Youssef Nabil in DIVAS, D'Oum Kalthoum à Dalida: Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France

12 May - 26 September 2021
Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France https://www.imarabe.org/en/expositions/divas-arabes

Over an area of 1,000 square meters, the exhibition unfolds in four main moments. The visitor will meet successively the pioneering women and feminist avant-gardists in cosmopolitan Cairo of the 1920s; the divas with golden voices that were Oum Kalthoum, Warda, Fayrouz and Asmahan during the period 1940-1970; the cinematographic productions of "Nilwood" and the success of Egyptian musicals that consecrated divas actresses such as Laila Mourad, Samia Gamal, Sabah, Tahiyya Carioca, Hind Rostom or Dalida.