Tel Aviv goes Wild over Madonna’s Arrival
May 16, 2012
Are you ready to jump? In two weeks the greatest show on earth is about to begin. Madonna hits the road once again to makes us go wild at her MDNA world tour and as the first stop is Tel Aviv the citizens of the gay capital of the Middle East are ready to strike a pose at the Queen’s courtyard.
2. FFF “White Goes Wild” by Shimon Shirazi, hosting Madonna
Shimon Shirazi is the king of Tel Aviv’s decadent night life for decades now. The founder of FFF, the greatest gay-party-line in the city is now producing an official Madonna world tour opening party. The “so-not-to-be-missed” party will host the tour’s dancers, backup singers, and rumor has it that Queen M herself will also attend in the VIP section to see the country’s leading drag queens perform her hits from the past thirty years. As Shirazi told to the local press: “Madonna is an icon beyond time, and every time she visits our country is a reason for celebration to us. I’m proud to take a part with warming engines before the big show, and it’s going to be an unforgettable party.” The FFF party’s special edition takes place right by the sea, on the Tel Aviv Harbour. On stage FFF’s resident DJs that will pump the dance floors with uplifting house, dance and electronic sets.
Friday 25th of May, HAOMAN 17
3. The Warm Up by Offer Nissim and Martin Solveig
Double the trouble: French electronic music DJ and producer Martin Solveig and Israeli DJ Offer Nissim are both ready to put you in the MDNA mood as the official warm up acts for Madonna’s Israeli concert. The pre-show can’t get bigger than this: Solveig ranks no. 29 in Britain’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs list, and he is one of the co-producers of Madonna’s 12th studio record, producing first hit single Give Me All Your Luvin’, featuring Nicki Minaj & M.I.A., which peeked at nr 1 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Chart. The Tel Aviv born Nissim is known for mashing smashing remixes for such artists as Beyonce, Britney Spears and Madonna herself. “It’s a dream come true for me, to get such an estimate from someone like Madonna, who’s always up to date with what’s happening in the music world,” said Nissim on the press conference of the MDNA world tour in Tel Aviv. “She has always been ahead of her time and knows how to reach a variety of audiences.”
31st of May, Ramat Gan Stadium, Tel Aviv
+1: Possible pop up tea party for Twitter users
If you’re traveling to Tel Aviv for the opening night set your street map ready and follow Madge’s precious manager, Guy Oseary on Twitter as you might find yourself running a marathon to a café or restaurant where he tweets from. Travelling with the queen’s previous worldwide bash, Sticky and Sweet tour he often gave away last-minute tickets for the shows for the fastest, most enthusiastic fans. You don’t want to miss out on this one, right?