International Singer-Songwriter Chantal Chamandy Announces Michigan "Beladi" Concert
Montreal based international singer-songwriter, Chantal Chamandy is set to perform her new “Beladi” Concert at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, Michigan, 48126 on Thursday July 3, 2008 at 8PM.
In September 2007 at the base of the Pyramids in Cairo Egypt and accompanied by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal-based singer performed before a dazzling show of music and dance that spotlighted the last wonders of the ancient world. Thousands of spectators attended this unique, historic performance, entitled Chantal Chamandy, Beladi, A Night at the Pyramids.
The event was recorded and broadcast nationally by public television stations across the U.S. in March of 2008. Chantal previewed the Beladi special in Michigan at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn before it was released nationally to public broadcasting stations.
“Michigan will always hold a special place in my heart. I felt it was my home away from home. The community embraced me with such love and acceptance that I knew I wanted to return and recreate my Beladi Concert here. I look forward to coming home in July”, said Chamandy
The live concert in Detroit will recreate the television special utilizing an eclectic Middle Eastern theme of over 20 musicians and performers. This much awaited and anticipated performance will be the first of its kind to premier in Michigan.
Chantal Chamandy is an artist/entertainer with vision, talent and a mission to send a much needed message of peace, hope and acceptance in a world filled with violence and uncertainty. Chantal Chamandy’s career in the music industry is based on “peace through culture” Her message is one of acceptance, hope, and an unwavering commitment to garner peace through understanding of culture and acceptance of diversity.
Chamandy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, of Greek/Egyptian and Lebanese parentage. She moved to Montreal, Canada when she was a young girl, and speaks French, Italian and Spanish as well as Arabic and English. Her new single “Beladi” was released in conjunction with her public television special in March 2008. Her single “Love Needs You” shot to the top of the charts in 2007 along with her single “Feels Like Love” which climbed the charts only three weeks after its release. The single was certified platinum by the CRIA (Canadian Recording Industry Association) in 2007.
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Siham Awada Jaafar