Cultural Ramadan Series: Sami Yusuf
The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation will host its first Cultural Ramadan Series featuring a rich lineup of Ramadan special events as part of its “Culture is Humanity in Solidarity” online digital campaign.
This series of online digital broadcasts, features world-famous singers and artists from the Arab and Islamic world, including UK based award-winning singer-song writer Sami Yusuf, Lebanese Opera Diva Hiba Al Kawas, legendary Egyptian Islamic Sufi chanter Sheikh Mahmoud Tohamy, and a unique collaboration between “calligraffiti” artist greats El Seed and Diaa Allam.”
Sami Yusuf is a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, record producer, and humanitarian, born in Tehran. Yusuf gained international attention with the release of his debut album, Al-Mu`allim, in 2003. In recognition of his humanitarian work, in 2014 Yusuf was appointed United Nations Global Ambassador for the World Food Programme