Professional Company  Profile

For over 25 years Univent Productions Ltd., under the direction of Itamar Gourvitch, has initiated numerous events as much as having been involved in the creation, management, planning, design, production, marketing and organization of a broad range of productions including:  festivals, conventions, international competitions, classical and rock concerts, sporting events and mega stadium happenings for private corporations and public enterprises. Some of the productions have been filmed for TV and others broadcast live. 

In addition, Itamar Gourvitch also lends his talents today as:

•CEO of Israel's Cultural Institutions Forum

•CEO of the Israeli Theater Award

A short list of highlights  produced, directed,  and organized by Itamar Gourvitch include:

Events broadcast live

•Opening of the 16th Maccabiah Games

•Closing Ceremony of the16th  Maccabiah Games 

•Opening Ceremony of the Ha'poel Games

•IDF on Parade 1948 -1988

•“Telegym” - International competition of aesthetic gymnastics

•“Tribute to Jerusalem” – the opening parade and main event involving 250,000 participants for Jerusalem 3000



•Akko (Acre) Theater Festival (twice)  

•“Way of Music” with Goran Bregovic

•Eilat International Film Festival (7 years) 

•Young Cinema and Media Festival

•Italian Festival (8 years) 

•Haifa International Children's Theater Festival (3 years) 

•Karmiel Dance Festival

•"We Found Water" Festival (3 years)



•The 13th anniversary  of "Operation Solomon" for Lion of Judah in Israel and in Washington DC

•“Operation Exodus” from USSR for the North America Jewish Federations

•80th anniversary of the Israel Electric Corp

•20th anniversary to Coca-Cola In Israel



•People's Republic of China The 61st anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and 18 years of diplomatic relations with Israel

•Kingdom of Thailand Part of the Festivities for the 60th Anniversary of diplomatic relations with Israel 

•USA, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, France, Chile and more

Collaboration in numerous projects


Opera & Music in Jerusalem

•Opera Carmen -  performed by the Covent Garden Opera House, London

•Opera Boris Godunov - performed by the Warsaw National Opera House

•“Classical Winter” with Maestro Lorin Maazel and an symphony orchestra made up of international virtuosos

•“Jerusalem Nights” festivities 



•“By My Spirit” - global convention of the descendents of Marranos

•The International Convention on Technological and Scientific Education

• “Yad Sarah” Volunteers Convention


Park Concerts

•The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with the well-known popular singer Noa (Achinoam Nini)

•“Guns 'N Roses” rock in the park 

•Metallica rock in the park



•The Jerusalem Marathon (3 years)

•Face of America. 9/11 Commemoration. Head of the Middle East delegation to the USA with disabled athletes.  Bicycle journey from Ground Zero, New York to the Pentagon, Washington D.C. (2 years)

•International March along the Jordan Valley

•Cycling Tours:  From Jerusalem to the Dead Sea - lowest place on earth (3 years)

•Salute to Israel Independence Day. Flotilla of yachts along the Mediterranean 



•Galas for The Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation

•Events for the Global Hadassah International Women's  Organization's Conference.

•Galas for the UJA and UJC

•Israeli Children and Youth Stage Award - 6 years

•“Shirat Ha'yamim” - International Choir Competition

•“Tribute to Israeli Fashion Designers” a fashion show extravaganza

•Dance from The Netherlands – outstanding performances on the sand dunes in the outskirts of Ashdod

•“Circus Oz” from Australia – series of shows 

•Audio Visual shows on the shore of the Dead Sea

•Rhapsody on Water – super-production in the Sea of Galilee 

•Indepence Day festivities, Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem and other Israeli cities

•Diaspora Museum – Exhibition openings 

•T’nuatron Dance Theater Company – management and production for 20 years including 3 tours in Europe and 2 tours in the USA