Noa and Mira
will represent the Israeli colours in Moscow!
Known in Israel by her full name Achinoam Nini, Noa is Israel's leading
international concert and recording artist. Born in Tel- Aviv in 1969,
Noa lived in NYC from age 2 until her return to Israel at the age of 17.
Her family is originally from Yemen. Noa studied music at the Rimon School
where she met her long-time partner and collaborator Gil Dor. Noa is married
to Dr. Asher Barak and they have 2 children, Ayehli and Enea.Over the
span of their 17 year career together, Gil and Noa have written and produced
10 albums. The duo have sold over 1.5 million copies of their current
catalogue. Noa has toured and sang with rock superstar Sting, performed
her song Child Of Man with Stevie Wonder for a CBS TV special in the US,
and shared the stage with many great artists including Carlos Santana,
Sheryl Crow, George Benson, and Eric Serra.
Mira Anwar Awad was born in Rama village in the Gallillee, 1975 to Palestinian
father, and Bulgarian mother. Studied in the Rimon school for Jazz and
contemporary music, 1996-2000. Speaks Arabic, Hebrew, English and Bulgarian.
Has a theatre career as well: My Fair Lady, as Eliza Doolittle, in the
Isareli Opera house. Film & TV work: Arabic Work, Noah's Ark. Guest
appearances on Life Is Not Everything, and Hasufim, That Woman Like A
Rose, The Bubble by director Eithan Fux. Also: Prize winner for costume
design for children play My summer vacation, the children theatre festival,