The entire Arab world is anxiously waiting for today’s announcement of the winner of the Lebanese satellite channel Future television most popular show Superstar. The question of who will go home with the title of Arab Superstar has taken over the lives of people throughout the Middle East with people rushing to cast their votes.
Last night, the two women competing for the title Diana Karazone from Jordan and Rwaida Attia from Syria held their last performances in the competition, which was marked as one of the most intriguing episodes. Each one sang three songs and at the end performed a duet for a song by Lebanese diva Fairouz. Diana and Rwaida expressed throughout the show that they are very calm. Despite their calmness, both eagerly requested viewers to vote for them through the internet, SMS, or by calling the program.
Today, Future TV will be airing a 12 hour non-stop special broadcast of Superstar, up to the moment when voting ballots are closed and a winner awaits to be announced. The broadcast will consist of biographies of the two remaining contestants in addition to a behind the scenes look at the show itself.
According to several news sources, the competition for the title has heated up tremendously and become in more ways than one a challenge between viewers throughout the Arab world on whom they will choose to be the winner. The matter has become an extra sensitive issue especially in Jordan and Syria with campaigns calling for a patriotic stance to be taken and people requested to make a vote for the one representing their country.
The episode tonight is said to be a very intriguing one with a joint performances by all twelve finalist who competed. The organizers of the show have made arrangements to bring back all previous contestants from throughout the Arab world to make the finale of the show a grand one.