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The Minister of Culture Attends The Closing Ceremonies of Sharjah International Music Festival

Saturday 09 February, 2019

Egypt concludes Sharjah International Music Festival with a concert for the songs of the Algerian star Warda  .

Abdel Dayem: This Participation is an affirmation of the artistic leadership of Egypt and it also  promotes the values ​​of preservation of Arab identity.

Minister of Culture Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem participated in the closing ceremony of Sharjah International Music Festival which was held at Morsi Al-Alam Theater , the concert was animated by the songs of the late singer Warda , performed by the  singer Marwa Naji accompanied and  led by Maestro Mostafa Helmy. The concert included a number of the most famous songs by the late singer in which she cooperated with the top musicians and poets.

Abdel-Dayem said that such international forums are an affirmation of the artistic leadership of Egypt, adding that celebrating the  symbols of music and singing is a reviving for heritage and it strengthens the values ​​of preserving the Egyptian and Arab identity.

For her part, the artist Cihan Morsi, head of the Central Music Department of the Opera House, confirmed that the participation of the Arab Music Ensemble comes for three consequential years. The Ensemble  took part in the first Edition by presenting a concert for the songs of the late Um Kulthum, and the  Last year was a night for the late Abdel Halim Hafez.