Mohamed Mounir to perform in Alexandria for first time in 12 years

Ahram Online , Wednesday 8 Jun 2022

Egyptian superstar Mohamed Mounir will perform a concert at Alex Arena in the Golden Jewel Hotel in July, ending 12 years of absence from performing in the Mediterranean city.

Mohamed Mounir
Mohamed Mounir


The concert organisers revealed that the event will be “very different” from all performances given by the superstar over the past decades.

The organisers added that apart from his well-known and beloved repertoire, Mounir will also sing a new composition, without providing more details.

The last time Alexandria hosted Mounir was 12 years ago when he performed a concert in a private setting.

For several decades now, Mohamed Mounir has carved himself a special place in the hearts of Egyptian listeners, while his fan base goes far beyond his home-country’s borders with concerts staged across the globe.

Mounir has embraced the Nubian musical culture and the Egyptian creative traditions at large since the launch of his career in early 1970s. To many, The King (as his fans refer to the singer) is a household name, speaking to generations and attracting large crowds to his live performances.

With lyrics often based on the work of famous poets, Mounir sings about social and human issues, family and friends, tradition, the country and its people. While doing so, his creative malleability allows him to feel comfortable in small formations as well as with an orchestral setting where the traditional tunes meet a variety of other genres.

Throughout his decades-long career, Mounir released over 20 albums while giving frequent performances in Egypt and the region. 

Friday 15 July
Golden Jewel Hotel - Alex Arena, Mostafa Kamel, Sidi Gaber, Alexandria
The tickets price is EGP 250 and LE 450 (VIP).
The concert time and details about how to purchase the tickets are yet to be revealed.

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