Rabat - The Nahda stage in Rabat will welcome the most beautiful voices of Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine in the annual Mawazine Festival Rhythm of the World, June 24-26.
Rabat – The Nahda stage in Rabat will welcome the most beautiful voices of Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine in the annual Mawazine Festival Rhythm of the World, June 24-26.
In its latest press release on April 3, the Maroc Cultures Association, in charge of cultural and artistic creation, presented four big names of the Arabic music industry, including Lebanese singer Melhem Zein, Syrian vocalist Rouwaida Attieh, Palestinian singer Ameer Dandan, and Lebanese superstar Wael Jassar. The
Melhem Zein – June 24
Also known as “Al Rayes,” Melhem Zein first appeared on the musical scene when he participated in the LBC’s singing program, Kaas Al Noujoum (“All-Stars Cup”), where he received winning title of Al Rayes. Since then, he has continued to build his career, appearing in the talent show Super Star in its first season, where he was ranked 3rd.
Melhem Zein has made five albums, including two big successes: “Enti Msheeti (You’re gone),” released in 2004, and “Baddi Hibbik (I want to love you),” launched in the summer of 2006.
The 35-years-old singer will offer the Moroccan crowd some much-wanted traditional Lebanese sounds, with a touch of pop remix and funk.
Rouwaida Attieh – June 24
As one of the most influential young artists of the Arabic music industry, Syrian vocalist Rouwaida Attieh born in Taklakh, Syria, where she began her career by landing the second spot on the Arab version of the music show “Super Star” in 2003.
Rouwaida quickly won the heart of millions across the Arab World, thanks to the power of her voice and her excellent use of classic Arabic tarab style, a traditional form of art-music used in Arab culture to describe the emotional effect of music. She has released four albums.
The 35-years-old singer has worked with a lot of huge artists such as Najwa’s Karam producer, Lebanese legend Wadih El Safi and Egyptian composer Salah El Sharnoubi.
Ameer Dandan – June 26
Ameer Dandan is a 27-year-old vocalist who studied music and the lute, in the “House of Music” school in Palestine.
His appearance on the 4th season of Arab Idol–where he came in second overall–helped him to launch his career. In the time since, the young artist has released two new songs,“Soukar Kamalak (Your beauty is like a sugar)” and “Ya batal (Hero).”
Wael Jassar – June 26
Wael Jassar needs no introduction among Arab audiences. This big-name star in the Arab World is well-known for his relevant texts, respect for tradition, and his unique style and exceptional voice.
The 41-year-old artist has released two albums of religious songs and more than 13 opuses. His album “Teweedi Leih” is considered the most successful of his career.
Mawazine Rhythms of the World is one of the world’s largest international annual festivals held in Rabat-Sale, that brings together local stars and international sensations from around the world. Maroc Cultures is a non-profit organization that offers the highest forms of professional cultural and artistic entertainment in the region of Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer, established in 2001, by King Mohammed VI.