Idan Raichel is an Israeli singer, song writer and musician, known for his "Idan Raichel Project ," a collaboration of over 95 musicians of diverse cultural backgrounds distinctive for its fusion of electronics, traditional Hebrew texts, Arab, Ethiopian and Latin music. During a career spanning a mere 15 years, Idan has become not only the most successful artist in Israel but one of its most successful artists abroad, with tours at some of the most prestigious venues in Europe, the USA, South America, Asia, the Far East, Canada and Australia. Raichel has collaborated with many great artists including American pop stars India Arie who he performed with for President Obama, and Alicia Keys, and a wide variety of artists who are household names in their native countries. As leader of The Idan Raichel Project, Idan has become an ambassador representing a world of hope in which artistic collaboration breaks down barriers between people of different background and beliefs. He feels that real peace can come when people understand each other's cultures.