FILE: Egyptian virtuoso musician Omar Khairat FILE: Egyptian virtuoso musician Omar Khairat

Khairat performs unforgettable concert in Russia

Tue, Jun. 19, 2018
CAIRO – 19 June 2018: The Egyptian virtuoso musician, Omar Khairat, performed a dazzling concert at the Mariinsky Theatre in the cultural city of Saint Petersburg on Monday, June 18, celebrating the Egyptian National Football team’s participation in the World Cup after 28 years of absence.

The massive concert, which was presented by the Egyptian star Sherif Mounir, witnessed the attendance of a large number of Egyptian fans, celebrities and public figures such as Ashraf Salman, former minister of investment and the current chairman of the concert organizer, AUR Capital Company; famed writer Khaled Salah, the editor in chief of Youm 7, the concert media sponsor; famed TV presenter Sherihan Abul Hassan; Egyptian director, Amr Arafa; famed actors, Ahmed Rezk; Ashraf Zaki; Rogina; and famed Egyptian businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima, among others.

AUR Capital managed to secure an agreement with the Russian Mariinsky Theatre to host the concert. Salman previously told Egypt Today that the concert was set to hit several goals; presenting a respectable image of Egypt through one of its most talented musicians is on top of these goals. Salman added that Khairat was chosen for his global reputation as a magnificent musician.

“Mariinsky Theatre was picked to host the concert for its worldwide fame; it is considered as one of the three most important theatres in the international cultural field,” said Salman.
The concert was also organised to boost tourism and spread awareness about the Egyptian culture.

AUR Capital Company, along with several Egyptian sponsors, handled the project's organization and Youm 7 was chosen as the media partner for the event.

Former Minister Salman previously asserted that all the sponsors were Egyptian private equity firms and that the whole thing was organized and executed by Egyptians. The concert was performed under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, the Egyptian Gulf Bank, Cairo Bank, Wadi Degla Company for Real Estate development, Arco Company for Real Estate development, AUR Capital Company, Book UR Star Global Company and Martech Company.

Martech Company introduced to the concert audiences the major landmarks of Egypt, and provided some information about Egypt and its civilization. The concert was broadcasted by multiple Russian, Egyptian and international satellite channels.

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