Monday, April 30, 2012
Mira Awad returns to NY April 30 with her own Arabic Fusion concert. With a special guest: Jordanian-Spanish singer Farah Siraj.
If you heard Mira during the just completed tour with Noa, you know this is an extraordinary talent.
$20 cover, 2 drink minimum.
About Mira Awad:
Singer, songwriter and actress.
Born in Rama village in the Galilee, to Palestinian father-Anwar, and Bulgarian mother-Snejanka, currently living in Tel-Aviv.
She studied at the Rimon School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
Mira has collaborated with a wide range of world-famous musicians, from Noa (Achinoam Nini) on her album “Now”, Idan Raichel on his second album “Mema’amakim”, with Greek singer George Dalaras, hip hop artist Guy Mar and international star Andrea Bocelli. Mira worked as an actress with the Tel-Aviv Cameri Theatre, she also was the Eliza Doolittle in the renown musical “My fair lady”, and stars on the TV series “Arab Labor” (seasons 1,2 and 3). She featured in the movie “The Bubble”, directed by Eytan Fox and recorded the theme songs for the films “Forgiveness” by director Udi Aloni, and “Lemon tree” by Eran Riklis. She participated in the 5th season of the Israeli version of “Dancing with the stars” and won 4th place. She participated in the Eurovision song contest 2009 alongside Noa with the song “There must be another way” from their duet album carrying the same name, released by Universal Music. Her debut solo album “Bahlawan-Acrobat” was released in May 2009, and was produced by famous guitarist Amos Ever-Hadani. She was signed as a Sony Spain artist in 2011 and released her second album “All my faces” with musical producer Carlos Jean.
Mira is very much identified with the agenda of dialogue and co-existence among people and towards the environment, raising a call for human solidarity everywhere in the world.