Update June 08, 2012: Masada Sandstorm Gives Israeli Opera Star Break
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Carmen is the biggest and the most challenging of the three productions staged by the Israeli Opera at Masada since 2010. About 2,500 workers have been involved in creating the site, and 450 international performers, including 32 flamenco dancers from Spain, will take to the stage.
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For Ofra Gazit, marketing director of the local Tamar Regional Council and a resident of nearby Kibbutz Ein Gedi, the opera festival means an increased focus on this unique and ecologically fragile area of the country. "The festival helps position the Dead Sea area as a natural theater," Gazit enthuses. "There's a fabulous natural echo here, and the moon over Masada is dramatic - this year the waning moon will be part of the set," she adds.
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