Artists in the destroyed Beirut: you stand in front of the shards of their home

"For Beirut. From my heart, a salute to Beirut. Kisses to the sea and the houses.“ Melancholic, in the words of Fairuz, the now elderly, but still in the music

Artists in the destroyed Beirut: you stand in front of the shards of their home

"For Beirut. From my heart, a salute to Beirut. Kisses to the sea and the houses.“ Melancholic, in the words of Fairuz, the now elderly, but still in the musical memory of Lebanon and the entire Arab world-present singer sound. Today, eighty-five year old is like no other artist for a unified Lebanon. Her songs enjoy a cult status now shows.

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The home country of Fairuz has survived many crises. When the civil war had it home, was one of the battle lines in the midst of the metropolis of the Eastern Mediterranean, the former "Paris of the East," praised city engulfed in Chaos. Not a few radio stations played at the time, the sung Declaration of love of the Syrian-Orthodox Fairuz of her birth city.

With the Explosion from the 4. August, which exceeded the horrors of the civil war in the eyes of the population of Beirut, shows that the song "For Beirut," has lost none of its topicality. Across the social networks it is shared widely. Some users have footage of the actual disaster with the song below, on Twitter, a Hashtag with Fairuz' words, "From my heart marks a salute to Beirut" in the Arab language and many of the contributions. You Express sorrow, but also of solidarity and love to the capital of the small country.

artists show the damage on Instagram and Twitter

Lebanon is home to many Arab singers. Whether in Dubai, Cairo, or other cities in the Arab world – who sits there in a cafe and relax to the sound of their voices, their music, and usually the sight of your video clips barely escape. Lebanese musicians are omnipresent.

so it is No wonder that the Explosion, which turns half of Beirut in a pile of debris, and after yesterday's Stand 137 people were killed, and almost five thousand injured, and almost 300000 homeless has made, the population has hit the Arab world in addition to the Mark, because some of your favorite musicians including. Numerous well-known singers have established in the two and a half million to the city of their residence. Many of you make your personal fate, in the meantime, on the social media.

one of them is Elissar Zakaria Khoury. Under her artist name of Elissa, she is a fixture in the music scene far beyond the borders of Lebanon and beyond. The gigantic pressure wave is not made in front of your house. Photos of the artist on Twitter show the damage caused on the front side of the house, but also in their apartment: cracked window panes, broken frame and shards of glass spread across the room on the floor and the furniture. Her colleague Haifa Wehbe, a singer, is also active as an actress and for some of the controversy it has caused, have fared no better. On Instagram, she shows by means of a video of the damage in her apartment and wrote part of taking words for their housekeeper, who was hurt in the Explosion and now lies in hospital. Also, Ragheb Alama, a singer who has been around since the eighties, successful, shared on Instagram a Video of the devastation shows in his home.

Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 10:20

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