Arab Music Festival to be held Nov. 1

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Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 01:15 GMT

Late veteran Egyptian singer and actress Shadya - ar.wikipedia

Late veteran Egyptian singer and actress Shadya - ar.wikipedia

CAIRO - 24 October 2018: November 1, 2018 is going to witness the inauguration of one of the most significant music festivals in the Arab World; the 27th edition of the Arab Music Festival and Conference.

The event will be inaugurated by Minister of Culture, Inas Abdel Dayem, in the Cairo Opera House's Grand Hall.

The management of the Arab Music Festival and Conference revealed the details of the festival’s 27th edition, which will run until Nov. 12. The festival will be attended by a large number of singing stars of the Arab World.

One of the main surprises of the festival is the participation of veteran Lebanese singer and soprano Majida el-Roumi, after a long hiatus of performing concerts in Egypt.


Majida el-Roumi ar.wikipedia.org
Lebanese singer and soprano Majida el-Roumi - ar.wikipedia.org


Within the festival’s program, Tunisian singer Latifa is expected to perform on Nov. 2, Lebanese singer Assi el-Hallani is expected to perform on Nov. 3, Lebanese singer Rami Ayach is set to perform on Nov. 4 and Lebanese singer Wael Jassar is scheduled to perform on Nov. 10.

Famed Lebanese singer Assi el-Hallani
Famed Lebanese singer Assi el-Hallani - Facebook

Additionally, Tunisian singer Saber Rebai and famed Kuwaiti singer Nawal will perform on Nov, 12.

It is worth noting that the promising talents; Marwa Nagy, Reham Abdel Hakim, Nehal Nabil and Lebanese singer Saad Ramadan, will perform in the festival.

The 27th edition of the festival will consist of 43 concerts held in seven theatres:

- Grand Hall
- Small Hall
- Arab Music Institute
- National Theatre
- Damanhour Theatre
- Alexandria Theatre
- Tanta Theatre

A total of 72 singers from eight Arab countries will participate in the festival this year. Also, 17 influential personalities will be honored during the festival.

The management of Cairo Opera House, headed by Magdy Saber, decided to name the 27th edition of the festival after late veteran Egyptian actress and singer, Shadya.



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