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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “New exhibition celebrates the ‘divas’ of the Arab world” – below is their description.
This week, we’re at the #ArabWorldInstitute in #Paris, where a new exhibition is celebrating the divas of the region: from #OumKalthoum, to #Dalida, to Fairuz. These women were not just the greatest Arab artists of the 20th century – some of them were also pioneering feminists in deeply patriarchal societies. We take a closer look at the legacy of #Egypt’s Oum Kalthoum. We also give you a sneak peek of the exhibition and delve into the ideas behind it, with co-curator Élodie Bouffard.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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