EHEVI – Promoting Israeli Amateur Performing Arts
EHEVI has set itself the objective of promoting, developing, and fostering all forms of amateur performing arts in Israel.
EHEVI is active in various amateur performing arts, such as dance troupes, vocal troupes, folk troupes, musical ensembles, theatre troupes, rock bands and so forth.
EHEVI's activities include artist workshops, troupe conventions, study days, professional camps, competitions, event production, and additional activities that contribute to the preservation and fostering of the diverse cultural traditions in Israeli society and bring them to Israel's artistic center stage.
EHEVI association was founded by Yechi Sarig and Efrat Herman in 2011 and managed by them for several years.
Apply from the end of 2019, the EHEVI association switched to single management of Yechi Sarig.
Throughout all its activities, EHEVI maintains an ongoing dialogue and productive collaborations with government ministries, social organizations and local authorities (including the Israel Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Israel Ministry for Senior Citizens, the Israel Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, the Israel Association of Community Centers, the Israel Choreographers Association etc.)
Hundreds of folk, ethnic, classical, jazz, hip hop and modern dance troupes, choirs, vocal troupes, rock bands, orchestras, chamber ensembles and community theatres of all ages from all over Israel are members of EHEVI.