Rabat - For the 16th edition, the Mawazine Music festival will host Lebanese diva Najwa Karam and Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny, who will perform respectively on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th May on the Nahda stage in Rabat, the event's organizer Maroc Cultures Association announced on Sunday.
Rabat – For the 16th edition, the Mawazine Music festival will host Lebanese diva Najwa Karam and Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny, who will perform respectively on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th May on the Nahda stage in Rabat, the event’s organizer Maroc Cultures Association announced on Sunday.
“Every year, Mawazine offers the public unforgettable evenings of Oriental music to the great delight of all generations,” the source added in a press release.
Najwa Karam is one of the most popular artists in the Middle East. With more than 60 million records sold worldwide, each of her albums has become a bestseller.
In 1986 she recorded her first opus. Being a perfectionist, she enrolls at Beirut music school and soon after she was performing on the Arab stage in 1989, with titles such as Ya Hbayeb, Ma Bismahlak, Naghmet el Hob and Hazzi Helou. In 1994, Najwa Karam signed a contract with the Rotana label. Since then, the young woman has been reaping lots of titles and awards.
Currently, Najwa Karam acts as a jury member in the “Arabs Got Talent” show. She has more than 20 albums to her credit. She is very often on tour in the Arab world, Europe and the United States.
On May 18th, Nahda stage will host Tamer Hosny, the prince of the song of the young, the source said. Singer, actor, composer and director, Tamer Hosny started his music career from his teenage years. In 2002 the young man records his first single, Habibi Wenta B’eed.
Tamer Hosny made his first steps in the world of cinema in 2003 with Halet hob. In 2004, his record, Hobb sold 700,000 copies. In 2007, he launches a third opus and in parallel stars in films like Omar & Salma 1 and 2 and Captin Hima. Tamer has more than 16 albums to his credit. He has also received numerous awards.
the 16th edition of Mawazine festival will be held in the cities of Rabat and Salé on May 12-20.
Established in 2001, the Mawazine Rhythms of the World Festival is the essential rendezvous for music amateurs in Morocco with, for the last 15 years, over 2 million festivalgoers at each edition.
Held every month of May over nine days, Mawazine offers a rich and diversified program where world stars from the four corners of the world make of the cities of Rabat and Salé a world stage for music.