The Arabesque Festival will take place in Akko, Israel from June 11 to June 15, 2019. This is the second year that the Arabesque Festival has been held bringing awareness and attention to authentic Arab and Andalusian music. The festival is led and conducted by maestro Tom Cohen, who for the second time will host leading orchestras in the genre from Israel and around the world including the Jerusalem Orchestra East West, Firqat Alnoor, and the Almasiya Orchestra. There will also be performances from Sarit Hadad, Sanaa Marahati Miri Mesika, Violet Salameh, Raymonde Abecassis, Elias Glyanos, Mike Karoutchi, Nancy Hawa, Moshe Louk, Louis Sarouji, and many more. This festival is a special collaboration of music, culture, coexistence and mutual acceptance. Tickets can be purchased online.