Jerash Festival 2012

Jerash Festival 2012 

 

2012 Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts, which will begin on July 4, will feature music and dance performances by prominent artists from Jordan, the Arab region and beyond.

Jordanian singers, including Diana Karazoun and Yousef Arafat, will participate in the festival, which includes a diverse line-up of cultural and art activities, Aqel Biltaji, head of the Jerash Festival Higher Committee, said at a press conference.

Arab artists including Lebanese singers Melhem Zein, Wael Jassar and Fares Karam, Shereen Abdul Wahhab and Tamer Hosni from Egypt, and Iraqi singer Hatem Al Iraqi will also perform at the festival, which will run through July 14.

The festival will also include poetry recitals, seminars, plastic arts exhibitions, performances and workshops in Jerash and at the Royal Cultural Centre in the capital.

As part of the festival, Ramadan Nights will be held at the Royal Cultural Centre from July 23 until July 29.