Magida El Roumi Returns to Qatar for an Exclusive Performance
Doha, January 09, 2013: Katara, the Cultural Village proudly presents the multi award
winning Arab vocalist, Magida El Roumi. Performing a collection of her best hits, the concert
will take place at Katara’s Amphitheatre on Thursday 10th January at 8:00pm. El Roumi
returns to Qatar after performing a duet with the international opera star, José Carreras in
December 2006 at the 15th Annual Asian Games opening ceremony.
Magida El Roumi is a Lebanese singer, who started her musical career in 1974 when she
participated in the talent show, Studio El Fan on Télé Liban and won the gold medal for best
female singer. Since her appearance on television at the age of 16, she became one of
the most successful singers of the Arab world who then went on to become a UN Goodwill
Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti, General Manager of Katara said: “We are delighted
to have Magida El Roumi perform at Katara’s Amphitheatre; her sounds have long filled the
rooms of many Arab homes across the region. Magida is a legend in her own right and it is
truly an honour to have her fill the Amphitheatre with her sensational melodies.
“Katara continues to build cultural bridges by providing a platform for aspiring artists and
world class performers, which contributes to the overall mission to educate and entertain,”
Her extraordinary talents took her from Lebanon and the Arab States to the rest of the world,
performing in Opera Houses across the United States, Europe and Australia. Following her
success she was appointed Ambassadress for “The Food and Agriculture Organization of
The United Nations,” bridging the links between the rich and poor. Hailed as a messenger of
peace, El Roumi went on to establish several projects to help more than 800 million people
in poverty around the world.
Tickets are available at the Virgin Megastore during store operating hours (from 9:30am –
10:00pm) at Landmark and Villagio.
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