OneBeat Virtual Exchange Program 2021

OneBeat Virtual is open for applications now!  Apply here for an eight-week virtual residency and exchange. The application deadline is March 10, 2021. OneBeat, an initaitve founded in 2012 and funded by the U.S Department of State, brings together emerging musical leaders from around the world to collaboratively create original work and to develop a …

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Launch of the Archaeological Site of Oudhna Restoration Project

In the presence of the Minister of Cultural Affairs, Mohamed Zine El Abidine, and Tunisian government and parliament representatives, Ambassador Blome launched the Oudhna archeological site restauration project.  The site located in the Ben Arous Governorate, and the project will restore the ancient cisterns and provide storage for ancient artifacts.  Work on the site, which …

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Ambassador Blome Visit to Djerba

May 21, 2019 – This year’s Lag B’Omer ceremony and Al Ghriba pilgrimage coincided with the month of Ramadan.  This was a strong example of religious coexistence and freedom of expression.  Ambassador Blome joined Tunisian government officials and other honorable guests at an Iftar offered by the Jewish community, a gesture emphasizing once again the …

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