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Art Alert: Egyptian musician Hamza Namira to perform in two UK concerts

London-based aid group pulls in Arab talent in an attempt to raise funds for medical equipment that could save hundreds of lives in Egypt

Ahram Online, Thursday 10 Jan 2013
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Human Appeal International, a London-based aid organization, has announced plans to host two live performances by Egyptian musician Hamza Namira and Syrian artist Yahya Hawwa later this January.

The money donated in the two-day event in the UK will head towards the purchase of two state of the art 'SimMan Simulators', which will be used to train and educate medical staff, in turn saving lives of thousands of patients.

During the fundraising events, guests will include; Sheikh Ragab Zaki, revolutionary Syrian artist Yahya Hawwa, Egyptian Ambassador to the UK Ashraf El-Kholy and advisor to President Morsi, Ayman Ali.

Programme:
Saturday, 26 January at 6pm
Logan Hall, Russell Square
London

Sunday 27 January at 4.30pm
Al-Miraj Hall, 11-29 Wordsworth Rd,
Small Heath, Birmingham

HAI is a global non-profit organisation established in 1991, aiming to create a movement to overcome poverty, social injustice and disaster and to strengthen humanity. HAI works in 24 across the globe, providing relief to victims of poverty or disaster, preserving human rights among other humanitarian functions.

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