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Arabic Music Festival 27th session concludes

Tuesday 13/November/2018 - 02:24 PM
(L) Minister of Culture،
(L) Minister of Culture، Dr.Inas Abdel Daim
Sada ElBalad-Yara Sameh

The Arabic Music Festival 27th session، which runs from November (1-12) concludes at the Grand Theater of the Cairo Opera House، in Zamalek district، amid the attendee of celebrities and public figures.

The opening and closing ceremony witnessed Minister of Culture، Dr.Inas Abdel Daim honoring a number of musicians، topped by late musicians Ryad Hamchari and Michel Al Masry، violinist Saad Mohamed Hassan، and late musician Helmy Amin، and the late violinist Hazem Salim.

Lebanese superstar، Majida El Roumi performed at Cairo Opera House during the closing ceremony, during which she was keen to kiss the Egyptian flag in front of her audience in the grand theater.

Moreover، megastar، Ali El Haggar performed at the Alexandria Opera House "Sayed Darwish Theatre"، in Alexandria governorate.

The 27th session is named after late Egyptian actress and singer، Shadya.

This year’s session featured 43 concert performances given by Arab world’s most prominent figures، including، Egyptian singer Ali El Haggar، Lebanese singer Ramy Ayach، Tunisian superstar Latifa، Renowned musician Omar Khairat، and others.

Majida had arrived on November 4 to Egypt with her brother to perform the closing ceremony، which witnessed El Roumi’s comeback to the Cairo Opera House after 12 years of absence.

The 27th session is named after late Egyptian actress and singer، Shadya.

Noteworthy، Majida El Roumi is a Lebanese singer، her father is the great musician Haleem El Roumi who appointed the Legend Fairuz، in her early beginnings، as a chorus singer at the radio station in Beirut، went on to compose several songs for her and chose for her the stage name Fairuz، according to el cinema.

Majida El Roumi was influenced، since childhood، with top Arab singers and musicians like Muhammad Abdul Wahhaab، Om Kolthoum، Abdul Haleem Haafez and Asmahaan.

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