Morocco: Samira Said back on the scene

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 145 views

The first and only Moroccan representative at the Eurovision Song Contest, Samira Said, has recently launched a brand new website. Samira has made a comeback by making an appearance on the Middle Eastern television channel 'Al Arabiya'. She is one of the most popular singers in the Middle East today.

Samirawas born and brought up inRabat, Morrocco where she started her singing career from a very young age. The beautiful Morrocan artist landed up with with the grand honour of representing her native country at the 25th Eurovision Song Contest in Den Haag, The Netherlands. Samirahas been the first and sofaronly singerto represent Morocco at the Eurovision Song Contest. BitaquatKhubwas the 1st ever Morrocan entry at the Eurovision Song Contest ranking 18th with 7 points which were awarded by Italy.

Samira went on to become a star in Morrocco and moved to Egypt where she pursued a career in the Midldle Eastern countries thus stablishing herself as one of the biggest singing sensations in the Arabic musical scene. Today she enjoys fame, name, recognition, success and popularity in Egypt, Morrocco,and Lebanon as well as in the Middle East. She is considered by many as a mega star.

Samirahas released around 32 albums and singlesin her career. In 2003 she won the World Music Award and BBC Award for best artist in the Middle East for her album Youm Wara Youm. In 2006 she sang Kollena Essan (We Are All Humans) at the African Cup of Nations in Cairo, Egypt. This song went to on to become a massive hit, it was sung in French, English and Arabic.

Samira has recently launched a brand new website offering various contents for her fans. You can check her website by clicking here.

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Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani

Head of International Relations & Communications

Sanjay (Sergio) joined in December 2006 as an editor. He was appointed as the Head of Press of in 2011. Hereafter in 2016 he was promoted as the Head of International Relations & Communications at ESCToday. Sergio has covered the Eurovision Song Contest live 19 times since 2000, having worked for several international magazines and media outlets.