Asalah first Arab singer to performs in Sudan in the past 16 years
Syrian singer Asalah Nasri held her first performance ever in Sudan at a fairytale like private wedding. Asalah being the first Arab singer to perform in Sudan held a press conference in which she promised the audience that she would wear the traditional Sudanese dress while performing.
According to the London based Elaph, Asalah’s performance was a huge success as she delighted the audience, which consisted of a very large number of people with those outside being twice as many as those at the wedding, with many of her beautiful and popular songs.
The singer was delighted to have the chance to perform in Sudan especially with the strict restrictions placed by the government regarding Arab singers holding concerts in the country. Asalah felt her presence was a stepped towards uniting cultures and hopes she will have the chance once more to perform.
Asalah is known for being a highly emotional singer. Her silky, multi-layered voice enables her to improvise and helps sustain her individuality and reputation as one of the leading Arabic singers today. She continuously creates variations on the melody (arabesques), while her voice perfectly hits high and low quarter notes.
Asalah Nasri, the daughter of the well-known singer, Mustafa Nasri, began her singing career at the age of nine by focusing on national and children’ songs. Her quick rise to stardom dates from her early television appearances, the first of which was on the Lebanese TV program “Stars” produced by Jordanian Hasib Yousef. Further television appearances have made her a popular star all over the Arab World. -Albawaba.com