King David, the new night experience at the Tower of David

King David is the new Tower of David Museum night time experience in which the ancient citadel that guards Jerusalem’s Old City will be illuminated at night with 250,000 lumens and 35 million pixels as the story of King David is projected onto the walls.

King David experience at Tower of David Museum Jerusalem
(c) Tower of David, Naftali Hilger

King David is the new Tower of David Museum night time experience in which the majestic story of David, from shepherd-to-king, comes to life in a completely new cinematic production projected onto the walls and archaeological excavations of the ancient citadel. The production uses art, film and music to tell the timeless story of David in a multi-disciplinary celebration of colour that illuminates the citadel at night.

Using 18 laser projectors, 20 speakers and 10 KM of cables, the ancient citadel that guards Jerusalem’s Old City will be illuminated at night with 250,000 lumens and 35 million pixels as the story of King David is projected onto the walls. The audience experiences an exciting virtual tour among the works of art in an artistic tribute to the artists, painters and sculptors who immortalized the image of the celebrated King David.

With an original soundtrack created with 40 instruments, the productions skillfully combines cinematography and a cast of over 50 actors, animation, art and illustration and bathes the walls of Jerusalem in vibrant color and high definition images creating a multi-disciplinary production under the Jerusalem night sky.

King David opens to the public on April 1, 2018.