Under the slogan of “A message from Egypt to humanity,” a group of Arab stars have released a song calling for hope amid the coronavirus pandemic called Enta Aqwa (“You're Stronger”).
"Every day the sun rises filling the existence with light, every moment of good passes in hearts or roses, is the light of humanity that passes borders," sings Mohamed Mounir, dubbed the King by his fans, on the intro, while famous Egyptian actress Yousra lip-syncs.
"You're stronger, you're the survivor, you're the secret of life," sings the chorus, urging prayer to God for love and life, "no matter what the religion is."
The song’s lyrics are by Medhat El-Adl and the music is composed by Amr Mostafa and arranged by Nader Hamdi.
The second verse combines the voices of Moroccan diva Samira Said and Tunisian star Saber Rebaï, the third verse features Lebanese singers Carole Samaha and Wael Jassar, and the fourth is sung by Egyptian popstar Tamer Hosni.
Directed by Tarek El-Erian, the video shows multiple black-and-white shots of the six singers side by side with many big and rising stars and celebrities at indoor and outdoor locations, most taken at the Red Sea resort of El Gouna.
Among the celebrities participating in the video are Laila Elwi, Lebleba, Bayoumi Fouad, Akram Hosny, and Maged El Kedwany.
The song was released on various platforms on Saturday, with many Arab TV channels broadcasting it.
Many Egyptian and Arab stars are releasing odes to hope and launching online streaming concerts amid the global quarantine caused by the pandemic.
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