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Art Alert: Egyptian pop singer Hisham Abbas at Salah ad-Din Citadel

Abbas is one of the 90s most-known stars in Egypt who introduced tens of hits that gave him a wide fame

Ahram Online , Wednesday 7 Aug 2019
Hisham Abbas
Hisham Abbas
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The Egyptian famous pop singer Hisham Abbas will play on Sunday 25 August at Salah ad-Din Citadel amid the 28th Citadel Festival for Music and Singing.

Starting his career as a sound engineer, Abbas quickly became one of the 90s stars in Egypt singing tens of hits that gave him wide fame as being one of the most known and mainstream singers in the country.

Abbas is expected to sing some of his most known songs, repertoire like Wana Wana, Ta'ala, Shoofy, Ya Leila, Nari Nareen.

Alongside regular gigs, the singer is currently keeping his legacy active by hosting successive TV shows.

45 concerts will be performed at the 28th Citadel Festival for Music and Singing between 18 August and 1 September hosting three concerts everyday at the historical venue.

Cairo Steps, Massar Egbari, Nesma Abdel Aziz, Ali El-Haggar, Hani Shaker, Medhat Saleh, Ghalia Ben Ali, Dina El-Wedidi and Omar Khairat are among the highlights of singers and bands performing at the festival in addition to performances representing Algeria, China, Namibia and Venezuela.

Sunday 25 August at 10pm
Salah ad-Din Citadel, Cairo

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