Israel Youth Orchestra Wins First Prize in World Music Contest

The National Youth Orchestra of Israel won first prize in the third World Music Contest sponsored by Queen Juliana of Holland. The contest was held at Kerkrade, Holland.

Israel Ambassador Hanan Cider accepted, in behalf of the young Israeli musicians, the first prize–a fine hand crafted lyre studded with ivory, gold and silver. It was made by a famous Dutch artisan.

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