Ali El Haggar (fragment from promotional material on official Facebook page)
CAIRO – 28 August 2017: The Egyptian singer Ali El Haggar will perform in El Sawy Cultural Wheel on Wednesday, August 30 in El Sawy Cultural Wheel at 9 p.m.
El Haggar usually performs a monthly concert in El Sawy Cultural Wheel on the last Wednesday from every month. The tickets prices ranges from LE 70, 90, 100, 120, 130 ($3.95, 5.08, 5.65, 6.78, 7.34).
El Haggar graduated the Faculty of Fine Arts in 1979 and was influenced by late Arabic music legend Baligh Hamdy who trained El Haggar along with Mohamed Mounir and Mohamed El Helw in a band called El Takht that was formed in the Arabic Music Institution, according to the event’s official Facbook page.
Inspired by poet, cartoonist and painter Salah Jaheen, El Haggar always wanted to sing the late artist’s sonnets and after performing them grew in popularity during the 1980s, where he also began blending authentic Arabic music with new technologies and sound effects that were emerging at the time.
El Haggar has also participated in several theatrical plays, movies, and TV shows parallel to maintaining a line of album production.