Prince Charles will the guest of honor at Platinum — Celebrating Israel at 70, at the Royal Albert Hall on 24th May. The concert will be a salute to Israeli arts and culture as the Jewish state celebrates 70 years since its foundation.
The Jewish Chronicle reports the news follows the announcement that Prince William is to visit Israel later this summer – the first ever official royal visit.
Details are also being released about the featured acts set down for London:
We brought @BalkanBeatBox to London for the first time in 2005. Can’t wait to see them back here @RoyalAlbertHall on 24th May @platinumIsrl70 A taste here: https://t.co/GGm03DWcLs And info here: https://t.co/ohgBeV63BB pic.twitter.com/0ON125ULUc
— Dash Arts (@DASHARTS) May 7, 2018
The last Royal visit to Israel in a private capacity came on September 30, 2016, when the Prince of Wales attended the state memorial for President Shimon Peres.
As Breitbart Jerusalem reported, Prince Charles took that opportunity to visit his grandmother’s final resting place in Jerusalem, taking fresh flowers from his garden at Birkhall to lay in her honour.
A full state visit to Israel by Prince Charles set down for 2017 was cancelled by UK Foreign Office officials worried that it might upset Arab nations in the region.
Now Prince Charles will have the opportunity to show his respect for Israel without leaving the country.
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