of informal, free hands-on workshops in Yiddish and Greco-Turkish music and dance, Yiddish language, and even yoga and stretching in Yiddish!
Finally, join us in the Other Music Academy (OMA) on Sunday evening for a get-together around jam sessions, relaxed social spaces, films and surprises.
In case of bad weather, this event will be moved to mon ami, Goetheplatz 11 99423 Weimar. Please refer to this website in case of doubt.
Aug 13 YSW Open House
10:00 - 10.45 @Park an der Ilm, near Reithaus
YaY! Yoge af yidish! Yoga in Yiddish with Diana Matut (please bring your own yoga mat)
11:00 - 11.45 @Herderplatz
Lomir zingen af yidish! Yiddish Song Mini-Workshop with Cantor Sveta Kundish
Di yidishe shprakh. Introduction with Janina Wurbs
12:00 - 12.45@Herderplatz
Lomir zingen – Anatolye! Turkish Song Mini-Workshop with Çiğdem Aslan
Queer Yiddish Talk with Jake Schneider
15:00 - 15.45 @Herderplatz
Lomir shpiln klezmer! Yiddish Instrumental Music Mini-Workshop with Ilya Shneyveys
Lomir shmuesn! Yiddish Conversation with Khayele Beer
16:00 - 16:45 @Herderplatz
Lomir sphiln terkish! Turkish Instrumental Music Mini-Workshop with Mehmet Ali Orman
16:00 - 16:45 @Park an der Ilm, near Reithaus
Lomir stretshn! Stretching in Yiddish with Eliana Jacobs (please bring your own yoga mat)
17:00 - 17:45 @Herderplatz
Lomir tantsn grikhish! Greek Dance Mini-Workshop with Erik Bendix
20:00 - 23:00 @OMA
Jam Session An evening of informal music-making and more in good company
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