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Hazim Faris on the top 10 of the regional music charts ,

Dubai, UAE: EMI Music Arabia is proud to announce that Hazim Faris’s first album “1001 Violin Nights” debuts on the top 10 of regional music chart in the first week of the release date.

Hazim Faris was born in Basra, at the tender age of five, Hazim started his initial lessons in playing the violin and lute with the guidance of his teacher and elder brother Hashim K. Makki, who also was a singer and a player of both instruments, Hazim participated in several contests and festivals in Iraq and won many accolades

Hazim’s career continues to flourish and he has composed the music and lyrics for Top Iraqi and Arab singers including, Majed Almuhandes, Diana Haddad, Safaa Faris, Huda Haddad, Adel Khamis and more.

A long way from his native homeland, Hazim has ...

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Bringing Arab music to an international audience

The Iraqi composer Hazim Faris was just five years old when he slipped naturally into the spotlight, performing in front of thousands during music festivals in Baghdad and Basra, his home city.

Today, the UAE-based musician, whose first album 1001 Violin Nights reached No 1 on the regional music charts following its release last October, has been invited to perform at two prestigious European festivals this summer.

Faris will perform material from his album as well as two exclusive pieces for the annual festival La Palette du Monde in Lyon, France next month, which promotes cultural exchange between professional and amateur artists.

In October, he will perform at the Södra Teatern in Stockholm, one of the largest stages in the world, for the Tigris Birds festival, which focuses on Arab mus...

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La « Palette du monde » propose du 10 au 18 août le XXe festival des arts

La «Palette du monde», association culturelle bourboulienne, organise, du 10 au 18 août, son dixième festival des arts, dans les salons du casino municipal de La Bourboule.

Le pays invité d’honneur est l’Irak, avec la présence d’un adhérent local, Hazim Faris, violoniste compositeur oriental. Il présentera son pays, où la culture est vivante malgré un passé récent très chaotique.

À noter aussi la présence des Espagnols, notamment de Firmin Colomer, peintre catalan, vice-président de la Palette du monde. Il faudra compter avec la venue en force du bureau de Halle en Allemagne, qui arrivent avec tableaux et instruments de musique, la présence de trois artistes russes, peintres dans leur pays, avec peinture et instruments membres du bureau de Saratov.

Plus de 100 artistes, a...

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