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فارس كرم
Fares Karam

Background information
Origin Lebanon
Genres Lebanese, World,Oriental Arabic
Occupations Singer
Years active 1996-Present
Website [1][2]

Fares Karam (Arabic: فارس كرم) is a popular Lebanese singer who specializes in the Dabke style and Lebanese music in general, but with a more modernized twist. He has produced many hit singles around the Arab world & other parts of the Middle East such as El-Tanoura (The Skirt), Shefta (I Saw Her) and Neswanji (Womanizer). Throughout his career, he has participated in a large number of concerts, public celebrations, and festivals. Karam has also notably toured South America,USA,Australia and Canada.[1]

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Biography

Fares Karam was born in Jezzine,in Southern Lebanon to a modest working-class Christian family.[2] His father was a farmer and his mother worked as a teacher in the local school for their village.[3] Karam rose to the limelight in the 1990s when he participated in the 1996-7 series of the Lebanese talent show Studio El Fan. His musical style in recent times is linked more closely to Dabke his live band play many of his songs with a large tabal drum. This has helped make his music very popular in Lebanese nightclubs where patrons like to dance the Dabke .

Albums

  • Janen (2002)
  • Aktar Min Rohi (2003)
  • Dakhelo (2004)
  • Wedni (2005)
  • Yo'Borni (2007)

Awards

Fares Karam has won many prestigious awards in his artistic career[4]:

  • Sydney Cedars Club (1999)
  • Art Lebanon (2002)
  • Al- nojoum production Australia (2003)
  • Hollywood, California (2004)
  • Lions International (2005)
  • The Arms of Alberta (2005)
  • Fifteenth Faces Concert (2005)
  • Festival of Cartage (2006)

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References

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