Prominent Tunisian singer Saber Ribai denied recent circulating rumors that he refused to sing for the people of Baalbeck Lebanon during the Baalbeck International Festival. Saber clarified that he refused to have people present at his rehearsals due to the fact that he wants his performance to be special and a surprise.
Saber said that what is being circulated in the press regarding the matter is not true and a twist of words. He added that he hopes the press would verify what they write before publishing it and creating commotion.
According to the internet based website MBC.net, Saber stated that the organizers of the festival had requested that the citizens of Baalbeck attend his rehearsals and he had refused the suggestion and had offered to present an exclusive concert to them at a later date free of charge.
The singer noted that it gives him great honor to take part in such a prestigious festival and it is a step up in his career.