Warda and Kathem El Saher unite
Prominent Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher is placing the final composition on the new duet which he will be singing with Algerian singer Warda. Kathem has ensured that the song is of the highest quality and suits the prestige of Warda, who gladly welcomed the idea of singing the duet according to the London based weekly, Laha.
El Saher will participate in the grand opening of the play “Aswat Qalabat El Alam” (Voices that changed the world) in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Doha, Qatar.
The play, written by Ariel Dorfman, honors those who fight for human rights around the world and will open the Qatari National Theater on 2 November. The play opens with a song is about Iraqi children. A number of other Arab artists will participate in the event.
The play is sponsored by the “Ayadi Naho Assia” (Hands Toward Asia Association), celebrating its tenth year anniversary. The association helps those in need in the Middle East and Asian countries.
Recently in Paris, Kathem renewed his contract with music production company ‘Rotana,’ giving them the sole rights to produce and distribute his music. The deal was signed to renew his contract after closed-door meetings with ‘Rotana’ president Salim Al-Hindi.
Al-Hindi said he was pleased the singer decided to renew his contract and that it is an honor for the company to have someone like Kathem on their team.
Kathem said that he is pleased to be a part of ‘Rotana’ and for the past twelve years he has enjoyed ongoing support and success from the company.
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