CAIRO - 17 February 2020: Head of the Egyptian Musician’s Syndicate Hany Shaker confirmed that there is no chance to reconcile or legalize the situation of Mahraganat singers.
Shaker stressed that what applies to Mahraganat singers will also be applied to the controversial star Mohammed Ramadan, adding that the coming period will witness intensive meetings with Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem to discuss the matter.
This is in addition to meeting with the Council of the Musicians Syndicate to discuss the decision and review the syndicate's permits and memberships.
Shaker has recently started to address the Mahraganat songs and its performers by issuing a decision to prevent this genre and its performers from legally singing and warning all the tourist establishments from dealing with them.
These performers included Mohamed Ramadan, who has lately been more focused on performing live concerts that sparked a wave of controversy.
Mansour Hendi, Chairman of the Work Committee of the Syndicate of Musical Professions, announced that Omar Kamal was prevented from singing at a wedding on Feb. 16.
The Board of Directors of the Musicians Syndicate thanked the police as well as the tourism and state agencies for their cooperation to prevent the culturally devastating phenomenon of Mahraganat.
CAIRO - 16 February 2020: Head of the Egyptian Musician's Syndicate Hany Shaker criticized the "Mahraganat'' songs and its performers, especially after Valentine's Day concert that was held in Cairo Stadium.