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Um Kulthoum Museum to be Opened on the Nile

Three years after putting the corner stone of Um Kulthoum’s museum, it is to be opened Friday ... close friends and relations of Um Kulthoum say she actually had a bad case of stage fright and anxiety prior to any of her performances.   On a technical note, recent computer tests proved Um Kulthoum ...

01/08/2010 - 19:52 - comment 0

Nostalgia on the Nile at Um Kulthoum Museum

to AFP.  A dozen years in the building, the museum of Um Kulthoum is at last ready to be opened, ... (Star of the East) or simply Al Sit (The Lady), Um Kulthoum is said to have developed a voice ... for Um Kulthoum by the great Arabic poets of her era, whose lyrics the fastidious diva edited herself ...

01/08/2010 - 19:52 - comment 0

Egyptian Censors Give Green Light to ‘Kawkab Al Sharq’

light to screening the film Kawkab Al Sharq (Um Kulthoum) directed by Mohammed Fadel and starring ... to screening the film Kawkab Al Sharq (Um Kulthoum) directed by Mohammed Fadel and starring Fardous Abdel ... explores very private aspects in the life of the late Egyptian singer Um Kulthoum including her romantic ...

01/08/2010 - 19:54 - comment 0

Al-Qasabji, Composer of Um Kolthoum Masterpieces, in the Spotlight

Arab music history, although a drama series on the life of the diva singer Um Kulthoum displayed ... on the development of Arab music.   Thanks to al- Qasabji, Um Kulthoum started to sing on a theatrical stage ...   His early compositions for Um Kulthoum were monologues and national songs.   Then he moved ...

01/08/2010 - 19:57 - comment 0

Ghada Rajab to Hold Benefit Concert for Palestinian Children

to participate in a number of concerts, in which she will perform some of Um Kulthoum and Mohammed Abdel Wahab’s ... in a number of concerts, in which she will perform some of Um Kulthoum and Mohammed Abdel Wahab’s songs, according to the UAE daily Al Bayan.  Rajab will perform Um Kulthoum’s Arak Assei Al Dama’ (I Can See ...

01/08/2010 - 19:55 - comment 0

''Star of the East'' Still Shining Bright

Local and regional album outlets report that sales of Um Kulthoum albums boomed by 100 percent during the last week of Ramadan, according to Madhet Za Local and regional album outlets report that sales of Um Kulthoum albums boomed by 100 percent during ...

19/05/2010 - 11:29 - comment 0

Samira Abdel Aziz: Wicked Wife on Stage, Loving Mother on Screen

mother on small screen.  Abdel Aziz who played the role of Um Kulthoum’s mother in the TV series, who ...

01/08/2010 - 19:50 - comment 0

International pianist Omar Khairat to play at the Cairo Opera House in April

as 'Wahabiat' 1 and 2, while his arrangement of the well-known Um Kulthoum songs brought him additional acclaim. ...

24/04/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Mayada Al Hinawi makes an appearance once every two years

will release, “Meen Fil Aashe’een” for the late Egyptian singing legend Um Kulthoum and tunes by the late ...

04/08/2010 - 02:11 - comment 0

Mayada Al Hinawi produces her own music

in the new album “Meen Fil Aashe’een” for the late Egyptian singing legend Um Kulthoum and tunes by the late ...

01/08/2010 - 19:27 - comment 0