Hussein Al Jasmi in military uniform

Published December 1st, 2011 - 01:54 GMT
Hussein Al Jasmi
Hussein Al Jasmi

In celebration of the United Arab Emirates Independence Day, singer Hussein Al Jasmi released a new music video titled “Al Izz Izzak Ya Emirate” (Honor is yours Emirates). The song was written by Emirati poet Hameed Bin Saeed Al Niyadi and the clip is directed by Emirati singer Jum’ah Al Sahli.


Jum’ah requested the assistance of a professional crew from France and Turkey to film the clip that featured actual footage of the UAE Armed Forces. Filming for lasted for four days.


Jum’ah said that he wanted to show a side of the Emirates never revealed before by including the armed forces. In the clip Hussein appears wearing a military uniform for a specialized war pilot.


Hussein describes himself as a “very patriotic citizen” and said that he is honored to represent his country around the Arab world.

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