Thursday, August 11
ara musa honra (Spain)

She is a Spanish singer began from 2008 with her band to perform music and songs that varies between many music styles ranging from pop, reggae and flamenco. Throughout the years she has received high acclaim not only in Spain but in most European countries as well. Ara Mussa is immersed in the recording of what will be her first album.
She has won in many contests such as the contest of the author of the musicians from Madrid Platform, the third Trebufestival of musicians -Trebujena, Cádiz -, Second in the national competition of the countryside –Guadalajara- and in the contest TRES AGUAS POP MUSIC.

 

Friday, August 12
Maryam Saleh (Egypt)

An Egyptian independent singer, songwriter, and actor who was raised by her father, the renowned theatre writer/director Saleh Saad. Maryam started singing and acting at the age of seven, and later participated in and founded several music & theatre groups and bands, including "Sadah w Mazbout", "Gawaz Safar", "Shiekh Zein", "Habayebna", "Al Warsha Theatre Company", "AlTamye Theatre Group", as well as Baraka. Maryam has also acted and starred at independent film productions and she is working now on different new projects.

 

Thursday, August 18
Badiaa Bouhrizi (Tunisia)

A Tunisian Singer, the career of Badiaa Bouhrizy "Naissato" has gone through different phases of modern music of jazz, rock and reggae, before creating her solo project, "Nesto," which represents the original essence of the North African spirit. Bouhrizi writes and composes her own work, fusing and developing musical genres to create her own atmosphere and distinctive style, through combining classical and electronic music. Badiaa won the production award from Al Mawred Al Thaqafy 2011.

 

Friday, August 19
Karima Nayet (Algeria)
Accompanied by Fathy Salama

Born in Algeria, Karima Nayet began her artistic career as a contemporary dancer. In 1998 she moved to Cairo and met Fathy Salama, joining his group Sharqeyat.
In 2000 she recorded her first song Jerusalem and joined Fathy salama and his group in many music projects. Karima was chosen in 2008 as one of the best voices in Cairo, as well as winning a prize of the National Institute of Algeria.

It should be noted that all the songs will present composed by Fathy Salama.

Composer, music producer and pianist Fathy Salama is renowned in Egypt and internationally for his numerous musical projects and tours, and as the first artist in the Arab world to win a Grammy Award and the BBC award for his album "Egypt".  


 

Thursday, August 25
Nai El-Barghouthi – Palestine

Nai El -Barghouti is a composer, singer and flute player, who began her musical study at the age of 8 in Edward Said National Conservatory of Music. Nai took first prize in two consecutive rounds of the Palestine National Competition of Music (formerly the Marcel Khalife Competition) for 2006 and 2008, and ranked second in 2010. Nai has composed six music pieces for the flute. In addition to playing flute and composing Nai, has her own distinctive voice as a singer.  Among other appearances, Nai participated in the ceremony of UNESCO in 2008, and the Parisian Jazz Festival in 2010 as part of the Maqamat Al Qods group.

 

Friday, August 26
Sushila Raman (India / UK)

Born in Britain in 1973 of Indian parents, Sushila started her career through south Indian classical music and then moved toward blues music. In 1995 Sushila went to India, learned from one of the greatest singers of India, Shruti Sadolicar. Sushila has released four albums so far, her debut with Malh EL Matr( Salt Rain),  2003  Fakh El Hob (Love Trap) in 2005, Mousika Lel Tamasih (Music for Crocodiles) and finally 331 / 3 in 2007. Her debut album Salt Rain has been nominated for the British Mercury Prize.