Egyptian group enthrals Saudi Arabia with ‘Cultural Days’ concert

The group performed traditional Arabic masterpieces in Jeddah and Dammam. (Supplied)

The Muftaha Theater of Egypt held a concert in the city of Abha in Saudi as part of an a series named “Cultural Days”. The event is being organized by the Egyptian Cultural Authority and included songs by Um Kalthoum, Abdul Haleem Hafez, and Mohamed Abdul Wahab.

The head of the Egyptian Opera House, Magdi Saber, said this is part of their summer activities. According to him, Reham Abdul Hakim, Sabreen al-Najili, Ahmed Efat, Walid and Yasser Suleiman performed at the event.

After Abha, the group is set to perform in Taif’s Okaz Souq. Saber said that the band performed in Riyadh two months ago, where Saudi audience are always on the lookout for something new and beautiful.

He noted that the group, comprising three singers and 10 instrumentalists, performed traditional Arabic masterpieces in some of the Kingdom’s cities, like Jeddah and Dammam.

On the band’s upcoming performances in the Kingdom, Saber said that the group expresses is pleased with the opportunity to perform in the country.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50
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