Iraqi singer El Saher will participate in the grand opening of the play “Aswat Qalabat El Alam” (Voices that changed the world) in 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.
Kathem is placing the final touches on his upcoming album to be released during the Muslim holiday Eid Al Adha. Kathem composed the musical score himself, collaborating with a number of poets such as Karem Al Iraqi. The singer traveled to Egypt mid-Ramadan to begin recording at the ‘Amar Al Sharee’e Studio.’