August 15 is Indian Independence Day. The date, though, was chosen by the British. Open the link below to read more.
Celebrate with this stirring instrumental tribute to India. Saare Jahan Se Accha is a popular freedom song that has been reinterpreted with a variety of instruments played by several artists. "Anthem of the People of Hindustan," it is a patriotic poem in Urdu, written by poet Muhammad Iqbal over a century ago. The music was composed by Ravi Shankar.
And here's a musical link between India and Israel: A stunning Hava Nagila as you've never heard it before!