Middle East, Egypt: The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) has recently hosted renowned artist Yehya Khalil during a concert held at the museum premises in Fustat, Egypt, under the theme of ‘Rhythm of the Soul.” The authorities of NMEC welcomed Khalil and commended the performance with pride and honour.
According to the sources, the management authorities took to the official Facebook account to share information regarding the concert held at NMEC with the people of Egypt.
Officials further added, “The grand stage at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat witnessed a concert titled “Rhythm of the Soul”, brought to life by artist Yehya Khalil, a jazz pioneer in Egypt and the Middle East.”
The officials from the NMEC further applauded the exceptional performance of the Khalil amid a large audience and a lively crowd of public figures, and a number of former ministers and foreign ambassadors in Egypt.
Furthermore, the sources confirmed that Dr Ahmed Ghanim, the executive president of the museum’s board, started the ceremony with a welcome speech, expressing his happiness with this celebration.
He stated that the museum embraced such events and exhibitions to promote culture in the nation, which succeeded in highlighting the museum as a supportive cultural institution for many diverse artistic and cultural concerts.
He added that such events became a significant platform for artists and musicians on the level of Egypt and the world, appreciating fruitful cooperation with the private sector and the role provided to support the cultural and artistic part of the museum.
“The concert includes a musical piece presented by the musician Yehya Khalil and his band, a collection of tracks from his own works and tracks from Arab music, including coffee stories and cup reader by Abdul Halim Hafiz, and world-renowned jazz music,” said authorities at NMEC.
On his part, the artist Yehya Khalil expressed his sense of joy and happiness to play inside this great urban stage among a large audience of Egyptian people.
He further conveyed that during his performance at the NMEC, he felt the greatness of Egypt, thanking the management of the museum and all those in charge of organizing this concert.