Ron Eliran, considered “Israel’s Ambassador of song”, is a one man show combining the
best of the Israeli Traditional with the Contemporary International. Haifa born, Ron Eliran received the “Violin of David” award which is the Israeli equivalent of the “Oscar and “Grammy” combined, for the song “Sharm - El - Shiekh”. Ron has toured extensively throughout the world, performing in a variety of languages. A popular guest artist in international festivals, Ron has been a guest performer at the “Budapest Festival of freedom” where his original composition became the official song of the festival. Recently Ron performed in Israel’s renowned “Ein-Gev Music Festival” by the Lake of Galilee. On Labor Day 2005 & 6, Ron starred in the “Jewish Tanglewood Music Festival” where he also created and performed a special children program. Since 2005, (including this year, 2008) Ron has been annually a guest artist in the "Yemei Zemer - Israeli National Folk Festival", in the city of "Cholon", Israel Ron Eliran wrote both lyrics and music for the Broadway hit “Don’t Step On My Olive Branch”, and for the widely acclaimed show “Nightsong”, in both of which he starred. Ron Eliran has captivated audiences on Israeli and American Television, and in London’s “Albert Hall”, in Montreal’s “Place des Arts”, L.A.’s “Music Center”, New York’s “Carnegie Hall”, and Washington’s “Kennedy Center”. After Yitzhak Rabin’s death, Ron Eliran, together with Gad Yaacoby, Israel’s ambassador to the UN, wrote a song about the late prime minister’s life.
Ron performed the song in front of two hundred thousand people gathered at “Rabin Square”- Tel Aviv, as a part of Israel’s nationally televised tribute.
On August 31st’ 1997 Ron Eliran participated in the one hundred years’ Centennial celebration of the first Zionist congress in Basel - Switzerland. He performed on stage in the same hall where Theodor Herzl first prophesied the birth of the state of Israel, exactly one hundred years earlier, and sang with the Basel symphony orchestra “If You Will it” - a composition he wrote about Theodor Herzl and the Zionist dream.
On June 15th, 2006 Ron Presented an original "Semi-Biographical musical journey" show
at the Center for Jewish History's Auditorium in New York City which received raves from the audience and the critics alike. Whether in an intimate room, or in a big hall like New York’s Madison Square Garden, Ron Eliran is a distinctive voice, who brings his people’s roots to life with love, nostalgia, humor and showmanship.
"TALENTED, LIVELY AND HUMOROUS...
HIS VOICE IS A BEAUTIFUL ONE"- The New York Times
“RON ELIRAN IS A SHOW STOPPER" - Chicago Sun-Times
"A TREMENDOUS ENTERTAINER...
FILLED WITH WARMTH AND ENERGY"- Daily Variety
"EXCEPTIONAL TALENT, A BEAUTIFUL VOICE,
HUMOR AND SHOWMANSHIP"-Daily Sun Reporter, Miami
"RON ELIRAN IS ONE OF THOSE ENTERTAINERS WHO COMES
INTO TOWN AND PROCEEDS TO BLOW THE LIGHTS OUT
WITH HIS TALENT" - The Sun, Vancouver, Canada
"AN INTERNATIONAL SENSATION" - Review Journal, Las Vegas
"RON ELIRAN CERTAINLY STOLE THE SHOW.
HE IS THE KIND OF ARTIST WHO CAN HOLD AN ALBERT HALL
FULL OF PEOPLE SPELLBOUND"- London Observer, England
"A PERFORMER OF CHARM, WIT, AND VOICE" - The New York Times