Author: Deema Al-KhudairSun, 2018-04-08 04:02ID: 1523138575790033200
JEDDAH: Lebanese Wael Jassar and Tunisian Saber Alrubai performed their first live concerts in the Kingdom at King Abdullah Economic City on Friday.
The 41-year-old Wael Jassar is a Lebanese singer and songwriter who began his singing career in 1986. His music has earned him the title “King of Emotion” by his fans.
Before his concert, he spoke with a number of media groups.
“It is an indescribable feeling, I feel as if I am in my homeland, I have been received so well, generosity and hospitality are no strangers to Saudi people,” Jassar told Arab News.
“I hope that the kind people of Saudi are always happy, they have always supported us with their loyalty and love.”
Shortly after the interviews with Wael Jassar, Saber Alrubai held a press conference.
The 51-year-old is a is a Tunisian pan-Arab singer and composer who is best known for his song “Sidi Mansour.” Fans call him the “Prince of Arabic Music.”
Alrubai said that he had added a number of Khaleeji songs — a Saudi favorite — to his playlist for the concert.
“My fans are my loved ones, my source of support until the very end. It is so beautiful to find people you have never met — who represent different countries — and in one voice say that they are fans of Saber Alrubai or any other artist,” he told Arab News.
Jassar performed hit songs such as “Entebeh Ala Halak,” “Mawjou,” “Ghariba El Nas” and “We Btesaaleeni.”
“I will never forget this night for the rest of my life,” he told the audience.
Alrubai performed hit songs such as “Bebasata,” “Ya Aghla” and “Sidi Mansour.”
“It is an honor for me,” he told the audience. “I wish for you all to enjoy this night, and I hope this happens again and again.”
The event was sponsored by the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) and organized by 360 Live.
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