Power of Dub Festival

Music, Reggae and dancehall
Power of Dub Festival
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Israel’s first roots & culture sound system festival echos through the heart of the Arava

Discover the colorful, lively, and entrancing experience central to Jamaican culture and history, called sound system. A musical ensemble that includes a group of disc jockeys, sound engineers/operators, and MCs, broadcast rocksteady, reggae, and dub through a specifically constructed sound system. The cultural phenomenon first formed in Kingston in the 1960s, evolved into a crucial aspect of Jamaican society, and is now consuming massive crowds internationally as the world discovers sound system’s incredibly compelling sensations. The festival relies on the foundations of the Jamaican sound system culture, but also uses the English interpretation. This April, eight international artists, four Israeli artists, and two dub live performances are making their way to the serene desert-scape in Arava. Don’t miss this opportunity to submerge into this sensational Jamaican experience, with the Odem Mountains in the backdrop, under the tranquil starlit sky.

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