Sherine [Photo: Sherine Official Facebook page]
CAIRO – 15 October 2017: The Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab‘s concert in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia is cancelled. A statement was issued explaining that the concert organizing agency did not submit any official documents to obtain the required official permissions.
The news was announced by the Saudi General Entertainment Authority through its official Twitter page.
The authority called on all event organizers to apply for the required documents prior to organizing such events in the future; the statement added.
The hashtag of Abdel Wahab’s concert cancelation is trending on Twitter worldwide with 48,300 tweets.
The concert was supposed to be held in late October, and it was announced by Saudi Sanad Children’s Cancer Support Association.
The concert would have been attended by females only and that caused numerous arguments on different social media platforms.