The United Nations honors Assi Hilani
The United Nations Cairo office held a celebration for the joining of Lebanese singer Assi Hilani as a friend to the UN for his numerous charitable and humanitarian efforts throughout the Arab world. The singer was honored with an award of appreciation at the event.
Assi thanked everyone at the UN office for the generous gesture and stressed that he joins his voice to that of Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, with regards to placing great emphasis on issues that concern the youth. The singer added that he is more than willing to take part in the charitable events held by the UN anywhere around the world.
Hilani has announced that he has received an offer from an Italian production company to sing a duet with female Italian singer, whom he is being secretive about mentioning her name. the company had requested Assi to present his portfolio and he requested that of the female singer in order to learn more about her and her style in singing. It has not been revealed what language the duet will be sung in.
Assi is also preparing to release his latest album “Izgheeri El Dinia” (It’s a Small World) under the production of Rotana. A release date has not yet been decided on nor the kind of ceremony the singer will hold for the occasion.
Assi plans on shooting the main song of the album in the form of a music video under the direction of a Lebanese director, whose name was not revealed, but the singer stressed that he is a very talented director who is filled with new and interesting ideas.