Roumi arrived in Saudi Arabia Thursday, days after finishing Christmas concerts in Beirut.
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Renowned Lebanese soprano Majida el-Roumi performed at the Winter at Tantoura festival in Saudi Arabia's Al Ula province Friday night, marking the stars first appearance in the kingdom. Under the title of "Another World," her performance at the purpose-built Maraya concert hall was the second show of the festival, which began Dec. 20 with a concert from Saudi singer Mohamed Abdo and will run until Feb. 9 .Though this is the festivals first edition, Saudi Arabia hopes to make it an annual event every winter.The festival will conclude Feb. 8, with a performance by Greece's Yanni. It will be his second appearance in Saudi Arabia.
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