November 7, 2010 / 30 Cheshvan 5771
The famous French clown troupe Matapeste performed Clic Clac les Z’amoureux at the Jewish Agency Mevasseret Zion Absorption Center. Le Centre Culturel Français (CCF) Romain Gary organized the event, which took, place Monday, October 25, and included an invitation to the broader Mevasseret Zion community.
Two hundred residents of the absorption center, as well as several guests attended the performance, which Hanna Dobkin, Director of Education, Culture, and Social Events for the Ethiopian Olim Department, described as: “An amazing collaboration. It was great to see the olim excited and enjoying themselves. Simply magical.”
Tehilla Feinerman, Coordinator of Culture and Social Events at the absorption center, thanked those who helped make the performance possible.
Hanna Mandelbaum of Jerusalem’s Le Centre Culturel Français (CCF) Romain Gary replyed to their kind words: Shalom, dear friends, and thanks to you as well. Signed: Hanna Olivia Mandelbaum and the staff of Le Centre Culturel Français (CCF) Romain Gary de Jérusalem
For a segment of the performance of the famed clown troupe, click here.
Visit the website of the renowned French clowns here.