Egyptian legendary composer Baligh Hamdi was born on October 7, 1931 and mastered playing the oud at the age of nine.
The selection was made by Caroline Schouffle, the owner of the Chopard Jewelry house, for the annual charity event which is held on the sidelines of the festival.
A number of singing stars in Egypt and the Arab world are competing to present songs in the Upper Egyptian dialect.
Younan is set to fly to the UAE to attend the official ceremony at Dubai Media City which will take place on Dec. 21, 2018.
The awards will be hosted for the first time by an Arab country as the ceremony will be held at the Dubai Media City on Dec. 21, 2018.
Egyptian rock/new-wave band Sada That released its self-titled and much-anticipated debut EP in March, to the delight of fans thrilled to finally be able to listen to the band’s uniquely beautiful sound on-demand.