FILE - Karima Nayt
CAIRO - 27 March 2019: Algerian singer Karima Nayt is currently preparing for her performance in the opening ceremony of Sharm El-Sheikh International Theater Festival for Youth set to be held on March 30.
It is worth mentioning that Nayt is currently present in Egypt to celebrate the launch of her new album "Wahdani" (Lonely), that she releases in participation with musician Fathy Salama. The album presents a blend of Arabian Folklore and contemporary music.
The Algerian singer wrote more than 90 percent of the album's songs, while Fathy Salama took on the musical task. The new album includes nine songs; including “Maksoum”, “April”, “Qudsia” and “Nora”.
Singer, modern dancer and actress Karima Nayt is a multi-talented artist who has troll-bounded audiences all around the world. Rewarded by the National Conservatory of Algiers, Karima started her career as a dancer as well as an actress both in films and on stage.
Attracted by the dynamic cultural life in Cairo, she decided to relocate in 1998. She, then, became a soloist-dancer in the modern dance company of the Cairo Opera House, and a singer with Grammy-awarded musician and composer Fathy Salama and his group Sharkiat.
Nayt has performed in festivals all over the world both as a singer and a dancer. She won numerous prizes including the Grand Prize of best actress at the 16th International Festival of Experimental Theatre in Cairo for her outstanding performance in "On the Table Listening to Wagner" choreographed by Mohamed Shafique.
Since she left Cairo in 2007, Karima has worked mostly in Europe, participating in different dance productions and recording her solo-album “Quoi d’Autre?” which was produced in Sweden and won the prize for best Cd of 2012 at the "Swedish Folk & World-music award" 2013.
Nayt writes all her lyrics. She sings in Algerian, classical Arabic and French. Her art is the voice that allows her to talk about social and political issues, memories, and hidden things.