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Berlin Première:
Victoria Hanna


A group of girls in the clothes of Orthodox Jewish schoolgirls stands facing the wall in front of a blackboard. Victoria Hanna stands in front of it in the middle, singing with her eyes closed and her hands in front of her chest.

The video of her first single became a viral hit on Youtube: Aleph Bet (Hoshana) is a prayer for the rain, part of the Hoshanot prayers arranged like the alphabet. The video was directed by Asaf Korman; photo: Gustavo Jagorsky

Victoria Hanna, Israel’s most dazzling musician of the moment, is finally coming to Berlin! Her songs are works of art – Aramaic hip-hop, cabbalistic rap and spoken-word performances.

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Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The Old Building is marked in green


Old Building, ground level, Glass Courtyard
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

Victoria Hanna moves between ancient music and contemporary beats, between philosophical and religious texts. Various vocal and language techniques characterize her compositions. She explores the limits of vocal sound, plays with letters, recites the Aleph-Bet. She skips, exuberates, and beguiles.

Victoria Hanna is named after her grandmothers – courageous and rebellious Victoria, devoted and protective Hanna. She named her debut album – in which she works with the Hebrew texts of her childhood – after these two women. The first part, Victoria, focuses on the rhythmic power of language and letters and the second part, Hanna, on the voice. Even though Victoria Hanna, the daughter of a Jerusalem rabbi, fought her way into the world outside religion – the Jewish Orthodox tradition has remained her inspiration and the subject of her artistic exploration.

Victoria Hanna’s debut was released in 2017 and was one of Israel's best-selling albums of the year.

Victoria Hanna (vocals)
Yarden Erez (accordion, oud, keyboard)

Portrait of Victoria Hanna in high-necked black clothes, with a strict but attentive look.

Victoria Hanna; photo: David Adika

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Where, when, what?

  • When Saturday, 30 June 2018, 8 pm
  • Where Old Building, ground level, Glass Courtyard

    Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

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  • Please noteThis event is fully booked. There may be some tickets available on the evening.

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