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Song: “Oh Eid  يا عيد “ Posted by on May 13, 2021

The Eid spirit is all around us! Today is first day of عيد الفطر Eid Al-fiTr. I wish those who celebrate Eid a very joyful one  كل عام وأنتم بخير – عيد مبارك Kul  ‘aam  wa  aantu-m  bi-khair, Eid Mubarak     On this day, I would like to share a lovely song, produced by Zain…

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Ramadan in Egypt is special حاجة تانية Posted by on Apr 26, 2021

Welcome to a new blog post 🙂 In this post, we’re going to study a lovely song by the amazing Emirati singer المطرب الإماراتي الرائع: Hussain Al-Jassmi حسين الجسمي. As is the case in each Ramadan, Hussain sings a special song as a way  كطريقة لِـ to celebrate للاحتفال بـ the holy month of Ramadan…

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TbAhij: Libyan Dish to serve during Ramadan Posted by on Apr 19, 2021

We’re one week into Ramadan. So, Ramadan Kareem رمضان كريم again   to those serving this month of fasting 🙂 I would like to introduce to a savoury Libyan dish; it’s called TbAhij طْباهِجْ. It’s a traditional dish طبق تقليدي that is considered an appetiser يعتبر نوع من المقبلات or a side dish أو طبق…

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Ramadan came to us رمضان جانا Posted by on Apr 12, 2021

Ramadan Kareem رمضان كريم   to those serving this month of fasting 🙂 It’s just been announced  in – Saudi Arabia – that tomorrow is the first day of Ramadan غدًا هو أول أيام رمضان. So, I would like to share with you an old song that celebrates the start of Ramadan. It’s in Egyptian…

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“Welcome Eid أهلًا بالعيد” – A Song Posted by on May 22, 2020

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It’s the festive season again.. It’s just been announced that tomorrow is the last day of Ramadan and so Eid is on Sunday, the 24th. May. Kul  ʕaam  wa  antum  bi-khair كل عام وأنتم بخير  🙂 If you’d ask any Arab about a song they often associate with Eid, the song “Ahlan Ahlan Bil-Eid”, by…

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Ramadan Campaign: سنة الحياة Sunnet El-Hayaa Posted by on May 8, 2020

Our post this week is dedicated to an advert song أغنية لإعلان  that Orange (a mobile’s company, Egypt branch) launched أطلقته as part of its Ramadan campaign حملة رمضان  this year. The theme of the song موضوع الأغنية  is timely مناسب (لهذا الوقت)  as it sends a positive message رسالة إيجابية  to people by giving…

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Locked down together during Ramadan Posted by on May 1, 2020

From the beginning of Ramadan, I’ve been following a comic show on YouTube called كملت معي  Kimle-t ma-ʕi and I would like to share with you its theme song or الشارة  iš-šaarah as it’s called in Syrian Arabic (the variety used in the show). The show’s theme song can give you the gist of what…

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