Born at Jezzine (Lebanon) in 1973, Fares Karam is a “variety-style and Lebanese Dabkah singer. He was spotted on Lebanese TV in 1996 thanks to a program, Studio Al-Fann (or, the Arts’ Studio). Since then he has recorded eight albums. He also performed in prestigious events such as the Fifteenth Faces Concert in 2005, the Carthage Festival in 2009, and Mawazine Festival in 2011. He likewise went on tours in the United States, Canada, Australia, and South America. In his music, Fares Karam mixes Dabkah (a group dance where dancers, with interlocked hands, stamp out the rhythms and dance) with revisited Lebanese rhythms. His main successful songs: Shefta (I have seen her), At-Tanura (the Skirt), Reitany, or Neswanji (Womanizer) are credited for propagating this Lebanese musical style.
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