Mawazine Festival



Najwa Karam and Tamer Hosny at Mawazine

published on 26/03/2017

Najwa Karam and Tamer Hosny at Mawazine

Nahda Stage to host the Lebanese diva, Najwa Karam and the Egyptian superstar, Hosny Tamer on the 15th and 18th of May, respectively.

Rabat, Sunday, March 26, 2017 – Every year, Mawazine offers the public unforgettable evenings of Oriental music to the great delight of all generations. For the 16th edition, the festival hosts superstar Tamer Hosny and diva Najwa Karam, who will perform respectively on Monday 15th and Thursday 18th May on the Nahda stage.

She is called “the Sun of the Arab song”. 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.

After completing her studies in her hometown, Zahlé, Najwa Karam graduated to work as a professor for two years before embarking on a singing career at the age of 26.

To get started, she joined the show Layali Lobnan where she quickly made her mark. 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.

Singer, actor, composer and director, Tamer Hosny started his music career from his teenage years. Born in Cairo, Tamer Honsy never thought he would be a star in the music industry. He had initially devoted himself to football, hoping to make a great career.

Fan of the artist Mohamed Fawzi, Tamer Hosny then begins to harbor the hope to break into the world of music and begins to write his own texts while still a teenager. Barely aged 18, he participates in the show of al-nil lel monawaate. In 2002 the young man records his first single, Habibi Wenta B’eed, a great success that continued in 2002 when he followed a duet with the singer Sherine, his childhood friend.

Tamer Hosny fait ses premiers pas dans le cinéma en 2003 avec Halet hob. En 2004, son titre Hobb se vend à 700 000 exemplaires. En 2007, il lance un 3ème opus et alterne avec les films Omar & Salma 1 et 2 et Captin Hima.

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. In terms of collaboration, Tamer participated in the song Boukra produced by Quincy Jones and RedOne. He has also collaborated with international artists including Pitbull, Akon, Snoop Dogg and Shaggy.


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