Katara names lucky 5 to sing with Sami Yusuf tonight

December 06, 2012 - 4:25:47 am

DOHA: Katara, the Cultural Village, has announced the five winners of open auditions conducted to choose aspiring talents to sing at the concert of well-known artiste Sami Yusuf tonight, at 8pm at the Katara Amphitheatre.

The winners who would have the chance to sing with Sami Yusuf are Abdulla Al Mullaa, Mohammad Al Mana, Nadir Abdul Salam, Jana Hajj-Ali, and Mohammad Mohammad Ouda.

Sami Yusuf is one of the most prominent artistes who coined the term Spiritique - a phrase given to his music which incorporates and utilises Middle Eastern and Western harmonics.

The participants showcased their talents to a panel of judges which included Sami Yusuf, the Manager of Public Relations and Communications at Katara, Khalid Al Jaber, and Producer and Director of ETM International, Ahmed Salim.

“We were blown away by the many talents we have seen while here in Qatar and it has been refreshing to see so many music enthusiasts in the region. On behalf of our team we would like to congratulate the winners and we wish them all the best on Thursday,” said Salim.

“The team is thrilled to perform to a diverse audience in Qatar in a truly unique location such as Katara’s Amphitheatre, we are ready to put on a remarkable show which spreads the message of peace and love,” he continued. 

Dr Khalid Al Jaber, said: “We are proud to announce the winners of the open auditions who will be performing at Katara’s Amphitheatre during Sami Yusuf’s concert. We are committed to providing a platform to showcase local talents not just in Qatar but also the region.” 

Tickets are available at the Virgin Megastore from 9.30am 10.30pm at Landmark and Villaggio. They can also be purchased online at www.virginmegastore.me

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