By Salma Awwad
Arab Idol judge will pilot the “Arabian Sensations” concert series
Arab Idol judge Ragheb Alama will sing live in concert in Abu Dhabi on Friday February 28, organisers have confirmed.
Ragheb, one of the most commercially successful singers in the Arab world since the 1980s, will sing fan favourites sauch as Ya bint El Sultan, Albi Aeshkha and Allamteeni.
His latest album was produced by his own company Backstage Production, Baa’sha’ak was released in May 2008.
In April 2009 the album received platinum certification by Virgin Megastores Dubai for its record sales. The album included the hits Yighib and Ser Hobbi.
The concert will take place in Abu Dhabi’s newest multi-functional indoor arena, the FGB Arena at Zayed Sports City, which has reserved seating for 3,500 guests.
This is the first concert in an “Arabian Sensations” line-up of shows presented by World Trade Center Mall in partnership with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.